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authorSean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name>2019-11-29 14:28:03 -0700
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+Submitting patches
+Thank you for your interest in contributing to this project!
+Please **do not** submit a pull request on GitHub. The repository
+there is an automated mirror, and I don't develop using GitHub's
+Instead, either
+- publish a branch somewhere (a GitHub fork is fine), and e-mail
+ <spwhitton@spwhitton.name> asking me to merge your branch, possibly
+ using git-request-pull(1)
+- prepare patches with git-format-patch(1), and send them to
+ <spwhitton@spwhitton.name>, probably using git-send-email(1)
+Reporting bugs
+By e-mail to <spwhitton@spwhitton.name>.
+Please read "How to Report Bugs Effectively" to ensure your bug report
+constitutes a useful contribution to the project:
+Signing off your commits
+Contributions are accepted upstream under the terms set out in the
+file ``LICENSE``. You must certify the contents of the file
+``DEVELOPER-CERTIFICATE`` for your contribution. To do this, append a
+``Signed-off-by`` line to end of your commit message. An easy way to
+add this line is to pass the ``-s`` option to git-commit(1). Here is
+an example of a ``Signed-off-by`` line:
+ Signed-off-by: Sean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name>