Commit 6f82a6d0 authored by Nick Roberts's avatar Nick Roberts

*** empty log message ***

parent 2462bc66
......@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ the Emacs distribution, the Emacs web pages also contain much
information.
You may also want to submit your change so that can be considered for
conclusion in a future version of Emacs (see below).
inclusion in a future version of Emacs (see below).
If you don't feel up to hacking Emacs, there are still plenty of ways to
help! You can answer questions on the mailing lists, write
......@@ -23,7 +23,8 @@ work in progress.
Ref: http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/
Finally, there are certain legal requirements and style issues which
all contributors need to be aware of.
all contributors need to be aware of:
o Coding Standards
......@@ -34,6 +35,7 @@ o Coding Standards
Emacs has certain additional coding requirements.
Ref: http://www.gnu.org/prep/standards_toc.html
Ref: Standards Info Manual
o Copyright Assignment
......@@ -41,15 +43,12 @@ o Copyright Assignment
Before we can accept code contributions from you, we need a
copyright assignment form filled out and filed with the FSF.
See some documentation by the FSF for details and contact us
via the Emacs mailing list to obtain the relevant
Contact us via the Emacs mailing list to obtain the relevant
forms.
Small changes can be accepted without a copyright assignment
form on file.
Ref: http://www.gnu.org/prep/maintain.html#SEC6
o Getting the Source Code
......@@ -57,7 +56,7 @@ o Getting the Source Code
from the Savannah web site. It is important that you submit
your patch using this version, as any bug in a released version
of Emacs may already be fixed. It also makes it easier for
others to test your patch,
others to test your patch.
Ref: http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs
......@@ -76,34 +75,35 @@ o Submitting Patches
A ChangeLog entry as plaintext (separate from the patch); see
the various ChangeLog files for format and content. Note that,
unlike some other projects, we do require ChangeLogs also for
documentation (i.e., .texi files).
documentation i.e. texinfo files.
Ref: Change Log Concepts node of the Standards Info Manual
The patch itself. If you are accessing the CVS repository use
"cvs update; cvs diff -cp"; else, use "diff -cp OLD NEW" or
"diff -up OLD NEW". If your version of diff does not support
these options, then get the latest version of GNU diff.
The patch itself. If you are accessing the CVS repository use
"cvs update; cvs diff -cp"; else, use "diff -cp OLD NEW". If
your version of diff does not support these options, then get
the latest version of GNU diff.
We accept patches as plain text (preferred for the compilers
themselves), MIME attachments (preferred for the web pages),
or as uuencoded gzipped text.
themselves), MIME attachments (preferred for the web pages), or
as uuencoded gzipped text.
When you have all these pieces, bundle them up in a mail message
and send it to emacs-pretest-bug@gnu.org or emacs-devel@gnu.org.
All patches and related discussion should be sent to the
emacs-pretest-bug mailinglist.
All subsequent discussion should also be sent to the mailing
list.
o Please read your patch before submitting it.
A patch containing several unrelated changes or
arbitrary reformats will be returned with a request
to re-formatting / split it.
A patch containing several unrelated changes reformats will be
returned with a request to send them separately.
o Supplemental information for Emacs Developers:
If you wish to contribute to Emacs on a regular basis then
you may be given write access to the CVS repository.
If you wish to contribute to Emacs on a regular basis then you
may be given write access to the CVS repository.
Discussion about Emacs development takes place on
emacs-devel@gnu.org.
......@@ -113,8 +113,8 @@ o Supplemental information for Emacs Developers:
add an item to the NEWS file.
The best way to understand Emacs Internals is to read the code
but there is also a node "GNU Emacs Internals" in the Appendix
of the Emacs Lisp Reference Manual that may help.
but the nodes "Tips" and "GNU Emacs Internals" in the Appendix
of the Emacs Lisp Reference Manual may also help.
The file DEBUG describes how to debug Emacs.
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2006-07-04 Nick Roberts <nickrob@snap.net.nz>
* CONTRIBUTE: New file.
2006-06-25 Kim F. Storm <storm@cua.dk>
* AUTHORS: Regenerate.
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