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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Introduction & question about contributing source code?
Date Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:47:24 GMT
On 23 August 2014 10:22, Hung Mark <marklh9@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello there,
>
> I started to subscribe these list since May.  I began by asking question on
> API list, volunteer translation on l10n and doc, than finally, I start to
> investigate annoying issues I encountered. I come from Taiwan and am
> interested about issues specific to traditional Chinese.
>
> I tried to submit issues I've found (
> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=125400 ),
> also attached the patch I've made, not knowing if I've did it right. I
> think you are busy releasing new version these days. Now that I know how to
> build and debug now, I may be able to help more.
>
The core developers are quite busy. I had a quick look at your patch and it
seems fine, but I am not a specialist in that part of the code so I cannot
apply the patch.


>
> However it seems that wiki page for contributor is outdated:
> https://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Contributing_Patches
>

> ( it suggest to use hg to make patch, and domain developer list marked
> outdated, URL to  IRT & IIT links are invalid now.
>
If you have a wiki account go ahead and update, otherwise ask for a wiki
accoun.

>
> What is the correct procedure to propose a patch for defect ( or
> enhancement) ?
>
Either through BZ (as you have done) followed by a mail on this list or by
simply mailing the patch here.

If its a patch for a known BZ issue, of course it should be attached to
that issue.

Lookiing forward to see  more patches from you.
rgds
jan i

> Please advice.
>
> Sincerely.
>
> --
> Mark Hung
>

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