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# Contributing to NYTimes/gziphandler

This is an open source project started by handful of developers at The New York Times and open to the entire Go community.

We really appreciate your help!

## Filing issues

When filing an issue, make sure to answer these five questions:

1. What version of Go are you using (`go version`)?
2. What operating system and processor architecture are you using?
3. What did you do?
4. What did you expect to see?
5. What did you see instead?

## Contributing code

Before submitting changes, please follow these guidelines:

1. Check the open issues and pull requests for existing discussions.
2. Open an issue to discuss a new feature.
3. Write tests.
4. Make sure code follows the ['Go Code Review Comments'](https://github.com/golang/go/wiki/CodeReviewComments).
5. Make sure your changes pass `go test`.
6. Make sure the entire test suite passes locally and on Travis CI.
7. Open a Pull Request.
8. [Squash your commits](http://gitready.com/advanced/2009/02/10/squashing-commits-with-rebase.html) after receiving feedback and add a [great commit message](http://tbaggery.com/2008/04/19/a-note-about-git-commit-messages.html).

Unless otherwise noted, the gziphandler source files are distributed under the Apache 2.0-style license found in the LICENSE.md file.