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    Open Forum

    Monday, July 4, 2011 - 02:30 by Mike Milinkovich
    I just got home from Germany after a whirlwind trip to join the Eclipse Democamps in Hamburg and Berlin. And now it’s time to head back already. Next week is the Open Forum in Stuttgart, and I have the great honour of joining an all star cast of keynotes including...
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    EclipseCon North America 2012

    Friday, July 1, 2011 - 09:20 by Mike Milinkovich
    I have some news! EclipseCon North America is moving from our long-term home in Santa Clara. We love the location there and the team at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara has been wonderful to work with. But after six years in a row it was time to try something new...
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    Hudson Now At Eclipse

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 11:00 by Mike Milinkovich
    Today’s announcement that Oracle is proposing to move the Hudson project to the Eclipse Foundation is big news. It’s news because of the popularity of the project, its history and, let’s face it, the Hudson/Jenkins fork that happened a few months back. One of the key issues that split the...
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    Open Healthcare. Or Not.

    Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 15:17 by Mike Milinkovich
    I thought Gunnar Hellekson’s post on the recent RFP from the US Veteran’s Administration (VA) to open source their VistA electronic healthcare record (EHR) system was a great overview of the challenges facing massive government agencies as they attempt to adopt an open source approach to their mission. I definitely...
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    Congratulations David!

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 08:00 by Mike Milinkovich
    Each year, the Eclipse Foundation recognizes key contributors and committers amongst its community with awards. This year we created a new Lifetime Contribution Award to recognize an individual who has a long, sustained record of contribution to Eclipse as a whole. That is, all three communities of Eclipse: adopters, users...
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    2011 Eclipse Board Election Results

    Monday, March 21, 2011 - 18:00 by Mike Milinkovich
    I am pleased to announce the results of the 2011 Eclipse Foundation Board elections. The elected Committer Member representatives for 2011 will be: Chris Aniszczyk Boris Bokowski Ed Merks The elected Sustaining Member (e.g. Solution and Enterprise Member) representatives for 2011 will be: Eric Clayberg (Google) Hans Kamutzki (MicroDoc) Mik...
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    Let the Voting Begin!

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 09:00 by Mike Milinkovich
    Voting begins today for the 2011 Eclipse Foundation Board of Director elections. We have a great slate of candidates, each of whom brings a great deal of knowledge and experience with the Eclipse community to the table. I highly encourage everyone to get involved with this process and vote! I...
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    Eclipse Foundation Elections

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 15:47 by Mike Milinkovich
    Just in case you hadn’t noticed, the nominations are in, and the “campaign” phase of our 2011 Board of Director elections in now in full swing. I have to say that I am particularly impressed with the quality of the candidates this year. There are a lot of well-known and...
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    OpenJDK Governance

    Saturday, January 29, 2011 - 16:30 by Mike Milinkovich
    On Friday, Mark Reinhold, mentioned that I have recently spent some time helping to help flesh out a draft governance model for the OpenJDK community. As John Duimovich described it, our goal is for OpenJDK to be “…an open, transparent, and meritocratic project that can be run in a lightweight...
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    Introducing Orion

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 08:00 by Mike Milinkovich
    Sometime later today some very exciting new code is going to show up in the e4 git repository at Eclipse. “Orion” is a brand new adventure for Eclipse, and one which we hope will interest and excite a whole new community: web developers. Orion is not a set of Java...