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=Welcome to the VOC Wiki=
 
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Hello, and welcome to the VOC Wiki. We '''welcome your contribution!''' However, '''please [[VOCWiki:How does one edit a page | read the guidelines]] before posting''' anything. With your careful attention to quality this will become a very useful resource.
  
 
This will be a place for factual information with a long shelf life.
 
This will be a place for factual information with a long shelf life.
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* [[Annual club events]]
 
* [[Annual club events]]
 
* [[Exec reports]]
 
* [[Exec reports]]
 
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A Wiki only works if people contribute to it! Don't be afraid, it's easy. Just click on the bottom of a page to edit it.
 
 
A couple quick guidelines for making contributions :
 
 
* Write articles with a '''neutral point of view''' (NPOV). Since articles will be edited over and over, they need to be written in a neutral style so that consensus on the content can eventually be reached.
 
* Try to '''avoid''' putting '''jokes''' on the pages. Humour is good on websites managed by a single person, but on a Wiki if everyone adds a joke, soon the real content will be lost.
 
* '''Avoid''' creating '''very short''' stub articles that have no useful content.
 
* '''Do''' create '''links''' to pages that don't yet exist but that should be written.
 
* If you just want to see how this works practice in the [[Sandbox]].
 
* Consider creating an '''account''' so that we can keep track of who's making changes. But remember it's '''not required''' you can edit a page without logging in.
 
 
Go ahead and create a new page or edit an existing one. Don't worry about it not being perfect the first time around, that's the beauty of the Wiki, someone else will come along and improve it. A complete history of every page is kept, so don't worry and be '''bold''', pages can always be reverted to a previous version.
 
 
More information on how to contribute is available : [[VOCWiki:How does one edit a page]]
 
 
 
If you need inspiration have a look at the very successful [http://www.wikipedia.org Wikipedia].
 

Revision as of 16:39, 16 March 2004

Welcome to the VOC Wiki

Hello, and welcome to the VOC Wiki. We welcome your contribution! However, please read the guidelines before posting anything. With your careful attention to quality this will become a very useful resource.

This will be a place for factual information with a long shelf life.