Contributing

Before you contribute you should read and understand the license that SquirrelJME is under. You should abide by the Code of Conduct, if you fail to keep the pledge your contribution will not be accepted since it can create a toxic and unwelcoming environment for developers and users.

SquirrelJME uses the Fossil source control system and as such it generally is expected that it is to be used.

Development can happen on any operating system, however most of the scripts are developed targeting Unix compatible systems, this means the following:

Contributor Agreement

ALL CONTRIBUTORS MUST ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING AGREEMENT BEFORE THEIR CODE WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE PROJECT. IF THE DEVELOPER IS EMPLOYED AND DEVELOPS THE CODE "ON THE CLOCK" OR UNDER CONTRACT, THEN THAT DEVELOPER MUST SEEK THE PERMISSION OF THE EMPLOYER.

You grant Multi-Phasic Applications and Stephanie Gawroriski an irrevocable
license that:

 1. Grants a patent license, as per the GNU GPLv3.
 2. The license of the code you are contributing is one of:
    1. Public Domain
    2. GNU GPLv3, CC-BY-SA 4.0, or SIL OFL v1.1 appropriately.
    3. Granting Multi-Phasic Applications and Stephanie Gawroriski the
       ability to re-license the work without any conditions and without
       any approval or notice. Effectively gifting your own code to the
       project and giving full freedom for that code.
 2. Specified that you have not derived your contribution and/or knowledge
    from the specified virtual machine implementations via direct
    source code or reverse engineering (but not limited to):
    * Android (Google)
    * Apache Harmony (Apache Foundation)
    * CVM (Sun Microsystems/Oracle)
    * Excelsior JET (Excelsior LLC)
    * GNU Classpath (Free Software Foundation)
    * GNU GCJ/GIJ (Free Software Foundation)
    * JamVM (Robert Lougher)
    * Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (Microsoft)
    * Microsoft .NET (Microsoft)
    * Mono (Microsoft)
    * OpenJDK (Sun Microsystems/Oracle)
    * PhoneME (Sun Microsystems/Oracle)
 3. If employed by a company, you have a right by that company to provide
    contributions to this project.
 4. Have pledged to follow the Code of Conduct.