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How to contribute

Government employees, public and members of the private sector are encouraged to contribute to the repository by forking and submitting a pull request.

(If you are new to GitHub, you might start with a basic tutorial and check out a more detailed guide to pull requests.)

Pull requests will be evaluated by the repository guardians on a schedule and if deemed beneficial will be committed to the master.

All contributors retain the original copyright to their stuff, but by contributing to this project, you grant a world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable license to all users under the terms of the license under which this project is distributed.


Code contributions

  • Fork this repo to your Github account
  • Clone your version on your account down to your machine from your account, e.g,. git clone
  • Make sure to track progress upstream (i.e., on our version of tidyhydat at ropensci/tidyhydat) by doing git remote add upstream Before making changes make sure to pull changes in from upstream by doing either git fetch upstream then merge later or git pull upstream to fetch and merge in one step
  • Make your changes (bonus points for making changes on a new feature branch)
  • Push up to your account
  • Submit a pull request to home base (likely master branch, but check to make sure) at ropensci/tidyhydat

Also, check out our discussion forum

Prefer to Email? Email the person listed as maintainer in the DESCRIPTION file of this repo.

Thanks for contributing!