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Aug 28, 2017, 7:26:35 PM (16 months ago)
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  • HowToContribute

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    33There are many ways in which you can become involved in the Trac project. Even if you are not a programmer, there are ways that you can benefit from Trac and ways to help make Trac more useful to yourself and others.
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    5 You can also find out what's going on in the community by joining the MailingList, where Trac users and developers share information about the project and discuss freely and openly.
     5You can find out what's going on in the community by joining the MailingList, where Trac users and developers share information about the project and discuss freely and openly.
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    77If you are interested in "live" communication with the TracTeam, contributors and users, you might be interested in the IrcChannel.
     
    1010To make Trac better, we need [MailingList#Trac-users user] and [MailingList#Trac-dev developer] feedback. Even if you're not a programmer, bug reports, [TracIdeas ideas and suggestions] are more than welcome.
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    12 For bug reports and feature requests, we recommend filing [NewTicket a new ticket] in the issue database once you've made sure there's not already existing tickets for those.
     12For bug reports and feature requests, we recommend filing [NewTicket a new ticket] in the issue database after [NewTicketGuidelines#IsntThereAlreadyaSimilarTicket searching existing issues].
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    14 By the way, you can also assist the Trac team by helping to do [TracTicketTriage ticket triaging], most notably by finding duplicate issues and squashing invalid tickets.
     14You can also assist the Trac team by helping to do [TracTicketTriage ticket triaging], most notably by finding duplicate issues and squashing invalid tickets. Code review of proposed changes and testing development branches is appreciated, but please use a [TracDev/DevelopmentEnvironmentSetup development instance] rather than running the latest changes in production.
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    1616== Code Contributions
     
    3232== Documentation Contributions
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    34 The authoritative version of the TracGuide as distributed with the software is an integral part of this Trac's wiki. Like any other page, they can be edited, clarified and enhanced in any way you seem fit. The changes you make there will be reviewed and most likely integrated in the [source:trunk/trac/wiki/default-pages repository] and be part of the next "official" guide.
     34The authoritative version of the TracGuide as distributed with the software is an integral part of this Trac's wiki. Like any other page, they can be edited, clarified and enhanced in any way you seem fit. The changes you make there will be reviewed and most likely integrated in the [source:trunk/trac/wiki/default-pages repository] to be part of the next "official" guide.
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    36 If you think that a large rewrite of a page would be even more appropriate and you are willing to do this effort, maybe start first with a new page, named like !TheTracGuidePage/Discussion, where you can draft the change and gather feedback from other contributors.
     36If you think that a large rewrite of a page would be even more appropriate and you are willing to do this effort, consider starting first with a new page, named like !TheTracGuidePage/Discussion, where you can draft the change and gather feedback from other contributors.
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    3838== Translation Contributions