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=This is not your private wiki=
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== This is not your private wiki ==
  
eLinux.org is not an encyclopedia and not a wiki dedicated only towards he Raspberry Pi.
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Respect the rules and prepare for a possible wiki migration !
Many communities and development boards are being documented here.
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'''There has been no / very little communication with the site owners and global admins about our project  ! '''
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If someone knows anything else , especially about mode of administration and original site owner/project founder , please communicate !
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== Get involved ==
  
 
Need help ? Look here: [[Help:Contents]].
 
Need help ? Look here: [[Help:Contents]].
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== Keep basic structure ==
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'''Please reapply the category RaspberryPi to existing articles !'''
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* prefix article name with RPi (RPi_Name)
 
* add <nowiki>  [[Category:RaspberryPi]] </nowiki> to each of your articles and uploads
 
* add <nowiki>  [[Category:RaspberryPi]] </nowiki> to each of your articles and uploads
 
* put this at the end of your page :
 
* put this at the end of your page :
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Keep the beginners in mind.
 
Keep the beginners in mind.
The news of CE  marking shows that a load of boards will get into the hans of ''' end-users ''' .
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The news of CE  marking shows that a load of boards will get into the hands of ''' end-users ''' .
 
There is no way to influence this , therefore , ADAPT.  
 
There is no way to influence this , therefore , ADAPT.  
  
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'''Use the templates - this is not a recommendation !'''
 
'''Use the templates - this is not a recommendation !'''
  
* <nowiki> {{Template:Raspberry Pi}} </nowiki> for the main pages
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[[RPi_List_of_Templates]]
* <nowiki> {{Template:RPi_Startup}} </nowiki> very important pages
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Do not arbitarily extend and change them. They are specificially made for a better (BASIC) overview.
 
Do not arbitarily extend and change them. They are specificially made for a better (BASIC) overview.

Latest revision as of 21:14, 14 December 2012


Note: This page is nominated for deletion. The nominee is Jeff. Reason: clearly misleading from Wikipedia's policies. Who uses lvl 1 headers?


This is not your private wiki

Respect the rules and prepare for a possible wiki migration !

Get involved

Need help ? Look here: Help:Contents.

AND: DICUSS - Use the discussion pages !
TIP: If you leave a message on the page, use this signature : ~~~~ . After saving , it will look like this : Ghans 16:47, 18 March 2012 (UTC)

Keep basic structure

Please reapply the category RaspberryPi to existing articles !

  • prefix article name with RPi (RPi_Name)
  • add [[Category:RaspberryPi]] to each of your articles and uploads
  • put this at the end of your page :

== References == {{Template:Raspberry Pi}} [[Category:RaspberryPi]]

Make it safe

Make it clear to which audience the current page is aimed at , as seen here RPi Advanced Setup

Keep the beginners in mind. The news of CE marking shows that a load of boards will get into the hands of end-users . There is no way to influence this , therefore , ADAPT.

  • Do not expect torough knowledge of the subject.
  • Simple language
  • Clear intructions
  • Clean and understandable structure - much room for improvement there.

Think of others

Goes hand in hand with Tip # 3. DO NOT BREAK LINKS. See Help:Moving_a_page and Help:Deleting_a_page. When the wiki gets more and more imortant over the time , we should avoid breaking old (and older) links. If you are unsure wheter your goal cannot achieved otherwise (logical link loop) , discuss with others first.

Use templates

Use the templates - this is not a recommendation !

RPi_List_of_Templates

Do not arbitarily extend and change them. They are specificially made for a better (BASIC) overview. Use Categories instead (Tip #2).

Keep it modular

If you see big lists and code listing cropping up , create a new article for them .

Bad Example : RPi Buying Guide had all the information now moved to RPi Buying Links By Country within a single page.

Please use the preview and see what monster you have created.

References