What makes a good open source contributing guide? Highlights and best practices from research. From an Open Source Show and Tell talk in San Francisco, April 22 2016.
Template referenced in the talk can be found here: https://github.com/nayafia/contributing-template
Slides 3 and 4: Based on GitHub Search conducted Apr 18 2016. Thanks Brandon Keepers (@bkeepers) for helping with this!
Slides 5 and 6: https://peerj.com/preprints/1233.pdf
Slides 7 and 8: Current as of Apr 18 2016
Slide 20: http://read-the-docs.readthedocs.org/en/latest/contribute.html
Slide 21: https://github.com/plataformatec/devise/wiki/Contributing
Slide 22: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/internals/contributing/new-contributors/#guidelines
Slide 23: https://github.com/angular/material/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md#-git-commit-guidelines
Slide 24: https://github.com/celery/celery/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.rst#security