your change* 2. Create a new branch in Git 3. Work on changes (e.g. fix a bug or add a new feature) 4. Run tests and make patchcheck 5. Commit and push changes to your GitHub fork 6. Create Pull Request on GitHub to merge a branch from your fork 7. Review and address comments on your Pull Request 8. When your changes are merged, you can delete the PR branch 9. Celebrate contributing to CPython! :) * If an issue is trivial (e.g. typo fixes), or if an issue already exists, you can skip this step.