Opened 21 months ago

Last modified 20 months ago

#22908 new task

Establish guidelines for contributing large bodies of code

Reported by: catalyst Owned by: catalyst
Priority: Medium Milestone: Tor: unspecified
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: best-practice new-developers tor-doc
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Description

Some external contributors want to contribute large bodies of code to Core Tor. Integrating these large contributions presents some unique challenges, compared to bugfixes. We should establish some guidelines for both the core devs and the external contributors to make this go more smoothly.

These guidelines should go somewhere in doc/HACKING, or maybe a top-level CONTRIBUTING.md file.

Examples of types of outside contributors for whom this would be useful:

  • Researchers
  • Applications integrating Tor

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comment:1 Changed 20 months ago by dgoulet

Keywords: tor-doc added
Milestone: Tor: unspecified
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