Reference client for Bitmessage: a P2P encrypted decentralised communication protocol:
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## Repository contributions to the PyBitmessage project
- You can get paid for merged commits if you register at [Tip4Commit](https://tip4commit.com/github/Bitmessage/PyBitmessage)
### Code
- Try to refer to github issue tracker or other permanent sources of discussion about the issue.
- It is clear from the diff *what* you have done, it may be less clear *why* you have done it so explain why this change is necessary rather than what it does
### Documentation
- If there has been a change to the code, there's a good possibility there should be a corresponding change to the documentation
- If you can't run `fab build_docs` successfully, ask for someone to run it against your branch
### Tests
- If there has been a change to the code, there's a good possibility there should be a corresponding change to the tests
- If you can't run `fab tests` successfully, ask for someone to run it against your branch
## Translations
- For helping with translations, please use [Transifex](https://www.transifex.com/bitmessage-project/pybitmessage/).
- There is no need to submit pull requests for translations.
- For translating technical terms it is recommended to consult the [Microsoft Language Portal](https://www.microsoft.com/Language/en-US/Default.aspx).
### Gitiquette
- Make the pull request against the ["v0.6" branch](https://github.com/Bitmessage/PyBitmessage/tree/v0.6)
- PGP-sign the commits included in the pull request
- Use references to tickets, e.g. `addresses #123` or `fixes #234` in your commit messages
- Try to use a good editor that removes trailing whitespace, highlights potential python issues and uses unix line endings
- If for some reason you don't want to use github, you can submit the patch using Bitmessage to the "bitmessage" chan, or to one of the developers.