How to contribute ?

Please consider the following simple rules if you would like to contribute to the ZOO-Project open source software.

Community

Anybody is welcome to share and contribute ideas, code, documentation or any relevant resource. This should be done according to the directives stated in the ZOO-Project Contributor Guide.

Code of Conduct

Contributors to this project are expected to act respectfully toward others in accordance with the OSGeo Code of Conduct.

Governance

ZOO-Project activities are directed by the Project Steering Committee (PSC) and the software itself is being developed, maintained and documented by an international community of users and developers (aka ZOO-Tribe).

Contributions are moderated and integrated in trunk at the discretion of the ZOO-Project PSC. Commit access are usually granted to active contributors by vote from the PSC members.

Licensing

ZOO-Project source code is open source and made available under the MIT/X-11 license. You must agree to the terms of that same license when creating, submiting and releasing new source code.

ZOO-Project documentation is open source and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Public License . You must agree to the terms of that same license when creating, submiting and releasing a new documentation file.

Available media

Discussions and contributions to ZOO-Project are encouraged using the following public media.

Mailing lists

Feel free to post any question, feedback, comment or idea to the general public mailing list. For project managment or governance topics, please use the PSC list.

Name

Description

zoo-discuss

General mailing list for ZOO-Project users and developers

zoo-psc

Project Steering Committe mailing list

IRC

Join the #zoo-project channel on LiberaChat to discuss with the ZOO-Tribe at any time.

Tracker

Bug reports and code patches should be shared using the ZOO-Project bug tracking system, as specified in the contribute-code section.

Wiki

Wiki pages can also be created by registered users. They can be used in order to describe any concept, contribution and or action that benefits or is related to the project.