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 ====== Draft Wiki Guidelines ====== ====== Draft Wiki Guidelines ======
  
-Creating articles in the wiki is a collaborative process. After you have written your piece others may+Evergreen has [[http://​docs.evergreen-ils.org/​|formal documentation]] maintained by the community'​s [[evergreen-docs:​dig|Documentation Interest Group]] but there is also a large body of information contributed by the community as a whole located on the [[http://​www.evergreen-ils.org/​dokuwiki/​|Evergreen wiki]]. ​ (A wiki is a special kind of website that makes it easy for everyone to easily add and improve web pages -- [[http://​simple.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Wiki|learn more]].) ​ Contributing articles, guides, or tutorials to the wiki -- or improving articles that others have already contributed -- is a very helpful way to participate in the Evergreen community. 
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 +Creating articles in the wiki is a collaborative process. After you have written your article ​others may
  
   * Edit   * Edit
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 So don't worry about making your article perfect the first time through. Don't hesitate to add content you think is useful and don't hesitate to make edits where you think you can help. There'​s always somebody to fix anything that breaks. So don't worry about making your article perfect the first time through. Don't hesitate to add content you think is useful and don't hesitate to make edits where you think you can help. There'​s always somebody to fix anything that breaks.
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 +===== Get an account! =====
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 +To get a DokuWiki account send a request to <​docs@evergreen-ils.org>​.
  
 ===== Posting Guidelines ===== ===== Posting Guidelines =====
  
 Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind when using the Evergreen wiki: Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind when using the Evergreen wiki:
-  * '''​Search first''':​ Before creating a new page or making significant contributions to a page, please do a [[Community_communication#​Read_Before_Posting_-_Helping_Yourself|quick search]] to make sure that you aren't duplicating existing content on the wiki or other areas of evergreen-ils.org. +  * '''​Search first''':​ Before creating a new page or making significant contributions to a page, please do a quick search to make sure that you aren't duplicating existing content on the wiki or other areas of evergreen-ils.org. 
-  * '''​Contribute''':​ The wiki is a resource for anyone to use. Just keep the content relevant, that is anything related to MeeGo as long as it meets our other guidelines should be appropriate.+  * '''​Contribute''':​ The wiki is a resource for anyone to use. Just keep the content relevant, that is anything related to Evergreen ​as long as it meets our other guidelines should be appropriate.
   * '''​Make improvements''':​ If you find a typo or inaccurate information,​ just fix it.   * '''​Make improvements''':​ If you find a typo or inaccurate information,​ just fix it.
   * '''​Keep it legal''':​ respect licenses and copyright. Only post content you own or provide attribution for content under a license that permits reuse.   * '''​Keep it legal''':​ respect licenses and copyright. Only post content you own or provide attribution for content under a license that permits reuse.
   * '''​Be nice''':​ Keep the language clean (no swearing) and show respect for other contributors.   * '''​Be nice''':​ Keep the language clean (no swearing) and show respect for other contributors.
-  * '''​Respect links''':​ Please provide [http://​www.mediawiki.org/​wiki/​Help:​Redirects redirects] when you move content. Many people use the wiki and may have created bookmarks or linked to your content.+  * '''​Respect links''':​ Please provide ​[[http://​www.mediawiki.org/​wiki/​Help:​Redirects|redirects]] when you move content. Many people use the wiki and may have created bookmarks or linked to your content.
  
-=== The Wiki is Public ===+===== The Wiki is Public ​=====
  
 Everything in the wiki is public. Everything in the wiki is public.
  
-Every edit and every new page created goes into the [[Special:RecentChanges|recent changes]] feed, which means that people will see your edits even if you haven'​t yet linked to a page.+Every edit and every new page created goes into the [[http://​evergreen-ils.org/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​do=recent|recent changes]] feed, which means that people will see your edits even if you haven'​t yet linked to a page.
  
 Once it's out there, it's public. ​ Once it's out there, it's public. ​
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   * When you delete content from a page, the original content will still remain in the history for that page.   * When you delete content from a page, the original content will still remain in the history for that page.
  
 +When you contribute content to the wiki (or edit existing content), there is a small notice that appears on the page stating:
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 +//By editing this page you agree to license your content under the following license: CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported//
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 +Since the wiki is a community effort, all contributions must be "​licensed"​ to the community as a whole. ​ [[http://​creativecommons.org/​licenses/​by-sa/​3.0/​|Learn more about the "​Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 license"​ here]].
 ===== Using the Wiki (How-to) ===== ===== Using the Wiki (How-to) =====
  
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 ===== Spell Check ===== ===== Spell Check =====
-Please spell check your work, either with UK or USA English; many visitors do not have English as their primary language.+Please spell check your work, either with UK or USA English. 
  
 +===== Credit =====
  
-==Credit==+''​Based on [[http://​wiki.maemo.org/​Contributing_to_the_wiki|Maemo wiki contribution guidelines]]''​.
  
-''​Based on [http://​wiki.maemo.org/Contributing_to_the_wiki Maemo wiki contribution guidelines]''​.+''​Based on [[http://​wiki.meego.com/Wiki_contribution_guidelines|MeeGo Wiki contribution guidelines]]''​.
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