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# Contributing to Eclipse Platform
Thanks for your interest in this project.
## Project description
Eclipse Platform defines the set of frameworks and common services that
collectively make up infrastructure required to support the use of Eclipse as a
component model, as a Rich Client Platform (RCP) and as a comprehensive tool
integration platform. These services and frameworks include a standard workbench
user interface model and portable native widget toolkit, a project model for
managing resources, automatic resource delta management for incremental
compilers and builders, language-independent debug infrastructure, and
infrastructure for distributed multi-user versioned resource management.
## 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://eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?product=Platform
* Create a new report: https://eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=Platform
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.