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'''Glossary:'''
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SUA – [http://www.eclipse.org/legal/epl/notice.php Eclipse Foundation Software User Agreement]
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The Software User Agreement, to be called "SUA" herein, is not actually a license - it does not grant any rights to use the software and that is why it must reference other legal notices and agreements. The main purpose of the SUA is to describe the potential layout of the legal documentation in the accompanying content.
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EPL - [http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-v10.php Eclipse Public License Version 1.0]
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The EPL was written specifically for the Eclipse Foundation.  First, it changes the Agreement Steward, formerly IBM for the CPL, to now be the Eclipse Foundation for the EPL.  Second, it addresses concerns some Eclipse Foundation members had with how the CPL deals with possible patent litigation.
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[http://www.eclipse.org/legal/eplfaq.php FAQ]
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CPL - [http://www.eclipse.org/legal/cpl-v10.html Common Public License Version]
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EMO - Eclipse Management Organization
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PMC - Project Management Committee

Revision as of 06:56, 19 September 2008

All Open Source License

Glossary:

SUA – Eclipse Foundation Software User Agreement

The Software User Agreement, to be called "SUA" herein, is not actually a license - it does not grant any rights to use the software and that is why it must reference other legal notices and agreements. The main purpose of the SUA is to describe the potential layout of the legal documentation in the accompanying content.


EPL - Eclipse Public License Version 1.0

The EPL was written specifically for the Eclipse Foundation. First, it changes the Agreement Steward, formerly IBM for the CPL, to now be the Eclipse Foundation for the EPL. Second, it addresses concerns some Eclipse Foundation members had with how the CPL deals with possible patent litigation. FAQ

CPL - Common Public License Version

EMO - Eclipse Management Organization

PMC - Project Management Committee

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