Tuesday, August 30, 2005

OpenSource Projects: Organizing For Success








OpenSource Projects: Organizing For Success: Via Eclipse Corner: Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software ...

Here is an interesting example of a project charter, organizational model, and project framework for an open-source project, staffed by a consortium of aligned enterprises ...

... "The Eclipse Project (charter) is managed by a small group known as the Eclipse Project Management Committee (PMC). The work of the Project is organized into subprojects. Each subproject has a leader who has overall responsibility for its success. Large subprojects are further divided into component teams, each of who has a leader that is responsible for its overall success." ...


Eclipse is an open platform for tool integration built by an open community of tool providers. Operating under an open source paradigm, with a common public license that provides royalty free source code and world wide redistribution rights, the eclipse platform provides tool developers with ultimate flexibility and control over their software technology.

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