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ERDDAP (the Environmental Research Division's Data Access Program) is a data server that gives you a simple, consistent way to download subsets of scientific datasets in common file formats and make graphs and maps.
[See ERDDAP in action.](
-## Naming Convention for Commits
-I use the ISO 8601 compact date format (YYYYMMDD, with 'r' appended for releases) as the commit message.
-Releases have a tag (e.g., v1.38).
+## Tag Naming Convention for Commits
+Public releases will have a tag (e.g., v1.38).
## Project Guidelines
-* I'll try to be a BDFL (Benevolent Dictator For Life).
+* I'll try to be a BDFL (Benevolent Dictator For Life), with the emphasis on Benevolent.
* I am open to pulling changes from you. (No guarantees)
* Please contact me before you start your changes, so we can coordinate a little to increase the odds that I will accept your changes.
* I will generally only accept changes that are of general usefulness (including adding hooks for more private changes), not just things specific to one project.
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