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This is the list of guidelines defined by the [[Rationalwiki]] community. These are not site rules but rather a list of standards we as a community want to live up too. Please do your best live up to these standards.  
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This is the list of guidelines defined by the [[RationalWiki]] community. These are not site rules but rather a list of standards we as a community want to live up too. Please do your best to live up to these standards.  
  
 
==Standards of Behavior==
 
==Standards of Behavior==
#This is a mobocracy. The only way to describe how things are done around here, is with the tautology that things are done around here the way they are done around here. We are the ultimate expression of the community of active editors on this project. What is written about, how it is discussed, parsed and organized is a reflection of the community makeup, and not a set of rules or policies.  
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#This is a mobocracy. The only way to describe how things are done around here is with the tautology that things are done around here the way they are done around here. We are ultimately an expression of the active editors on this project. What is written about, how it is discussed, parsed and organized is a reflection of the community makeup, and not a set of rules or policies.  
 
#Personal "attacks", however justified, are strongly frowned upon.  
 
#Personal "attacks", however justified, are strongly frowned upon.  
 
#Personal information about other users that is not volunteered by that user should not be posted on this site.  
 
#Personal information about other users that is not volunteered by that user should not be posted on this site.  

Revision as of 17:55, 23 May 2007

This is the list of guidelines defined by the RationalWiki community. These are not site rules but rather a list of standards we as a community want to live up too. Please do your best to live up to these standards.

Standards of Behavior

  1. This is a mobocracy. The only way to describe how things are done around here is with the tautology that things are done around here the way they are done around here. We are ultimately an expression of the active editors on this project. What is written about, how it is discussed, parsed and organized is a reflection of the community makeup, and not a set of rules or policies.
  2. Personal "attacks", however justified, are strongly frowned upon.
  3. Personal information about other users that is not volunteered by that user should not be posted on this site.
  4. An editors User page space is inviolable; they are free to do with it what they want, and no one should edit it without permission. However, the user talk page space is public and does not belong to the user. No deletion of material is permitted, but archiving maybe done periodically.

Standards of Style

  1. Please do your best to watch for spelling and grammar mistakes. If you see some fix them!

Site structure and Organization Standards