Commit 2327cc4f authored by Philip Withnall's avatar Philip Withnall

docs: Convert CONTRIBUTING.md to actually be Markdown

This doesn’t change its contents, just its formatting.
Signed-off-by: Philip Withnall's avatarPhilip Withnall <withnall@endlessm.com>
parent 5506de3b
......@@ -7,25 +7,25 @@ avoid unnecessary breakage, and to take advantage of the knowledge
about GLib that has been built up over the years, we'd like to ask
people committing to GLib to follow a few rules:
0) Ask first. If your changes are major, or could possibly break existing
1. Ask first. If your changes are major, or could possibly break existing
code, you should always ask. If your change is minor and you've
been working on GLib for a while it probably isn't necessary
to ask. But when in doubt, ask. Even if your change is correct,
somebody may know a better way to do things.
If you are making changes to GLib, you should be subscribed
to gtk-devel-list@gnome.org. (Subscription address:
gtk-devel-list-request@gnome.org.) This is a good place to ask
to `gtk-devel-list@gnome.org`. (Subscription address:
`gtk-devel-list-request@gnome.org`.) This is a good place to ask
about intended changes.
#gtk+ on GIMPNet (irc.gimp.org, irc.us.gimp.org, irc.eu.gimp.org, ...)
`#gtk+` on GIMPNet (`irc.gimp.org`, `irc.us.gimp.org`, `irc.eu.gimp.org`, …)
is also a good place to find GTK+ developers to discuss changes with,
however, email to gtk-devel-list is the most certain and preferred
however, email to `gtk-devel-list` is the most certain and preferred
method.
1) Ask _first_.
2. Ask _first_.
2) You are expected to produce a meaningful commit message.
3. You are expected to produce a meaningful commit message.
Changes without a sufficient commit message will be reverted. See below for
the expected format of commit messages.
......@@ -38,13 +38,13 @@ Notes:
* The expected format for git commit messages is as follows:
=== begin example commit ===
Short explanation of the commit
```
Short explanation of the commit
Longer explanation explaining exactly what's changed, whether any
external or private interfaces changed, what bugs were fixed (with bug
tracker reference if applicable) and so forth. Be concise but not too brief.
=== end example commit ===
Longer explanation explaining exactly what's changed, whether any
external or private interfaces changed, what bugs were fixed (with bug
tracker reference if applicable) and so forth. Be concise but not too brief.
```
- Always add a brief description of the commit to the _first_ line of
the commit and terminate by two newlines (it will work without the
......@@ -59,8 +59,8 @@ tracker reference if applicable) and so forth. Be concise but not too brief.
punctuation and capital letters where appropriate. Normally, for patches
sent to a mailing list it's copied from there.
- When committing code on behalf of others use the --author option, e.g.
git commit -a --author "Joe Coder <joe@coder.org>" and --signoff.
- When committing code on behalf of others use the `--author` option, e.g.
`git commit -a --author "Joe Coder <joe@coder.org>"` and `--signoff`.
Owen Taylor
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