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From Gary Gregory <>
Subject Re: [collections] Start contributing to Commons Collections
Date Sat, 07 Mar 2015 18:17:18 GMT
Welcome aboard.

The simplest way to contribute is to add a patch with unit tests to a JIRA.

If you want to add a new feature, it can be a good idea to chat on this
mailing list to see if that feature fits in the target component, like


On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 5:20 AM, Orchid Majumder <>

> Hello to everyone!
>          I am working as a software developer and in my day to day work, I
> use Apache Commons utilities extensively. I am pretty much enthusiastic
> about contributing to Apache OSF and as a starting point, I have decided to
> do small contributions in Commons-Collections as I am familiar with it's
> usage. I have gone through the apache mentorship guide and would like to
> follow that to land into the wonderful world of open source software
> development.
>          I think I will be able to provide work around for feature
> requirements like [].
> Before finalizing the issue I'd like to work on, I thought of writing this
> introductory email. It'd be very helpful if someone can point me for the
> formal procedure for working on this? My understanding is, I'd write a
> formal proposal for this and then would engage with a conversation with the
> community and would look for a mentor to assist me in completing this
> within a stipulated time.
>          I'd really appreciate any types of suggestions on how to get
> started, about writing proposals or any other thing that you think might
> help me in starting this new and exciting journey.
> --
> Thanks and Regards,
> Orchid Majumder

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