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How to add new team members

TODO: Explain what to do *before* adding a new user; and what to do once the new user was added.

Adding new members involves the following things (list may not be complete):

  • Point out some important rules: follow the Code Formatting Conventions, don't break other people's builds with your commits, ...
  • Ensure they are subscribed to scummvm-devel
  • Add them to as project members
    • Make sure to also setup appropriate tracker access levels
    • Point them to the tracker admin HOWTO below
  • Forum: if they have a forum account, make sure it is in group "ScummVM Team"
  • Wiki: Make sure they have an account
  • Ask them to write an Introduction email to scummvm-devel
  • ...

How to edit/update webpages

Attention: Some content on the webpages needs special treatment, e.g. modifying the credits or adding screenshots. If in doubt, ask on scummvm-devel.

  1. Checkout the web module from SVN; the current website files are inside "trunk" as usual.
  2. Edit the relevant files, e.g. for the downloads page edit data/downloads.xml
  3. Commit your changes as usual

To get any changes you made active on the webserver, you first have to login to the shell server: <syntax type="sh">ssh -t USER, create</syntax> Then: <syntax type="sh"> cd /home/groups/s/sc/scummvm/htdocs/ ./</syntax>

How to be a forum moderator

TODO: Explain how to ban a user properly; how to deal with spam; ...

How to triage bug reports

TODO: Describe how to react to new bug reports; how to get more info, how to use canned responses; which bug title format we use; etc.