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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: interested in contributing
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:53:56 GMT
It feels like we need a message template in a repo to make replying to
these queries quick, easy, and complete.

Gary

On Dec 20, 2016 12:29 PM, "Jan Matèrne (jhm)" <apache@materne.de> wrote:

> Starting points are also
> - open issues (see JIRA:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/BrowseProjects.jspa#10260)
> - something you missed for yourself
> - something another misses (see userlist)
>
> Jan
>
> > -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org]
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 20. Dezember 2016 15:22
> > An: dev@commons.apache.org
> > Betreff: Re: interested in contributing
> >
> > Welcome Shan
> >
> > On 2016-12-20, Padmashantha Rajapakshe wrote:
> >
> > > I have 10+ years of Java experience, so would like to contribute for
> > > common project at the beginner level.
> >
> > This sounds great.
> >
> > > really appreciate if guide me with initial setup.
> >
> > Commons isn't a whole but rather a group of components with different
> > subsets of people working on it. Sometimes the subsets overlap, but
> > quite a few people are only contributing to one or a few components.
> >
> > So the first thing to figure out for you is what interests you the
> > most. What part of Commons would you enjoy contributing to the most?
> >
> > The homepage <http://commons.apache.org/> lists the "proper"
> > components, those that are considered mature and maintained enough to
> > be able to cut releases. You'll see there are a lot of different
> > things.
> >
> > Some components are still inside the sandbox
> > <http://commons.apache.org/sandbox.html> which means they are either
> > not yet ready for prime time or lacking developers who want to work on
> > them. As you are finding your way around, you should probably prefer a
> > component that has an active community so you don't need to work alone.
> >
> > Once you've selected a component that sounds interesting, we can go
> > from there.
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> >         Stefan
> >
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