Category Archives: EDP

Progress and Release Reviews

The Eclipse Development Process (EDP) requires that a project team engage in a successful progress or release review before creating a formal release. We use progress and release reviews as an opportunity to validate that a project team is following the open source … Continue reading

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Incubation in the Eclipse Development Process

The Eclipse Development Process has a notion of phases. Two of those phases are Incubation and Mature. While in both of these phases, an Eclipse open source project operates in basically the same manner: only committers can push content, committers … Continue reading

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EFSP: The Specification Committee Votes

One key difference between Eclipse open source software projects as defined by the Eclipse Development Process (EDP), and open source specification projects as defined by the Eclipse Foundation Specification Process (EFSP) is that specification projects must be aligned with exactly … 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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EFSP: The EDP

The Eclipse Foundation Specification Process (EFSP) was authored as an extension to the Eclipse Development Process (EDP). With this in mind, before we can discuss the EFSP, we’ll start with a quick EDP primer. At a high (and very simplified) … Continue reading

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