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# Contributing to Eclipse Papyrus
Thanks for your interest in this project.
## Project description
Eclipse Papyrus provides an integrated, user-consumable environment for editing
any kind of EMF model and particularly supporting UML and related modeling
languages such as SysML and MARTE. Papyrus provides diagram editors for
EMF-based modeling languages amongst them UML 2 and SysML and the glue required
for integrating these editors (GMF-based or not) with other MBD and MDSD tools.
It also offers a very advanced support of UML profiles that enables users to
define editors for DSLs based on the UML 2 standard and its extension
mechanisms. The main feature of Papyrus regarding this latter point is a set of
very powerful customization mechanisms which can be leveraged to create
user-defined Papyrus perspectives and give it the same look and feel as a native
## Developer resources
Information regarding source code management, builds, coding standards, and
The project maintains the following source code repositories
This project uses Bugzilla to track ongoing development and issues.
* Search for issues: https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?product=Papyrus
* Create a new report:
Be sure to search for existing bugs before you create another one. Remember that
contributions are always welcome!
## Eclipse Contributor Agreement
Before your contribution can be accepted by the project team contributors must
electronically sign the Eclipse Contributor Agreement (ECA).
Commits that are provided by non-committers must have a Signed-off-by field in
the footer indicating that the author is aware of the terms by which the
contribution has been provided to the project. The non-committer must
additionally have an Eclipse Foundation account and must have a signed Eclipse
Contributor Agreement (ECA) on file.
For more information, please see the Eclipse Committer Handbook:
Contact the project developers via the project's "dev" list.