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add contributing guidelines

this also includes information regarding the new hubot-scripts org for forking
hubot script packages to a single repo (boxen style).
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+It's now preferred that if you are able to, you should release your script as
+part of an npm package built for Hubot.
+For an example you can take a look at
+ which is an example package that
+you can use to create your own and publish to npm.
+We can also fork your Hubot Script Package to the Hubot Scripts organization so
+people can easily find it and file issues and pull requests. More information
+can be found in the repository.
+If you would still prefer to add your script to this repository then please
+follow the guidelines below.
+Some things that will increase the chance that your pull request is accepted:
+ * Use CoffeeScript [idioms](
+ and [style guide](
+ * Update the documentation, the surrounding one, examples elsewhere, guides,
+ whatever is affected by your contribution
+ * Include any information that would be relevant to reproducing bugs, use
+ cases for new features, etc.
+ * Impact on existing usesrs if modifying a script.
+ * Two spaces, no tabs.
+ * No trailing whitespace. Blank lines should not have any space.
+ * Prefer `and` and `or` over `&&` and `||`
+ * Prefer single quotes over double quotes unless interpolating strings.
+ * `MyClass.myMethod(my_arg)` not `myMethod( my_arg )` or `myMethod my_arg`.
+ * `a = b` and not `a=b`.
+ * Follow the conventions you see used in the source already.

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