CONTRIBUTING

Welcome!

We're so glad you're thinking about contributing to GovEx guidance.
Before contributing, we encourage you to read our CONTRIBUTING guide (you are here) and review our LICENSE. If you have any questions, you can email the GovEx team at [email protected].

Ways to Contribute

If you do not already have a GitHub account, you can sign up for GitHub here. In the spirit of open data, everyone is encouraged to help improve this project. Here are some ways you can contribute:
  • by suggesting or drafting new content
  • by reporting and discussing technical or substantive issues
  • by translating content to a new language
  • by writing or editing documentation
  • by writing code and documentation (no pull request is too small: fix typos, add code comments, clean up inconsistent whitespace)
  • by reviewing pull requests
  • by addressing issues
Submit Great Issues
  • Before submitting a new issue, check to make sure a similar issue isn't already open. If one is, contribute to that issue thread with your feedback.
  • When submitting suggestions for new content, please try to provide as much detail as possible, including the rationale for the new content and any supportive real life documentation.
All in-line contributions to this project will be released as a GovEx project under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). By submitting a pull request, you are agreeing to assign your copyright interest to GovEx. Please do not contribute content you did not write yourself, unless you are certain you have the legal ability to do so.
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