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==The Eclipse Development Process==
==The Eclipse Development Process==
* [ Open source rules of engagement]
* [ Open source rules of engagement]
** Transparency: Invite participation
*** Record discussion/decisions in mailing list, wiki, or other medium (e.g. [] [])
*** Use Bugzilla to capture discussion for new features (all code should have some corresponding Bugzilla or Gerrit record)
** Openness: Accept participation
*** Level playing field: open to all comers
*** Same set of rules for all contributors (even competitors)
** Meritocracy: Earn your way in
*** Contributors who demonstrate good behaviour may be invited to join the project
*** Earn more responsibility
* Who's who/Who does what
* Who's who/Who does what
** [ Eclipse Management Organization (EMO)]
** [ Eclipse Management Organization (EMO)]

Revision as of 08:47, 14 July 2014

Are you a new committer or project lead for an Eclipse project? Are you thinking about proposing a new open source project at Eclipse? In this tutorial, Eclipse Foundation staff members will walk you through the information that you need to know to be an effective open source project committer at Eclipse. The discussion includes an overview of the Eclipse Development Process, the Intellectual Property Due Diligence Process, and the Tools and IT Infrastructure available to Eclipse projects.


The Eclipse Development Process

Intellectual Property Due Diligence

  • Intellectual Property Overview (Who, What, Why)
  • Contribution Types
    • EPL (Project Licensed)
    • Non EPL - Third Party
  • Preparing an Initial Contribution
    • Welcome to IPZilla
    • Tips to ensure success

Resources and Provisioning

  • Overview of Infrastructure
  • Your Eclipse Foundation account, committer ID, other forges
  • Project provisioning process
  • Initial contribution, tools for committers: Git, Gerrit, Bugzilla, Wiki, project website
  • Interacting with your users: Forums, mailing lists
  • Asking for help: webmasters, other committers

Managing Your Eclipse Project

Managing Intellectual Property

Downloads, Builds

  • CBI, Hudson/HIPP and producing a build
  • Signing
  • Where to store build artifacts, linking, using mirrors
  • Download statistics
  • Cleaning up


Starting a New Open Source Project

This page is moderated by the EMO.

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