[Gpg4win-commits] r348 - trunk/doc/website
scm-commit at wald.intevation.org
Tue Aug 15 23:36:15 CEST 2006
Date: 2006-08-15 23:36:14 +0200 (Tue, 15 Aug 2006)
New Revision: 348
Englisch translation on how to contribnute.
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+<h1>Contributing to Gpg4win</h1>
+You like Gpg4win? Then support this project.
+This is easier than you think and even little
+contributions may have a viable effect.
+As with any other Free Software you may either
+contribute yout time or money.
+No matter what your strenghts and weaknesses are,
+you can get active for Gpg4win:
+<li> Make yourself familiar with Gpg4win and first become a
+ engaged user and then a contributor.
+ Participate in the forums or mailing lists.
+ Your hints can make users of Gpg4win or one of its
+ components happy.
+ Just pick yourself a task, let others know about on the
+ mailing list and start right away.
+<li> Write down your opinion. What's good? What's bad?
+ Where is a bug? Is the new version better?
+ Write this repectful because the respective
+ maintainers are often volunteers.
+<li> Attract further volunteers and financial backers.
+ For example you could talk to other users.
+ If you know companies or authorities that do already
+ use Gpg4win, encourage them ensure Gpg4win will continue
+ to be a viable software product.
+ Some authorities already sponsored development.
+ Exert influence on politics: Praise the achieved results
+ and demand continuation of support.
+<li> Actively distribute Gpg4win. You could ask computer magazines
+ to pick up this topic. Or make software distributors aware that
+ they are still missing Gpg4win. Speak or write about Gpg4win.
+ Motivate people to use it.
+<h2>As financial backer</h2>
+<li> Give a small anount via the payment opportunity of the web site.
+ Add a short comment along with a payment and explain for
+ which improvements you would again pay.
+ Even smallest amounts help and motivate.
+<li> For an average amount, contact one of the project members
+ and receive a official invoice. You could also
+ contract for some specific step, update, bug fix or new features.
+ Take care that your contracted improvements will be integrated
+ into the main development of Gpg4win.
+<li> As a company or authority, contract for more extensive measures
+ that will ensure continuation of the project.
+ This way you will ensure sustainable availability of Gpg4win
+ for your organisation.
+ Such measures do provide the collateral benefit of generally
+ improving security for data exchange.
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