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From pierresm...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1639285 - /directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:13:43 GMT
Author: pierresmits
Date: Thu Nov 13 10:13:43 2014
New Revision: 1639285

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1639285
Log:
JIRA issue DIR-311: rewording of the 'contribute' page to make it more appealing and inviting
to participate. Adding the other 'textual' paragraphs. redo.

Modified:
    directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext

Modified: directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext?rev=1639285&r1=1639284&r2=1639285&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext (original)
+++ directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext Thu Nov 13 10:13:43 2014
@@ -24,14 +24,12 @@ But you can help us and yourself more!
 As we are a community of volunteers working with the guidelines and policies of the Apache
Software Foundation (the Apache Way) in mind, we welcome any kind of input you can provide
to get better products. 
 These contributions, whether you think of reporting bugs, supplying code enhancements, improvements
to our documentation, answering questions in our mailing lists or anywhere else are valuable
to us. Because these will help us in helping you.
 
-You can also consider **donating** in other ways to the Apache Software Foundation. Look
for more information on that subject at this pages: [resource donation](http://www.apache.org/foundation/contributing.html)
or [sponsorship program](http://apache.org/foundation/sponsorship.html).
+You can also consider donating in other ways to the Apache Software Foundation. Look for
more information on that subject at this pages: [resource donation](http://www.apache.org/foundation/contributing.html)
or [sponsorship program](http://apache.org/foundation/sponsorship.html).
 
-So, you consider **contributing** to our project. But how do you go about achieving this?
-Well, it is as easy as pie. The first thing youÕll need to do is **subscribe** to one of
our mailing lists (see the overview below) and youÕre set to go to deliver your first contribution:
a posting there, about how great our products are, what you found missing, or even the bug
you got confronted with. 
+So, you consider contributing to our project. But how do you go about achieving this?
+Well, it is as easy as pie. The first thing youÕll need to do is subscribe to one of our
mailing lists (see the overview below) and youÕre set to go to deliver your first contribution:
a posting there, about how great our products are, what you found missing, or even the bug
you got confronted with. 
 You might even consider a more interactive approach and join the team on our IRC channel.
 
-After you have had your first contribution over and done with, it stays **easy**. You can:
-
 OLD
 To begin with, we suggest you to subscribe to the [Directory Mailing Lists & IRC](mailing-lists-and-irc.html)
(follow the link for information on how to subscribe and to access the mail list archives).
Listen-in for a while, to see how others make contributions.
 



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