Eclipse Foundation Board Meeting Minutes

May 16, 2012

A Meeting of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Foundation, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Corporation”), was held on held at 11:00 am Eastern time on May 16, 2012 as a regularly scheduled teleconference.

Present on the teleconference were the following Directors:





Chris Aniszczyk

Elected Committer Representative


John Arthorne

Elected Committer Representative


Jutta Bindewald



Cedric Carbone



Eric Clayberg

Elected Sustaining Representative


Paul Clenahan

Actuate Corporation


Etienne Juliot



Hans Kamutzki

Elected Sustaining Representative


John Kellerman



Mik Kersten

Elected Sustaining Representative


Jochen Krause

Innoopract GmbH


Donald Smith for Dennis Leung



Paul Lipton

CA Technologies


Achim Loerke



Ed Merks

Elected Committer Representative


Wolfgang Neuhaus

itemis AG


Jason Van Zyl


Present at the invitation of the Board was Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director, Chris Larocque, Treasurer, and Janet Campbell, Secretary, of Foundation, Inc.   

General Business:

            Mike Milinkovich introduced the full and abridged minutes for the Board meetings of April 18, 2012.  With one minor change to the abridged minutes, the Board passed the following resolution unanimously:

            RESOLVED, the minutes and abridged minutes for the Board meeting of April 18, 2012 are approved.

Mike Milinkovich reported that the following two resolutions had been passed by the Board electronically:

RESOLVED, the full minutes of the Board Meeting of March 26, 2012 are approved.

RESOLVED, the abridged minutes of the Board Meeting of March 26, 2012 are approved.

In addition, Mike reported that Mik Kersten had resigned from the IP Advisory Committee.

Topics and Issues Report:

            Mike Milinkovich asked if anyone had any questions related to the Topics and Issues Report that was distributed on April 26, 2012 to the Board mailing list.  Mike highlighted the fact that switching the location of EclipseCon created a lot of additional work for the Eclipse Foundation staff.  He further reported that the Foundation expected to switch locations again next year and hold EclipseCon in Boston. 

Industry Working Groups:

            Mike Milinkovich provided an overview of the Location Industry Working Group, the related material for which is attached as Exhibit C.   Mike indicated there was a solid group of technology looking for a home.  Paul Clenahan indicated that Actuate might be interested in the IWG. 

Jochen Krause asked if the Eclipse Foundation would be hosting data.  Mike indicated that at the moment, the expectation is that only code would be hosted at, though OpenStreetMap was a data source that the IWG might make use of.  Mike asked if there was a concern that he should be aware of.  Jochen replied that his concern was primarily that hosting data at would stretch the existing Eclipse infrastructure.   Mike indicated that if was hosting a particular data set, that it would have to be self funded by the IWG and incremental over what was currently doing. 

Paul Clenahan asked about the confidentiality level of the material.  Mike responded that Eclipse’s interest in pursuing this area is open and that there was a mailing list that people could subscribe to. 

            Mike noted to the Board that the Enterprise Bundle Repository discussion would be deferred until June at this point to give IBM additional time to evolve the proposal.   Mike confirmed that the next Board meeting would be June 19 and 20 in Raleigh, North Carolina.   There being no further business to attend to, Mike Milinkovich declared the meeting adjourned at 11:25 am.

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This being a true and accurate record of the proceedings of this Meeting of the Board of Directors held on May 16, 2012, is attested to and signed by me below.

/s/ Janet Campbell      

                                                                                                Secretary of Meeting