The basic governance of the Eclipse Foundation is laid out in the following
Eclipse Foundation Documents
The Bylaws lay out the basic rules of governance of the Eclipse Foundation.
- Membership Agreement:
The Membership Agreement describes
the rights and responsibilities for each class of member in the Eclipse
- 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.
- Anti-Trust Policy: The Anti-Trust Compliance Policy describes
the code of conduct required by all Eclipse Foundation Members to ensure
compliance with anti-trust laws.
- EPL (Eclipse Public License): The Eclipse Public License is the software license
used by all Eclipse projects. You can also read it in
- Development Process:
This document describes the fundamental rules for creating and governing
projects at the Eclipse community.
- Quick and Fun Process Prose:
A quick overview of the development and IP processes in cartoons and other forms.
Eclipse Board Directives and Resolutions