December 3, 2009

Is Eclipse an Open Source Community or Trade Association?

Article Source eWeek
December 3, 2009, 2:54 pm

Is the Eclipse Foundation a true open source community or simply a trade association?

That's the issue a former Eclipse Foundation bigwig raised recently before being slapped down by Eclipse Foundation Executive Director Mike Milinkovich.

In a post entitled, "It's a Trade Association," Bjorn Freeman-Benson, former Eclipse Foundation committer community director and mainstay at industry events representing the foundation, criticized the foundation for not doing enough to "provide the leadership and resources to maintain the core" Eclipse technology...

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