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doc: update CONTRIBUTING.MD with link to V8 guide

Currently, two of the guides in the `/doc/guides` directory are actually
guides for working on the Nodei.js project. Of those, one is linked from
this page. This change adds a note to point people to the other.

PR-URL: #10070
Reviewed-By: Michaël Zasso <>
Reviewed-By: James M Snell <>
Reviewed-By: Myles Borins <>
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sarahmeyer authored and Trott committed Dec 24, 2016
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@@ -60,16 +60,21 @@ always welcome but API or behavioral changes to modules at stability level 3
Node.js has several bundled dependencies in the *deps/* and the *tools/*
directories that are not part of the project proper. Any changes to files
in those directories or its subdirectories should be sent to their respective
projects. Do not send your patch to us, we cannot accept it.
projects. Do not send a patch to Node.js. We cannot accept such patches.

In case of doubt, open an issue in the
[issue tracker]( or contact one of the
[project Collaborators](
Especially do so if you plan to work on something big. Nothing is more
frustrating than seeing your hard work go to waste because your vision
does not align with the project team. Node.js has two IRC channels,
[#Node.js]( for general help and questions, and
[#Node-dev]( for development of node core specifically.
does not align with the project team. (Node.js has two IRC channels:
[#Node.js]( for general help and
questions, and
[#Node-dev]( for development of
Node.js core specifically.

For instructions on updating the version of V8 included in the *deps/*
directory, please refer to [the Maintaining V8 in Node.js guide](

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