be bold

Learning to be bold is an important lesson in a wiki.

To be bold is to exercise your right to participate, by editing a page.

You don't need to ask for permission, or forgiveness to edit a page if the edit button is available to you.

Just be prepared to learn. In a wiki, although all contributions are preserved in the history of every page, no one has a right to a page staying the way they left it, or that the content should remain in a particular place. All wiki pages are "living documents" - they are meant to be developing and evolving over time.

All editors should have the rights to
  • revert a page that was the victim of a particularly bad_edit
  • to redirect users from an old location to a new one
  • to refactor some contents of a page to put large chunks of material somewhere else.

Category: Documentation