[License-review] EPL 2.0

Richard Fontana fontana at sharpeleven.org
Sat Sep 16 02:50:21 UTC 2017

> On 2017-09-14 5:23 PM, Meeker, Heather J. wrote:
>> Has there been an official announcement or publication of EPL 2.0 yet?

> The Eclipse Foundation has announced it, and has posted it to our
> website. We already have a few projects using it, and JUnit has
> already made the switch. Please see
> https://www.eclipse.org/org/press-release/20170829eplv2.php
> HTML, plain text and PDF versions are all available here: 
> https://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-2.0/
> I am not sure if the OSI has made any announcement, or has posted
> it.  AFAIK that is just waiting on Richard Fontana having time
> available to do so.

Just to clarify the situation, the OSI considers EPL 2.0 with the
revised Exhibit A to *be* EPL 2.0. EPL 2.0 is OSI-approved and the
license text has now been posted on the OSI website:

The lists
have also been updated (including replacement of EPL 1.0 with EPL 2.0
on the 'popular/widely-used/strong communities' list). I have put EPL
1.0 in the 'superseded' category since that's what was done with MPL


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