[Freeswitch-docs] docs/SubmittingPatches | contributor guidelines

Michael Jerris mike at jerris.com
Fri Sep 19 00:24:24 MSD 2014

+1.  I thought there was a way to include this doc on confluence via
the raw link from stash.  Did that get done yet?

> On Sep 18, 2014, at 4:22 PM, Travis Cross <tc at travislists.com> wrote:
> This is an FYI about the documentation of our guidelines for creating
> and submitting patches.  We keep a document in tree,
> `docs/SubmittingPatches` that outlines what we want from contributors.
> Lately I've made a habit of extending that document when I see a
> contributor do something in a pull request that we don't want to see,
> or conversely, not do something that we do.
> The document covers how commits should be organized, what a good
> commit message looks like (with an example), how to refer to issues
> for our JIRA commit hooks to operate, and other details.  The document
> is in Markdown format.  We'll be expanding this document further over
> time.
> We should find ways to encourage contributors to read and refer to
> this document.  And when contributors make errors we've covered, we
> should gently refer them to our guidelines.  Compared to just fixing
> up the commits for them, this has the advantage of educating our
> community on our norms.
> Cheers,
> -- TC
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