Difference between revisions of "Style Guide"

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* Please remember that any content you add to this site becomes available to others under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html GNU Free Documentation License].  As is usual for these kinds of Wikis, please don't post proprietary material without the explicit permission of its owner.
 
* Please remember that any content you add to this site becomes available to others under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html GNU Free Documentation License].  As is usual for these kinds of Wikis, please don't post proprietary material without the explicit permission of its owner.
  
* This site is for documentation of FOSS, software for which all the code including enhancements, enterprise functionality, plugins, and related elements are released under a license certified by the [[Open Source Initiative]].  This site is not for documentation of non-FOSS, whether [[Commercial Open Source Software]] or Proprietary.  ([[Dual-Licensed Software]] with proprietary components can still be FOSS if all of the code is also released as FOSS.)
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* This site is for documentation of FOSS, software for which all the code including enhancements, enterprise functionality, plugins, and related elements are released under a license certified by the [[Open Source Initiative]].  This site is not for documentation of non-FOSS, whether [[Commercial Open Source Software]] or Proprietary.  ([[Dual-Licensed Software]] with proprietary components can be FOSS if all of the code is also released as FOSS.)
  
* Provide references where available that elaborate on information.
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* Put a link in the first paragraph of any Wiki page describing an element of FOSS pointing to the software's web page describing the software as all FOSS.
  
 
* Order lists in alphabetical order.
 
* Order lists in alphabetical order.
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* Use the date format yyyy-mm-dd as in 2005-12-31.
 
* Use the date format yyyy-mm-dd as in 2005-12-31.
 
* Have fun!
 

Revision as of 00:00, 12 July 2008

The following guidelines provide information on standard items of content, formatting, and style for this Wiki.

  • Please remember that any content you add to this site becomes available to others under the GNU Free Documentation License. As is usual for these kinds of Wikis, please don't post proprietary material without the explicit permission of its owner.
  • This site is for documentation of FOSS, software for which all the code including enhancements, enterprise functionality, plugins, and related elements are released under a license certified by the Open Source Initiative. This site is not for documentation of non-FOSS, whether Commercial Open Source Software or Proprietary. (Dual-Licensed Software with proprietary components can be FOSS if all of the code is also released as FOSS.)
  • Put a link in the first paragraph of any Wiki page describing an element of FOSS pointing to the software's web page describing the software as all FOSS.
  • Order lists in alphabetical order.
  • Put quotations in italics and indented.
  • Use the date format yyyy-mm-dd as in 2005-12-31.