Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of MetaWiki


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Oct 21, 2013 10:49:16 PM (4 years ago)
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MichaelRay
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    66There are (at least) 2 strategies:
    7  a. "do not spoonfeed people, let them (learn to) eat on their own ('do it yourself')."
     7 a. "do not spoon feed people, let them (learn to) eat on their own ('do it yourself')."
    88 a. "don't waste my time, just tell me the solution."
    9 The latter is very seductive, for both sides, the requester aswell as the responder.
     9The latter is very seductive, for both sides, the requester as well as the requested.
    1010However, since _somebody_ has to spend the time to analyze a problem and provide a solution,
    11 this means beyond the effort to provide the solution, the burden to explore the case lies on the responder, too. That's bad balance.
     11this means beyond the effort to provide the solution, the burden to explore the case lies on the responder, too. That's a bad balance.
    1212
    1313Not only that: effort has already been spent on the bundled documentation. Merely duplicating it via other resources is wasted energy.
     
    2828Use '''SandBox''' as playground to get used to editing this Wiki before you mess around with the real stuff. ;-)
    2929
    30 Anyway, '''please''' consider these organisational guidelines:
     30Anyway, '''please''' consider these organizational guidelines:
    3131 * add a brief '''summary''' of the change you made for the RecentChanges log.
    3232 * use short but intuitive link names (enough clue to the content, but not complete titles/ questions).
     
    3939Technical tips for editor applications (browser built-in or external):
    4040 * some pages can become too big for your editor to load fully, so don't save crippled pages.
    41  * some editors have weird formatting behaviour (wrapping, indention).
     41 * some editors have weird formatting behavior (wrapping, indention).
    4242 * when using txt-browsers, you should use ''your choice'' external editor!
    4343 * however, when doing so, do not let the browser wrap the lines for you when you return from the editor!