Eclipse Contributor Agreement

Version 2.0.0   August 22, 2016

This is a reference copy of the terms of the Eclipse Contributor Agreement. To actually complete and submit an ECA, please go to the ECA form.

Thank you for your interest in one or more projects managed by the Eclipse Foundation, Inc. ("Eclipse Foundation"). In order for You (as defined below) to make intellectual property Contributions (as defined below) now or in the future to Eclipse Foundation projects, You must agree to this Eclipse Contributor Agreement ("ECA"). If You have any questions about this agreement, licensing, or anything related to intellectual property at the Eclipse Foundation, please send an email to

Please read this ECA carefully before accepting its terms. By accepting the ECA, You are agreeing to be bound by its terms. If You want to accept this ECA, complete the form completely, print a copy for Your records, and when ready, press the “Accept” button at the end of this form.

As used in this ECA: (i) “You" (or "Your") shall mean the entity that is making this Agreement with the Eclipse Foundation; (ii)"Contribution" shall mean any original work of authorship, including any modifications or additions to an existing work, that is submitted by You to the Eclipse Foundation for inclusion in, or documentation of, any of the Eclipse Foundation projects; and (iii) “Submit” (or “Submitted”) means any form of communication sent to the Eclipse Foundation (e.g. the content You post on electronic mailing lists, forums, content management systems, source code control systems, code review systems, issue tracking systems, etc. that are used by the Eclipse Foundation).

This agreement applies to all Contributions You Submit.

This ECA, and the license(s) associated with the particular Eclipse Foundation projects You are contributing to, provides a license to Your Contributions to the Eclipse Foundation and downstream consumers, but You still own Your Contributions, and except for the licenses provided for in this ECA, You reserve all right, title and interest in Your Contributions.

The Eclipse Foundation requires that each Contribution You Submit now or in the future to comply with the following commitments documented in the Developer Certificate of Origin (DCO). To confirm that You have read and agreed to each, please click on the box beside each one.

Developer Certificate of Origin

Version 1.1

Copyright (C) 2004, 2006 The Linux Foundation and its contributors.
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San Francisco, CA 94110 USA

Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.

Developer's Certificate of Origin 1.1

By making a contribution to this project, I certify that:

  1. The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I have the right to submit it under the open source license indicated in the file or
  2. The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the best of my knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open source license and I have the right under that license to submit that work with modifications, whether created in whole or in part by me, under the same open source license (unless I am permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated in the file or
  3. The contribution was provided directly to me by some other person who certified (a), (b) or (c) and I have not modified it.
  4. I understand and agree that this project and the contribution are public and that a record of the contribution (including all personal information I submit with it, including my signoff) is maintained indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with this project or the open source license(s) involved.

You will promptly notify the Eclipse Foundation if You become aware of any facts or circumstances that would make these commitments inaccurate in any way. To do so, please send an email to

The Eclipse Foundation takes intellectual property very seriously, so we are going to ask You to re­-confirm this ECA every three years.

You represent that the information provided below is accurate.