Updates to files in the database and additions of new files should have information regarding the data added with it. This can either be in the form of a comment in the file, or an accompanying notes.txt file. The metadata should address the following:
New weights and patches should include comments of the following format. All information should include # at the beginning of the line. If you come across one that does not have this information, and you know it, please add it! For a more detailed description, see the page on adding a new energy method
When will it be beneficial to use it? For patches, which scorefunctions should it patch?
Describe any molecular systems (DNA/polymers/ligands) it will not work or work well for. State if it is experimental and not for general use. State if it is for centroid-only poses if not given in filename.
Examples: Does the scorefunction require a specific option (-add_orbitals)? Does it require an external dependency? Should an EnergyMethodOption be used with it?
Here is some extra information that may be useful to include.