Provide information on what kinds of contributions your project is looking for here. For example these can be bug reports, help with answering user questions, improving documentation, fixes to bugs, as well as new feature implementations.
Add information on how to submit bug reports here. This should include hints about which type of information the project will need in order to reproduce and fix issues. It can also include information on commonly found misconfigurations that look like bugs.
Also include information on what contributors can expect in terms of time to first response and process after that.
Add information on how to submit feature requests here. Also include information on what contributors can expect in terms of time to first response and process after that.
Include information on any documentation best practices your project follows as well as how to build documentation, checks to run and how to submit the changes made back to the project.
This section should contain information on
- How to access the project source code,
- General project layout,
- Any requirements to the development environment,
- Code formatting guidelines,
- How to run the test suite.
This section should make the process for becoming a Trusted Committer explicit if that route is open to contributors.
This section serves as a reminder to existing and explanation for new Trusted Committers detailing how to add others to the host team. Again ideally this information is identical for all projects in the organization so central information can be linked to from here.