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Subject svn commit: r1639289 - /directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:21:27 GMT
Author: pierresmits
Date: Thu Nov 13 10:21:26 2014
New Revision: 1639289

JIRA issue DIR-311: rewording of the 'contribute' page to make it more appealing and inviting
to participate. Reverting 'contribution' paragraph.


Modified: directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext
--- directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext (original)
+++ directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext Thu Nov 13 10:21:26 2014
@@ -26,10 +26,6 @@ These contributions, whether you think o
 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](
or [sponsorship program](
-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.
 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.
 Then you can :

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