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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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 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 =====
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 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]]''​. 
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 +''​Based on [[http://​wiki.meego.com/​Wiki_contribution_guidelines|MeeGo Wiki contribution guidelines]]''​.
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