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Bug 876601 - update README.md and CONTRIBUTING.md

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# Contributing to Gaia
-Before submitting a pull request on GitHub, please create a bug report on
-[BugZilla](https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/) under [Boot2Gecko >
-Gaia](https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Boot2Gecko&component=Gaia).
-You should select a more specific component of Boot2Gecko when appropriate
-(i.e. if your problem concerns a single application).
+Hello!
+Thank you for your interests on contributing to the Gaia repository.
-For more details on contributing to Gaia, please see [the Gaia/Hacking page on
-MDN](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Platform/Gaia/Hacking).
+Before submitting a pull request on GitHub, please create a bug report on [Bugzilla](https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/) under the [Boot2Gecko > Gaia](https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Boot2Gecko&component=Gaia) component.
+You should select a more specific component of Boot2Gecko when appropriate (i.e. if your problem concerns a single application).
+
+Please note that we have rules in place to keep our coding style in sync and our commit history clean.
+Be sure that your commit complies with these guidelines, or your change may not be accepted.
+Please refer to [the Gaia/Hacking page on MDN](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Platform/Gaia/Hacking), specifically on the [Submitting a patch section](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Platform/Gaia/Hacking#Submitting_a_patch) for complete information.
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You can read more about B2G here:
- http://mozilla.org/b2g
+> [http://mozilla.org/b2g](http://mozilla.org/b2g)
follow us on twitter: @Boot2Gecko
- http://twitter.com/Boot2Gecko
+> [http://twitter.com/Boot2Gecko](http://twitter.com/Boot2Gecko)
join the Gaia mailing list:
- http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.gaia
+> [http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.gaia](http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.gaia)
and talk to us on IRC:
- #gaia on irc.mozilla.org
+> #gaia on irc.mozilla.org
-See INSTALL file in B2G repository for instructions on building and running B2G. To try out Gaia on desktop, see
-
- https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Building_and_installing_Firefox_OS
- https://wiki.mozilla.org/Gaia/Hacking
-
-# Installing on different devices resolution
-### Currently supported screens
- * **qHD**: ~540×960, device pixel ratio = 1.6875
- * **WVGA**: ~480×800, device pixel ratio = 1.5
-
-### How to:
-You need to set `HIDPI=1` when using any `make` command
-
-### Examples
-`HIDPI=1 make reset-gaia`
-`HIDPI=1 make install-gaia`
-`HIDPI=1 BUILD_APP_NAME=contacts make install-gaia`
+## Hacking Gaia
+[The Gaia/Hacking page on MDN](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Platform/Gaia/Hacking) has all the information that you need to start working on Gaia, including building and running Gaia on a compatible device or desktop computer.
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