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+Contributing to the Eclipse Packaging Project (EPP)
+===================================================
+
+Thanks for your interest in this project. Contributions to the [Eclipse Packaging Project (EPP)] [1] are most welcome. There are many ways to contribute, from entering high quality bug reports, to contributing code or documentation changes.
+
+Project description:
+--------------------
+
+The objectives of the Eclipse Packaging project are to
+
+- create *entry level downloads* based on defined user profiles for the [Eclipse Simultaneous Release] [2]. The project defined and created the EPP downloads of Java Developer, Java EE Developer, C/C++ Developer, RCP Developer, and more. These downloads are available from the main [Eclipse download page] [3].
+- provide a platform that allows the creation of packages (zip/tar downloads) from an p2 repository. The core technology of the project will enable the creation of download packages that are created by bundling Eclipse features from one or multiple Eclipse p2 repositories.
+
+For more information, please go to the [Eclipse Packaging Project overview page] [4] or to the [EPP web site] [1].
+
+
+Developer resources:
+--------------------
+
+Information regarding source code management, builds, coding standards, and more.
+
+- <https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/technology.packaging/developer>
+
+- Nightly builds are created on the project's Hudson instance at <https://hudson.eclipse.org/packaging/>.
+- For instructions on how to run a build locally, follow the instructions of the README included in the root of this Git repository.
+
+Contributor License Agreement:
+------------------------------
+
+Before your contribution can be accepted by the project, you need to create and electronically sign the Eclipse Foundation Contributor License Agreement (CLA).
+
+- <http://www.eclipse.org/legal/CLA.php>
+
+Contact:
+--------
+
+Contact the project developers via the project's "dev" mailing list.
+
+- <https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/epp-dev>
+
+Search for bugs:
+----------------
+
+This project uses Bugzilla to track ongoing development and issues.
+
+- <https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?product=EPP>
+
+Create a new bug:
+-----------------
+
+Be sure to search for existing bugs before you create another one. Remember that contributions are always welcome!
+
+- <https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=EPP>
+
+
+
+[1]: http://eclipse.org/epp/
+[2]: http://wiki.eclipse.org/Simultaneous_Release
+[3]: http://eclipse.org/downloads/
+[4]: https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/technology.packaging

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