[Qgis-developer] Fwd: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How not to suck at github - handling drive by commits
madmanwoo at gmail.com
Mon May 19 02:15:39 PDT 2014
Good idea. I like it.
On May 19, 2014 7:08 PM, "Paolo Cavallini" <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>
> A: OSGeo Discussions <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
> Here is a description on how to use
> CONTRIBUTING.mdÂ 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>> 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 anÂ
> CONTRIBUTING.mdÂ file.
> This link will provided on the pull-request page for potential
> 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
> and the fork/pull-request workflow makes "drive by commits" very easy.
> 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
> 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
> Jody Garnett
> Qgis-developer mailing list
> Qgis-developer at lists.osgeo.org
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