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# CONTRIBUTING
PubSweet is both an open source software project (https://gitlab.coko.foundation/wax/wax-prosemirror/) and an open community, part of the broader Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (https://coko.foundation/) (Coko) community. We welcome people of all kinds to join the community and contribute with knowledge, skills, expertise. Everyone is welcome in our chat room (https://mattermost.coko.foundation/coko/channels/town-square).
Wax is an open source software project, part of the broader [Collaborative Knowledge Foundation](https://coko.foundation/) (Coko) community. We welcome people of all kinds to join the community and contribute with knowledge, skills, expertise. Everyone is welcome in our [chat room](https://mattermost.coko.foundation/coko/channels/town-square).
In order to contribute to WAX,you're expected to follow a few sensible guidelines.
In order to contribute to Wax, you're expected to follow a few sensible guidelines.
## Search first, ask questions later
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## Discuss your contribution before you build
Please let us know about the contribution you plan to make before you start it. Either comment on a relevant existing issue, or open a new issue if you can't find an existing one. This helps us avoid duplicating effort and to ensure contributions are likely to be accepted. You can also ask in the chat room (https://mattermost.coko.foundation/coko/channels/wax) if you are unsure.
Please let us know about the contribution you plan to make before you start it. Either comment on a relevant existing issue, or open a new issue if you can't find an existing one. This helps us avoid duplicating effort and to ensure contributions are likely to be accepted. You can also ask in the [chat room](https://mattermost.coko.foundation/coko/channels/wax) if you are unsure.
For contributions made as discussions and suggestions, you can at any time open an RFC in our issue tracker and PubSweet community members will be happy to jump into a discussion.
For contributions made as discussions and suggestions, you can at any time open an RFC in our issue tracker and we will be happy to jump into a discussion.
## Branches
We maintain master as the production branch and tag it with release names. If you wish to contribute to PubSweet then you need to make a branch and then issue a pull request following this procedure:
create a user account on Coko GitLab : http://gitlab.coko.foundation
Clone master with git clone git@gitlab.coko.foundation:wax/wax-prosemirror.git
Create a new branch and work off that. Please name the branch which sensibly identifies the feature you are working on. You can push the branch to Coko Gitlab at anytime.
We maintain master as the production branch and tag it with release names. If you wish to contribute, then you need to make a branch and then issue a merge request following this procedure:
- Create a user account on Coko GitLab : http://gitlab.coko.foundation
- Clone master with `git clone https://gitlab.coko.foundation/wax/wax-prosemirror.git`
- Create a new branch and work off that. Please name the branch in a way that sensibly identifies the feature you are working on. You can push the branch to Coko Gitlab at anytime.
## Getting your contributions merged
This is a two part process, first ask for comments, then ask for the changes to be merged.
Ask for feedback generate a Merge Request (Pull Request) from the GitLab interface but do not assign this request to anyone. You do this from the Gitlab
UI on your branch.
This is a two part process: first ask for comments, then ask for the changes to be merged.
To ask for feedback, generate a Merge Request (Pull Request) from the GitLab interface.
Look at the feedback and alter your branch as necessary.
To merge with master - generate a merge request (Pull Request). You do this from the Gitlab UI on your branch.
We encourage feedback and discussion from as many people as possible on Merge Requests!
## Conventional commits
We use conventional commits and verify that commit messages match the pattern, you can read more about it here: https://conventionalcommits.org/ and here: https://github.com/conventional-changelog-archived-repos/conventional-changelog-angular/blob/master/convention.md. You can use `yarn cz` to use a command-line tool that helps you with formatting your commit. We use conventional commits so that we can automatically follow semantic versioning and generate CHANGELOGs across all packages.
We use conventional commits and verify that commit messages match the pattern, you can read more about it [here](https://conventionalcommits.org/) and [here](https://github.com/conventional-changelog-archived-repos/conventional-changelog-angular/blob/master/convention.md). You can use `yarn cz` to use a command-line tool that helps you with formatting your commit. We use conventional commits so that we can automatically follow semantic versioning and generate changelogs across all packages.
## Bug reports, feature requests, support questions
This is all done through GitLab using their native issue tracker
Visit the master issue tracker for PubSweet (https://gitlab.coko.foundation/wax/wax-prosemirror/issues)
Add an issue
Tag the issue with 'support', 'bug', or 'feature' to identify the nature of your issue
This is all done through GitLab. Visit the issue tracker for Wax [here](https://gitlab.coko.foundation/wax/wax-prosemirror/issues) and add an issue.
## Code style & guidelines
Linter and code style packages (namely `eslint`, `stylelint` and `prettier`), are provided as part of the repo's `devDependencies`. It is possible that you need to set up your editor to work with these packages. For example, for Visual Studio Code, you would need to add the "ESLint", "Prettier - Code Formatter" and "stylelint" extensions to get the full benefit of these packages. Commits will not be allowed if there is linting issues in the affected files.
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