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Subject couchdb commit: updated refs/heads/master to a355997
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:02:57 GMT
Repository: couchdb
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master d2a3c3c09 -> a3559974f

Fauxton: Adding an info file for contributors


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: a3559974f539ebf0ca44e849fc161c3f8fb7e3b0
Parents: d2a3c3c
Author: suelockwood <>
Authored: Fri Mar 14 10:02:10 2014 -0400
Committer: suelockwood <>
Committed: Fri Mar 14 10:02:22 2014 -0400

 src/fauxton/ | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+)
diff --git a/src/fauxton/ b/src/fauxton/
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..3b3b623
--- /dev/null
+++ b/src/fauxton/
@@ -0,0 +1,22 @@
+Contributing to Fauxton
+Couchdb is an apache project, which is why we keep all our issues in Jira.  You can find
or submit issues for fauxton [here](
+We try to keep all tickets up to date with Skill level for you to have an idea of the level
of effort or comfortability with the framework you'd need to complete the task.
+To fix an issue in Fauxton, fork the Couchdb project to your github account. The [Readme
file]( has information
about how to get the project running.  To start working on a specific ticket, create a branch
with the Jira ID # followed by a traincase description of the issue. 
+> e.g.   1234-Added-support-for-list-functions
+If there is no Jira ticket for the issue you have, please create one. 
+When you're ready for a review, submit a Pull Request. We regularly check the PR list for
fauxton and should get back to you with a code review.  If no one has responded to you yet,
you can find us on IRC in #couchdb-dev.  Ping **Garren** or **Deathbear**, though anyone in
the room should be able to help you.
+We appreciate constructive feedback from people who use couchdb, so don't be shy. We know
there are bugs and we know there is room for improvement. 
+ʕ´•ᴥ•`ʔ Thanks! 
+-- Fauxton team
+PS - If you are new to contributing to open source, or using github reach out to us on irc
(#couchdb-dev)! We will happily help you.

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