Terms of Contribution
You may contribute to the Microsoft Biology Foundation (“MBF”) project only if you agree to the terms below. If you do not agree, do not contribute.
MBF is licensed under the Apache 2.0. Any code submitted to the MBF project must be submitted under the Apache 2.0 license. Under no circumstances will code be accepted under any other license terms. Code submitted must be the original work of the author.
Copyright attribution should be included in any contribution, but existing copyright attribution should not be modified in any way.
• Contributions should include a header file referencing that it is licensed under the Apache 2.0 for code management purposes.
• Existing header files with attribution can be modified to include additional attribution where appropriate.
• Copyright attribution will in no way affect the terms of the license under which the code is distributed.
Strict adherence to the coding guidelines, as outlined on the Codeplex documentation section, should be maintained. The latest version of this document will always be available on the MBF website, (mbf.codeplex.com) and available to all users and potential contributors to the project. The purpose of this is to ensure consistency in readability as well as quality throughout the code, making it easier for others to read and comprehend as well as maintaining a high quality bar.
(NOTE: These documents are also checked in to the source code under the \docs folder structure)General