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Re: [PATCH] What's the quickest way to contribute?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] What's the quickest way to contribute?
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:48:40 +0200

> Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 18:59:09 +0100
> From: Oleh Krehel <address@hidden>
> I like Emacs a lot and I'd like to contribute to the development.  I
> have assigned the FSF Copyright and made some small contributions in
> the past, but so far my contributions have been moving slower than
> molasses.

Thanks for your contributions, and sorry for being so slow in reacting
on them.

> A few questions/ possible answers follow on why this is:
> 1. My patches / bug reports are lame. Then I'd appreciate at least
> some feedback pointing out the faults. I learn quickly.
> 2. I'm submitting to the wrong place, e.g. to the bug tracker instead
> of the devel list or vice versa. I'd like to know the proper and
> approved way to do this.
> 3. My patches / bug reports are low priority and are not worth
> applying / responding to. Then please let me know the priority areas
> in which contributions are more actively accepted.
> 4. The devs are swamped with bug reports and I should just wait a few
> months more until my turn.

I wouldn't say "swamped", but definitely busy.  So:

5. Please ping after a week that you didn't see any replies for your
report, and keep pinging until things move.

> I could then help with the review of other people's one-liners.

Please do, and thanks in advance.

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