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Re: Pointers to start contributing


On 6/28/2019 2:23 PM, Seth Hillbrand wrote:
> On 2019-06-28 13:25, Gabriel Staples, ElectricRCAircraftGuy.com wrote:
>> Agreed! I was literally about to suggest the same thing. Add to this
>> page: http://kicad-pcb.org/contribute/developers/
>> That type of info (from Seth just now) would best be served I think
>> though on a KiCad wiki, where any developer or contributor with edit
>> access can just jump in and click an edit button and type that up or
>> make edits or improvements as they see fit. Would it be possible for
>> KiCad to get a wiki?
> Hi Gabriel/Ben-
> I'm happy that the summary is useful.  I'll talk with others about if
> and where we might include a summary section or divide up the
> contributing site to make it more manageable.

I don't see any issues with adding your summary to the contributing page
on the KiCad website.  I would think a link to Jon's KiCon presentation
would also be useful.

> On the wiki idea, we have pull requests for the kicad-website[1]. 
> Personally, I find this setup preferable as it keeps our toolbase (git +
> markdown) consistent and the content moderated.  Please give
> contributing a shot over there first.  Github will even give you an
> inline markdown editor, so you don't need to learn git, just fork and go.
> Best-
> Seth
> [1] https://github.com/kicad/kicad-website/pulls
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