Graphical Modeling Framework/Development Guidelines
The bullets below should cover all the tasks one would need to accomplish to become a "plugged-in" member of the GMF development community.
- Mailing Lists
GMF has two mailing lists, currently. The main developer mailing list [firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com] and the release engineering mailing list [firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com]. You are welcome to sign up for both, but it is generally sufficient to just be signed up for the developer mailing list. Now, remember that general questions should be posted to the newsgroup and not to the development mailing list! Development topics, architectural discussions, contribution and Committer voting, etc. all take place on the developer mailing list.
To register for the mailing list, you must provide a valid email address and other information here. Note that in order to access the mailing list archive, you need to have a newsgroup user name and password. Information on the newsgroup is below.
As mentioned above, the newsgroup is where general questions are asked and you are encouraged to ask and answer questions as you wish. Look here for information on how to get a password, in addition to a complete list of Eclipse newsgroups.
You will most definitely need a Bugzilla account. Look here for information on setting up an account, using Bugzilla, etc. If you're interested in contributing right away, perhaps you can find something here to work on.