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Subject svn commit: r1301834 - /incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/developer-faqs.mdtext
Date Sat, 17 Mar 2012 00:23:22 GMT
Author: kschenk
Date: Sat Mar 17 00:23:22 2012
New Revision: 1301834

kls -- a number of changes


Modified: incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/developer-faqs.mdtext
--- incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/developer-faqs.mdtext (original)
+++ incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/developer-faqs.mdtext Sat Mar 17 00:23:22
@@ -20,14 +20,15 @@ Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Softwa
 Apache "" is an effort undergoing incubation at The Apache Software Foundation
-  - [How do I edit this website?](#how_do_i_edit_this_website)
+  - [How do I edit the websites?](#how_do_i_edit_the_websites)
   - [I've just been voted in as a committer what do I need to do?](#ive_just_been_voted_in_as_a_committer__what_do_i_need_to_do)
+  - [I'm not a committer, but would like to contribute, what should I do?](#im_not_a_committer)
   - [How do I use Apache Subversion?](#how_do_i_use_apache_subversion)
   - [Where can I find out more about code development?](#where_can_i_find_out_more_about_code_development)
   - [Where can I download developer builds?](#where_can_i_download_developer_builds)
-##How do I edit this website?
+##How do I edit the websites?<a name="how_do_i_edit_the_websites" />
 The pages on this, the Apache "project", website are written in [markdown
syntax][1] and stored in SVN at 
@@ -35,13 +36,13 @@ The pages on this, the Apache OpenOffice
 The pages of the migrated are stored in SVN at [][12].
 Via integration with the [Apache CMS](, it is possible
to edit, stage and publish 
-website updates from the command line, or by using a web-based interface.
+website updates from the command line, or by using a web-based interface, the [CMS bookmarklet](.
 Detailed information can be found in the [How to edit the website][3] page.
 Information on deeper website development is found on the [Website Development][10] page.
-##I've just been voted in as a Committer.  What do I need to do?
+##I've just been voted in as a Committer.  What do I need to do?<a name="ive_just_been_voted_in_as_a_committer__what_do_i_need_to_do"
 First, congratulations.  Your contributions to the project have been noted and we 
 hope that as a Committer you will be even more active.
@@ -62,13 +63,29 @@ that your preferred userid is not alread
 further instructions for setting up your account.  This may take a couple of days.
  1. If you were also voted as a PPMC member, you should then [subscribe] [8] to the 
 PPMC's private mailing list.
  1. Finally, you should read the ["Guide for new committers"] [9]
-##How do I use Apache Subversion?
+##I'm not a committer, but would like to contribute, what should I do? <a name="im_not_a_committer"
+Apache OpenOffice welcomes your contributions!
+If you want to contribute to either of the websites, you can do this by
+using subversion and submitting patches via e-mail, or for quick changes, you can use
+the [CMS bookmarklet]( and use to edit a page,
+and submit a patch as described in the [Apache CMS Reference Manual](
+E-mail your PATCH contribution to
+Your contributions will be recognized by the committer submitting the PATCH in the
+log entry for the committed patch, and you will be added to the [OpenOffice credits page](
+to recognize your contribution.
+##How do I use Apache Subversion?<a name="how_do_i_use_apache_subversion" />
 Instructions can be found on the [Subversion Basics] [11] page.
-##Where can I find out more about code development?
+##Where can I find out more about code development?<a name="where_can_i_find_out_more_about_code_development"
 You might want to start by reviewing the legacy information on [
 development]( Or, take
@@ -78,13 +95,21 @@ patches through the developer mailing li
  for further details. 
-##Where can I download developer builds?
+##Where can I download developer builds?<a name="where_can_i_download_developer_builds"
 Developer builds are not official releases and may be unstable.  But they can be useful to
download for those who 
 need early access to builds, but who do not want to compile their own build.
 The nightly Buildbot builds can be found [here][13] (currently only 64-bit Linux).  
+Developer builds for the upcomind 3.4 release can be found from:
+>[the AOO 3.4 Unofficial Developer Snapshots page](
+Additionally --
 Raphael Bircher posts occasional 
 "developer snapshot" builds for other platforms on his [personal website][14].
@@ -93,6 +118,8 @@ Ariel Constenla-Haile has posted a set o
 Also, please see the [Planning Area of the Project Wiki](
 additional information on current and future releases.

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