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follow the advisor: add DCO and some improvements

Lunny Xiao 4 years ago
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Sensitive security-related issues should be reported to [](
## Bug reports
Please search the issues on the issue tracker with a variety of keywords to
ensure your bug is not already reported.
If unique, [open an issue](
and answer the questions so we can understand and reproduce the problematic
The burden is on you to convince us that it is actually a bug in Gitea. This
is easiest to do when you write clear, concise instructions so we can reproduce
the behavior (even if it seems obvious). The more detailed and specific you are,
the faster we will be able to help you. Check out
[How to Report Bugs Effectively](
Please be kind, remember that Gitea comes at no cost to you, and you're
getting free help.
## Discuss your design
The project welcomes submissions but please let everyone know what
you're working on if you want to change or add something to the Gitea repositories.
Before starting to write something new for the Gitea project,
please [file an issue](
please [file an issue](
Significant changes must go through the
[change proposal process](
before they can be accepted.
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no matter who makes the change even if an owners or a maintainer.
We use github's pull request workflow to do that and use [lgtm]( to ensure every PR is reviewed by at least 2 maintainers.
## Sign your work
The sign-off is a simple line at the end of the explanation for the patch. Your
signature certifies that you wrote the patch or otherwise have the right to pass
it on as an open-source patch. The rules are pretty simple: If you can certify
[DCO](DCO), then you just add a line to every git commit message:
Signed-off-by: Joe Smith <>
Please use your real name, we really dislike pseudonyms or anonymous
contributions. We are in the opensource world without secrets. If you set your
`` and `` git configs, you can sign your commit automatically
with `git commit -s`.
## Contributors
Everyone who sent a PR to Gitea that gets accepted will be as a contributor. Please send a PR to add your name to
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For a honor to the owners, this document will add the history owners below:
2016-11-04 ~ 2017-12-31 lunny<> tboerger<> bkcsoft<>
2016-11-04 ~ 2017-12-31 lunny <> tboerger <> bkcsoft <>
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