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Re: [cdt-dev] Raising the contribution limit

Thats great. I've adapted the CDT/contributing wiki page:

I changed the wording slightly from "lines of code" to just lines. If I understood it correctly, according to Mike's mail every single line counts, even empty lines.


-----Original Message-----
From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Marc Khouzam
Sent: Donnerstag, 26. Juni 2014 22:06
To: 'CDT DEV (cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx)'
Subject: [cdt-dev] FW: Raising the contribution limit

Great news for contributions!
Anything with less than 1000 added lines (instead of 250 lines as it was until now) does not need a Contribution Questionnaire (CQ).
And it looks like deleted lines don't count in this respect.

Bravo to the Foundation for reducing our overhead!


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Mike Milinkovich
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2014 3:48 PM
Cc: IP Advisory Committee; emo-ip-team@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [] Raising the contribution limit


I am sure that you are aware that the Eclipse Foundation has long had a policy that required that contributions greater than 250 lines of code required the creation of a Contribution Questionnaire, and a review and approval by the IP team.

I am happy to announce that effective immediately, the requirement for filing a CQ has been raised to 1,000 lines of code added. To verify whether a contribution requires a CQ, use one of the following git commands to check:

     If it's committed:  git log --shortstat
     If not committed: git diff --stat

These commands tell you the number of insertions(+), and deletions(-). 
If the total number of lines inserted (e.g. added) in a contribution is greater than 1000 (yes, this includes comments) then a CQ is required.

I hope that this both simplifies and clarifies the expectations around accepting contributions. The other in-bound contribution requirements such as CLAs and signed-by remain in place unchanged.


Mike Milinkovich
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