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Subject svn commit: r1639293 - /directory/site/trunk/content/contribute.mdtext
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:33:47 GMT
Author: pierresmits
Date: Thu Nov 13 10:33:46 2014
New Revision: 1639293

JIRA issue DIR-311: rewording of the 'contribute' page to make it more appealing and inviting
to participate. Re-wording '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 10:33:46 2014
@@ -27,9 +27,11 @@ 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. 
+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 :
 * Answer questions posted to the mailing lists.

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