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From "ASF GitHub Bot (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (APEXCORE-534) Improve setup instructions in contributor guidelines
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:07:21 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on APEXCORE-534:

Github user tweise commented on a diff in the pull request:

    --- Diff: src/md/contributing.md ---
    @@ -14,7 +14,38 @@ This project welcomes new contributors and invites everyone to participate.
     People that help with the project in any of the above categories or other ways are contributors.
See the [roles](http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html#roles) as defined by the
ASF. Community members that make sustained, welcome contributions to the project may be invited
to become a [committer](/people.html). 
    -## Code Style
    +## Before coding: One time Setup
    +### JIRA
    +Apache JIRA is used for issue tracking. If you do not already have an Apache JIRA account,
sign up [here](https://issues.apache.org/jira/). Note that the user name should have no white
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    +Please use a single JIRA account only (don't create multiple with different email addresses)
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    +Apex has 2 JIRA projects:
    +1. [APEXCORE](https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/APEXCORE/) for [apex-core](https://github.com/apache/apex-core)
and [apex-site](https://github.com/apache/apex-site)
    +2. [APEXMALHAR](https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/APEXMALHAR/) for [apex-malhar](https://github.com/apache/apex-malhar)
    +Before working on changes for any of the repositories, please locate an existing JIRA
ticket or submit a new one. In order to assign an issue to yourself, you need to be listed
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request to be added through a comment on the candidate ticket.
    --- End diff --
    I considered that but if you are looking at a ticket, then it is easier to do it from
there and it will result in an email to the dev list.

> Improve setup instructions in contributor guidelines
> ----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: APEXCORE-534
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/APEXCORE-534
>             Project: Apache Apex Core
>          Issue Type: Task
>            Reporter: Thomas Weise
>            Assignee: Thomas Weise
> Improve instructions for newcomers to get started contributing. 

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