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Re: [ee4j-community] Committers don't have to contribute code

You need to be a legal entity to be a member of the Eclipse Foundation.

A company is a legal entity. There are several membership levels for companies, I recommend that you use the contact information on the page that you referenced if you have further questions.

A committer, being a person, is also a legal entity and can join as a committer member.


P.S. I believe the accepted protocol when responding to a list digest is to trim away the content that is not relevant to the thread you're responding to.

On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 2:44 PM, Werner Keil <werner.keil@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

The most important question is, whether "company" can only be corporate entities like Ltd., PLC, etc. or theĀ  non-for-profit organizations, standards bodies, universities, research institutes, media and publishing, government and other organization types as defined by the Eclipse Foundation board of directors ( also qualify if they join as Solutions Members for 5000$ per year?

I understand, a JUG that has no formal incorporation and membership registry could have a hard time regarding IP, but those that are registered non-for-profit organizations, could they show up there, too if their members commit code?


Wayne Beaton
Director of Open Source Projects
The Eclipse Foundation

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