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# Contributing to Eclipse MoDisco

Thanks for your interest in this project.

## Project description

Eclipse MoDisco provides an extensible framework to elaborate on model-driven
solutions supporting software reverse engineering and modernization use cases
such as technical migration, software improvement, documentation generation,
quality insurance, etc. Legacy systems embrace a large number of technologies,
making the development of tools to cope with legacy systems evolution a tedious
and time consuming task. As modernization projects face with both technologies
combination and various modernization situations, model-driven approaches and
tools offer the requisite abstraction level to build up mature and flexible
modernization solutions. Quality Assurance: verifying whether an existing system
meets the required qualities (detection of anti-patterns in existing code and
computation of metrics.) Documentation: extraction of information from an
existing system to help understanding one aspect of this system (structure,
behaviour, persistence, data-flow, change impact , etc). Improvement:
transformation of an existing system to integrate better coding norms or design
patterns. Migration: transformation of an existing system to change a component,
the framework, the language, or its architecture   more about MoDisco ยป    

* https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/modeling.mdt.modisco

## Developer resources

Information regarding source code management, builds, coding standards, and
more.

* https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/modeling.mdt.modisco/developer

The project maintains the following source code repositories

* http://git.eclipse.org/c/modisco/org.eclipse.modisco.git

This project uses Bugzilla to track ongoing development and issues.

* Search for issues:
   https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?product=MDT.MoDisco
* Create a new report:
   https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=MDT.MoDisco

Be sure to search for existing bugs before you create another one. Remember that
contributions are always welcome!

## Eclipse Contributor Agreement

Before your contribution can be accepted by the project team contributors must
electronically sign the Eclipse Contributor Agreement (ECA).

* http://www.eclipse.org/legal/ECA.php

Commits that are provided by non-committers must have a Signed-off-by field in
the footer indicating that the author is aware of the terms by which the
contribution has been provided to the project. The non-committer must
additionally have an Eclipse Foundation account and must have a signed Eclipse
Contributor Agreement (ECA) on file.

For more information, please see the Eclipse Committer Handbook:
https://www.eclipse.org/projects/handbook/#resources-commit

## Contact

Contact the project developers via the project's "dev" list.

* https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/modisco-dev

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