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From Gordon Smith <gosm...@adobe.com>
Subject RE: Add CONTRIBUTING file to projects
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:20:17 GMT
The "Getting the code" section only mentions the SDK and TLF repos. We have several others.

- Gordon


-----Original Message-----
From: Justin Mclean [mailto:justin@classsoftware.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 5:28 AM
To: dev@flex.apache.org
Subject: Re: Add CONTRIBUTING file to projects

Hi,

Work in progress, feedback welcome and will check in soon so people can update.


Apache Flex (Flex)
==================

    Apache Flex is an application framework for easily building Flash-based
    applications for mobile devices, the browser and desktop.
    
    For detailed information about Apache Flex please visit:
    http://flex.apache.org/


Contributing
============

    Apache Flex is for the community and we would like to see more
    community involvement.

    The community can help the Apache Flex project by helping out on the
    mailing list, reporting and fixing bugs, testing, providing code
    and new components and other ways. All contributions are welcome.
    
    Once involved in the project for a while you may be invited to become a
    committer by the Apache Flex PMC.
    
    For more details information please visit:
    https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLEX/Helping+Out
    
Mailing Lists
=============

	The two main mailing list are the user list for discussing how to code in
	Flex and any issues you run into and the dev list for discussing ongoing
	development of the SDK.
	
	You can subscribe to the mailing lists by sending an email to:
	users-subscribe@flex.apache.org
	dev-subscribe@flex.apache.org
	
	Note that both mailing lists have are mid-high volume lists.
	
    For those who prefer forums:
    http://s.apache.org/flex-users-forum
    http://s.apache.org/flex-dev-forum
    
Reporting Bugs
==============
   
    The bug base for Apache Flex can be found here:
    https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX
    
    You need to set up a JIRA account to submit a bug report but can browse
    and search the bug base without an account.
    
    When reporting an issue the follow information is helpful:
    - OS, browser and Flash Player version or AIR version
    - Screen shots
    - Small sample application showing the issue
    - Steps on how to reproduce the issue
    	 
    It may be you bug you've found has already been reported, please
    try searching JIRA for the same bug before reporting a new bug.

Getting the code
================

	The Apache FLex SDK code is stored in a git repository.
	
	To check out:
    git clone https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/flex-sdk.git sdk
    cd sdk
    git checkout develop

    You will also need:
    git clone https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/flex-tlf.git tlf

    See the RELEASE_NOTE for how to set up and build the SDK.
    
    You can also see a GitHub mirror here:
    https://github.com/apache/flex-sdk

Contributing Code
=================
    
    If you have a bug fix, new componont or other code you which to give to
    Apache Flex please open a JIRA ticket and attach the code to it.
    
    A committer will take a look, review and test it and help you get the code
    into the SDK.
    
    If the code is a significant size we may ask you to sign an license
    agreement (ICLA) or software grant.
    

Thanks for using Apache Flex.  Enjoy!

The Apache Flex Project
<http://flex.apache.org>

Thanks,
Justin


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