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This is a placeholder for an upcoming guide for upstream authors.

random thoughts

This list will contain things to check as an upstream author. At the time of writing this list is informal and just there to collect thoughts. It will be converted to a real page later on. Feel free to add anything you have to tell upstream authors or you have already learned as an upstream author.

  • Always have a complete license with your package. Don't just refer, GPL states a copy should be given along with the code.
  • Make sure that licensing of each and every file is clear, and of course open. Closed licenses won't make it into universe.