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doc:guidelines [2019/05/16 15:34]
gkazhoya Added a bit of info on copyright notices.
doc:guidelines [2019/05/20 13:29] (current)
gkazhoya [Copyright notices]
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 A contribution is considered substantial if: A contribution is considered substantial if:
   * you added a new feature,   * you added a new feature,
-  * you fixed a major bug and thereby edited many lines of code in the file.+  * you fixed a major bug and thereby edited many lines of code in the file
 +  * you made a major refactoring of the code and improved readability and maintainability greatly.
  
 A contribution is considered not substantial if: A contribution is considered not substantial if:
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   * minor bug fixes,   * minor bug fixes,
   * copy paste of existing code with minor tweaks.   * copy paste of existing code with minor tweaks.
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 +This definition is, of course, not quantitative. If you are unsure, ask the current main maintainer of the software for an advice or look on the Internet for some inspiration,​ e.g., from the [[https://​www.gnu.org/​prep/​maintain/​html_node/​Copyright-Notices.html#​Copyright-Notices|GNU project]].