babfc0644e3e — Chris Cannam 29 days ago
More on CONTRIBUTING
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+Rubber Band is an open source library with a commercial licence
+option. It is developed and maintained with care, prioritising
+reliability, output quality, compatibility across releases and
+platforms, and performance, in roughly that order.
 
 ## Bug reports
 

          
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 ## Pull requests
 
-Github pull requests may be appropriate if you have small fixes, such
-as fixes to the build system or documentation, that would be
-convenient to upstream. We will gratefully read and consider PRs and
-consider applying changes of this sort.
+Please be aware that we **cannot directly merge** pull requests. This
+is partly for technical reasons (the Github repository for the library
+is a read-only mirror of an upstream repo) and partly for control of
+copyright and provenance.
 
-However, please be aware that we cannot directly merge pull
-requests. This is partly for technical reasons (the Github repository
-for the library is a read-only mirror of an upstream repo) and partly
-for reasons of copyright and relicensing.
+Github pull requests may still be appropriate if you have small fixes,
+particularly fixes to the build system or documentation, that would be
+convenient to upstream. We will gratefully read and consider PRs,
+especially of this sort.
 
 If you have any more substantial changes you would like to see
 included, please contact us directly to discuss.

          
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 An excellent way to contribute to the continued development of Rubber
 Band Library is to [buy a commercial licence](https://breakfastquay.com/technology/license.html).
-Or, for enhancements and other new development work, it may be possible to
+
+For enhancements and other new development work, it may be possible to
 engage [Particular Programs Ltd](https://particularprograms.co.uk/) at
 a commercial rate. Please contact us for details.