[Qgis-developer] Fwd: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How not to suck at github - handling drive by commits

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Fri Jul 11 08:58:48 PDT 2014

Hi all.
Any taker?
All the best.

Il 19/05/2014 11:15, Nathan Woodrow ha scritto:
> Good idea. I like it.
> On May 19, 2014 7:08 PM, "Paolo Cavallini" <cavallini at faunalia.it
> <mailto:cavallini at faunalia.it>> wrote:
>     Hi all.
>     Why not adding a CONTRIBUTING.md file, following the suggestions from Jody?
>     All the best.
>     -------- Messaggio originale --------
>     Oggetto:        Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How not to suck at github - handling drive by
>     commits
>     Data:   Fri, 16 May 2014 13:02:11 -0700
>     Mittente:       Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com <mailto:jody.garnett at gmail.com>>
>     A:      OSGeo Discussions <discuss at lists.osgeo.org <mailto:discuss at lists.osgeo.org>>
>     Here is a description on how to use
>     CONTRIBUTING.md https://github.com/blog/1184-contributing-guidelines
>     Jody Garnett
>     On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com
>     <mailto:jody.garnett at gmail.com>
>     <mailto:jody.garnett at gmail.com <mailto:jody.garnett at gmail.com>>> wrote:
>         I have mentioned this in email/blog posts, but with the recent discussion on
>         GitHub I would like to send a reminder.
>         If your project is operating on GitHub please include an CONTRIBUTING.md file.
>         This link will provided on the pull-request page for potential contributors.
>         Here are some examples:
>         - https://github.com/geotools/geotools/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md
>         - https://github.com/geoserver/geoserver/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md
>         GitHub provides excellent documentation (the reason uDig migrated for Gitourious)
>         and the fork/pull-request workflow makes "drive by commits" very easy. This
>         CONTRIBUTIONS.md gives your team a chance to communicate any terms (include a
>         test case, sign a contribution agreement) clear.
>         Many of us are comfortable with open source as a user, understanding the
>         difference between GPL and BSD for example. The outline the terms for users of
>         the software. There is a second level of open source licenses outlining the terms
>         the project team requires when accepting contributions back into the "core"
>     codebase.
>         For an example "Apache Style" contributor license agreements are available for
>         OSGeo Projects here:Â http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/legal/licenses.html

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