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.
- 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 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.
- Quick and Fun
Process Prose: A quick overview of the development and IP
processes in cartoons and other forms.
Eclipse Foundation Policies