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From amania...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1755130 - in /cayenne/site/cms/trunk/content: how-can-i-help.mdtext submit-patch.mdtext
Date Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:24:09 GMT
Author: amaniatis
Date: Thu Aug  4 00:24:09 2016
New Revision: 1755130

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1755130&view=rev
Log:
Document the github/git way to submit patches

Removed:
    cayenne/site/cms/trunk/content/submit-patch.mdtext
Modified:
    cayenne/site/cms/trunk/content/how-can-i-help.mdtext

Modified: cayenne/site/cms/trunk/content/how-can-i-help.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/cayenne/site/cms/trunk/content/how-can-i-help.mdtext?rev=1755130&r1=1755129&r2=1755130&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- cayenne/site/cms/trunk/content/how-can-i-help.mdtext (original)
+++ cayenne/site/cms/trunk/content/how-can-i-help.mdtext Thu Aug  4 00:24:09 2016
@@ -3,21 +3,20 @@ Title: How can I help?
 ## How Can I Help?
 
 Every volunteer project gets its strength from its participants. We invite
-everybody interested to participate in Cayenne. If you are willing to help,
-this can be done in many different ways:
+everybody to participate in Cayenne. If you are willing to help,
+this can be done in many different ways, by:
 
-* By contributing code.
-* By contributing documentation.
-* By testing Cayenne and reporting bugs.
-* By using Cayenne and reporting bugs.
-* By suggesting your own ideas on the mailing list and contributing code
-implementing them.
+* contributing code
+* contributing documentation
+* helping others on the mailing list
+* using Cayenne and reporting issues or missing features
+* suggesting your own ideas on the mailing list and contributing code
+implementing them
 
-If you want to contribute to Cayenne, first you should probably subscribe
-to developer mailing list to see what issues are discussed and to
-communicate with the project team. Code contributions are made via patches
-submitted via the the bug tracker. For more details read the Developer
-Guide that describes where the source code is, how to build it, etc.
+If you want to contribute to Cayenne, first you should subscribe
+to the [developer mailing list](mailing-lists.html) to see what issues are discussed and
to
+communicate with the project team.
 
-Read on to understand how to [submit a patch](submit-patch.html)
-.
+Next, clone the git source and make your changes. You can submit a patch in standard diff
format and attach it to our Jira task tracker, or more easily you can use [github](https://github.com/apache/cayenne)
to fork the project and submit a [Pull Request](https://help.github.com/articles/using-pull-requests/).
+
+Don't forget to also raise your issue on the Cayenne mailing list or make a ticket in Jira,
since we may not notice your pull request.
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