Eclipse 2020-12 Acknowledgements
The entire Eclipse Project team would like to thank the Eclipse Foundation staff for their tireless efforts, including: Denis Roy, Matt Ward, Eric Poirier, Frederic Gurr and Mikaël Barbero for not only keeping all that infrastructure going, but also constantly improving it; Sharon Corbett for guiding us through the Eclipse legal process; Wayne Beaton for giving us process support and improved tools to simplify and manage our development process; Thabang Mashologu and Christie Witt for help with marketing the release and providing Logos and artwork; and Mike Milinkovich for running the whole show.
We would also like to thank the users and adopters who support our efforts, through a range of activities, including early testing, being a Friend of Eclipse, contracting special work, or outright employment.
A special thanks goes to Holger Voormann for his Eclipse IDE promotion videos.
The Platform team would like to thank everyone who has helped us to improve the quality by testing and reporting bugs and enhancement requests. And a special thanks to other Eclipse projects we prereq: EMF and ECF who also provide timely updates so that we can be ontime. Special thanks to the following list of people, in alphabetical order, who contributed code to the project: Albert Mink, Alexander Fedorov, Alexander Kurtakov, Alexandr Miloslavskiy, Alex Blewitt, Amit Mendapara, Andrew Obuchowicz, Andrey Loskutov, Ardit Ymeri, Carsten Hammer, Chenhui Xu, Christian Gabrisch, Christoph Läubrich, Cosmin Toma, Denis Ungemach, Dieter Mai, Ed Merks, Gunnar Wagenknecht, Hannes Wellmann, Holger Voormann, Ingo Mohr, Jay Arthanareeswaran, Jeeeyul Lee, Jens Lidestrom, Jeremy Whiting, Jonah Graham, Jonathan Williams, Julian Honnen, Kalyan Prasad Tatavarthi, Karsten Thoms, Lakshmi P Shanmugam, Lars Vogel, Markus Keller, Matthias Becker, Michael Golubev, Mickael Istria, Niraj Modi, Noopur Gupta, Paul D'Pong, Paul Pazderski, Peter Severin, Peter Wichers, Pierre-Yves Bigourdan, Reto Urfer, Rolf Theunissen, Sarika Sinha, Sebastian Ratz, Simon Leischnig, Sravan Kumar Lakkimsetti, Thomas Singer, Thomas Watson, Tobias Melcher, Tom Vandenbussche, Torbjörn Svensson, Tu Ton, Victor Rubezhny, Vikas Chandra, Will Rogers and Wim Jongman. We would also like to acknowledge Alexander Kurtakov for all the build and releng support.We also thank the other Eclipse projects that make up a part of the infrastructure we depend on: Tycho, EGit, EMF, ECF for providing fixes and steady improvements.
The JDT team would like to thank everyone who filed good enhancement requests, helped us improve quality by testing and filing good bug reports, and provided answers on JDT forums/newsgroups. Special thanks to the following list of people, in alphabetical order, who contributed code to the project: Alexander Kurtakov, Andrey Loskutov, Carsten Hammer, Fabrice Tiercelin, Gayan Perera, George Gastaldi, Gunnar Wagenknecht, Helge Böhme, Jay Arthanareeswaran, Jeff Johnston, Julian Honnen, Kalyan Prasad Tatavarthi, Karsten Thoms, Kenneth Styrberg, Kris De Volder, Lakshmi P Shanmugam, Lars Vogel, Manoj Palat, Mateusz Matela, Michael Haubenwallner, Noopur Gupta, Olivier Thomann, Ralph Steiner, Roland Grunberg, Sarika Sinha, Shi Chen, Simeon Andreev, Sravan Kumar Lakkimsetti, Stephane, Stephan Herrmann, Victor Rubezhny and Vikas Chandra for features and bug fixes.
The Plug-in Development Environment team would like to thank the numerous contributors who continue to improve the component every release. Special thanks to those who contributed code: Alexander Fedorov, Alexander Kurtakov, Andrey Loskutov, Carsten Hammer, Christoph Läubrich, Helge Böhme, Julian Honnen, Karsten Thoms, Lars Vogel, Mickael Istria, Noopur Gupta, Sebastian Ratz, Sravan Kumar Lakkimsetti, Thomas Watson, Vikas Chandra, Vincent Lorenzo and Wim Jongman.
The Equinox team would like to thank all the contributors that helped improve the project by filing bug reports and enhancement requests. We also would like to thank the community of developers that have contributed to the Equinox code base this release: Alexander Kurtakov, Andrey Loskutov, Carsten Hammer, Christoph Läubrich, Dirk Fauth, Lars Vogel, Mykola Nikishov, Sravan Kumar Lakkimsetti, Thomas Watson and Will Rogers.
The Eclipse project and its contributors also want to deeply thank Daniel Megert, who was one of the initial committers, a project lead and a PMC member for many years, a mentor to many other contributors, and who contributed to the continued success of the Eclipse project on many leadership, technical and process aspects beyond what a few words can say. Dani passed away during the development of Eclipse 4.18.