added link to doc
diff --git a/README.md b/README.md
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@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.
-Contributing to Apache Maven Dependency Plugin
+Contributing to [Apache Maven Dependency Plugin](https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-dependency-plugin/)
[![Apache License, Version 2.0, January 2004](https://img.shields.io/github/license/apache/maven.svg?label=License)][license]
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@
+ Make sure you have a [JIRA account](https://issues.apache.org/jira/).
+ Make sure you have a [GitHub account](https://github.com/signup/free).
+ If you're planning to implement a new feature, it makes sense to discuss your changes
- on the [dev list](https://maven.apache.org/mailing-lists.html) first.
+ on the [dev list][ml-list] first.
This way you can make sure you're not wasting your time on something that isn't
considered to be in Apache Maven's scope.
+ Submit a ticket for your issue, assuming one does not already exist.
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@
Making and Submitting Changes
-We accept Pull Requests via GitHub. The [developer mailing list][dev-ml-list] is the
+We accept Pull Requests via GitHub. The [developer mailing list][ml-list] is the
main channel of communication for contributors.
There are some guidelines which will make applying PRs easier for us:
+ Create a topic branch from where you want to base your work (this is usually the master branch).
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@
+ #Maven IRC channel on freenode.org