Category Archives: Eclipse 101

Eclipse Foundation Specification Process Step-by-Step

Scientific progress goes “boink”? – Hobbes The Eclipse Foundation Specification Process (EFSP) provides a framework and governance model for developers engaged in the process of developing specifications. Specification: A specification is a collection of related artifacts. The EFSP defines a … Continue reading

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Eclipse Development Process 2018

On December 7/2018, the Eclipse Foundation’s Board of Directors approved a new edition of the Eclipse Development Process (EDP) which introduces one particularly significant change, along with a small number of other useful changes. We rolled this new edition out … Continue reading

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EFSP: Creation

The Eclipse Foundation Specification Process (EFSP) includes an image that provides an overview of what goes into creating a new Specification Project. By creating, we mean the process of taking a Specification from an initial idea or concept through to the point where the … Continue reading

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EFSP: The EFSP

The Eclipse Foundation Specification Process defines a general framework for developing specifications in open source at the Eclipse Foundation. Continue reading

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Eclipse IP Process: Service Releases of Third Party Content

The primary role of the Eclipse IP Team is to reduce the risks associated with adopting open source software. In broad terms, they ensure that the licenses on content are compatible, that provenance is clear, and that content otherwise unencumbered … Continue reading

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Jakarta EE @EclipseFdn: Getting it done

To say that bringing Jakarta EE to life at the Eclipse Foundation was a massive undertaking is a gross understatement. We started this effort in early 2018. Today, we have 39 open source projects (as part of the EE4J Top … Continue reading

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Lightening the Release Review Burden

The Eclipse Architecture Council is in the process of making a change to how the Eclipse Development Process (EDP) defines the Reviews that Eclipse open source projects are required to engage in. Foremost on our minds is the nature of Release … Continue reading

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