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Re: Pointers to start contributing
Thanks for the overwhelming response. I will start working on starter bugs.
I'm planning to look into "Clean up sorting functions for mixed text and
numbers" bug. It looks like a good place to start.
On Sat, Jun 29, 2019 at 6:10 AM Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx>
> 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.
> > 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
> >  https://github.com/kicad/kicad-website/pulls
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