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Guidelines for contributing

This document describes how you can contribute to Darwin Core.

Changes to the standard are subject to the change policy. Here's how you can contribute:

Issue templates

New term

Copy and paste this template into your new issue if you want to create a term that does not exist yet (example).

## New term

* Submitter:
* Proponents (at least two independent parties who need this term):
* Justification (why is this term necessary?):

Proposed definition of the new term:

* Term name (in lowerCamelCase):
* Class (e.g. Location, Taxon):
* Definition of the term:
* Comment (examples, recommendations regarding content, etc.):
* Refines (identifier of the broader term this term refines, if applicable):
* Replaces (identifier of the existing term that would be deprecated and replaced by this term, if applicable):
* ABCD 2.06 (XPATH of the equivalent term in ABCD, if applicable):

Change term

Copy and paste this template into your new issue if you want to make a change to a term (example).

## Change term

* Term identifier (URL of the term to change):
* Submitter:
* Justification (why is this change necessary?):

I suggest the following changes (leave blank whatever would not change):

* Term name (in lowerCamelCase):
* Definition of the term:
* Comment (examples):
* Refines (identifier of the broader term this term refines, if applicable):
* Replaces (identifier of the existing term that would be deprecated and replaced by this term, if applicable):
* ABCD 2.06 (XPATH of the equivalent term in ABCD, if applicable):

Change documentation

Copy and paste this template into your new issue if you want to make a change to the documentation (example). Or, fork the repository, make the changes yourself, and send a pull request.

## Change documentation

* Documentation reference (URL):
* Submitter:
* Justification (why is this change necessary?):

I suggest the following changes: