Eclipse Foundation Governance Documents
The basic governance of the Eclipse Foundation is laid out in the
Eclipse Foundation Documents
The Bylaws lay out the basic rules of governance of the Eclipse
Agreement: The Membership Agreement describes the rights and
responsibilities for each class of member in the Eclipse
- Affiliates Membership Guidelines: These guidelines provide an outline of the benefits, responsibilities and rights of affiliate companies related to the participation of affiliated members.
- Intellectual Property Policy:
The IP Policy describes the policies and mechanisms that the
Eclipse Foundation uses for accepting and licensing the
intellectual property developed by Eclipse projects.
- Antitrust Policy:
The Antitrust Compliance Policy describes the code of conduct
required by all Eclipse Foundation Members to ensure compliance
with Antitrust laws.
- EPL (Eclipse Public License): The
Eclipse Public License is the software license used by all Eclipse
projects. You can also read it in pdf form.
- Specification Process:
This document describes the fundamental rules for creating and governing specifications by Eclipse working groups.
Process: This document describes the fundamental rules for
creating and governing projects at the Eclipse community.
- Working Group Process:
This document describes the fundamental rules for
creating and governing working groups at the Eclipse community.
Eclipse Foundation Policies