So you'd like to contribute to OACC…
Thanks - that's awesome! After all, the OACC framework is an open-source project that welcomes and encourages contributions from community members like you.
To make this process as effortless as possible, please take a minute and read this guide before contributing.
Thanks again - you rock!
- Report bugs as issues on GitHub - after first searching for duplicates - and include detailed steps for reproduction (version, DBMS, code)
- For questions about possible bugs or documentation-related issues, please ask on the OACC mailing list
- For API changes, new features, elaborate enhancements or radical refactorings, please discuss on the OACC mailing list first
- When in doubt or for any questions, please ask on the OACC mailing list before investing a lot of your time
- You will need to fill out the Acciente Contributor's License Agreement (CLA) before we can accept and merge your code contribution(s)
- In general, please make sure to:
- add a test for any new feature/enhancement
- run the test suite for any changes
- apply the boy-scout rule: "Leave the code cleaner than you found it"
- make an effort to adhere to the existing coding style (ask on the OACC mailing list if you can't determine it)
- update the existing documentation (javadocs & comments) if you change the API (did you discuss this on the mailing list first?)
- include the Acciente copyright notice at the top of new files
- properly scope your commits, and include meaningful commit messages in a format that answers why a change was made and/or how it addressed an issue
- To improve the existing documentation or to create new guides or tutorials, please submit your documentations to the OACC mailing list
- Be sure to share your links to any external tutorials, articles, blog posts, best practices, etc. on the OACC mailing list