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Contributing to the Community

by Benjamin Melançon and Claudina Sarahe

“People come to me and ask how they can contribute. I always tell them to do what they want to do. If I told them what to do, then it wouldn't always be fun and it wouldn't necessarily translate into the passion that I'd like to see happen.”

—Dries Buytaert, Drupal Project Lead

“A contributor is someone who has three qualities: they see something and they say, ‘that's dumb,' then they say ‘hey, I really wanna see that thing fixed,' and they do something about it.”

—Angela Byron, Drupal 7 Maintainer

There is a common misconception that you have to be a ...

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