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Below are some conventions to be used in editing:
 
Below are some conventions to be used in editing:
*"VM" or "Virtual Machine" should be used when talking about a functional 'machine' running using something like Xen or VMware. "image" should be used when referring to the actual file, or a backup of a filesystem.
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* Use good grammar whenever possible. If you discover unclear language or bad grammar anywhere on this wiki, ''please'' correct it.
*Templates should be used whenever there will be multiple pages of the same style (VMs, Projects, etc.)
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* Use the term '''"VM"''' or '''"Virtual Machine"''' when talking about a functional 'machine' running under something like [Xen] or [VMware]. Use the term '''"image"''' when referring to the actual file, or a backup of a filesystem.
*While we do not have Wikipedia's requirement of "no original research", citation is always good (when possible)
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* Use templates whenever there are multiple pages that have the same style (i.e., VMs, Projects, etc.)
*Include all relevant information from citation in authored articles in case cited websites cease to exist at some point
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* We do not have Wikipedia's requirement of "no original research", but citation is always good (when possible).
*The official, all-encompassing title for all organizations that occupy our lab space is the '''Applied Computer Science Laboratories at Clarkson University'''.  Acceptable abbreviations include '''Applied CS Labs at Clarkson University''', '''Applied CS Labs @ Clarkson University''', '''Applied CS Labs at Clarkson''', '''Applied CS Labs @ Clarkson ''', or simply the '''Labs'''.  When referring to these, please use appropriate capitalization (Labs not labs, like University not university).
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* Include all relevant information from citation in authored articles, in case the websites you cited cease to exist at some point.
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* The official, all-encompassing title for all organizations that occupy our lab space is the '''Applied Computer Science Laboratories at Clarkson University'''.  Acceptable abbreviations include '''Applied CS Labs at Clarkson University''', '''Applied CS Labs @ Clarkson University''', '''Applied CS Labs at Clarkson''', '''Applied CS Labs @ Clarkson ''', or simply the '''Labs'''.  We're a proper noun, so capitalize us.

Revision as of 00:04, 25 October 2007

Below are some conventions to be used in editing:

  • Use good grammar whenever possible. If you discover unclear language or bad grammar anywhere on this wiki, please correct it.
  • Use the term "VM" or "Virtual Machine" when talking about a functional 'machine' running under something like [Xen] or [VMware]. Use the term "image" when referring to the actual file, or a backup of a filesystem.
  • Use templates whenever there are multiple pages that have the same style (i.e., VMs, Projects, etc.)
  • We do not have Wikipedia's requirement of "no original research", but citation is always good (when possible).
  • Include all relevant information from citation in authored articles, in case the websites you cited cease to exist at some point.
  • The official, all-encompassing title for all organizations that occupy our lab space is the Applied Computer Science Laboratories at Clarkson University. Acceptable abbreviations include Applied CS Labs at Clarkson University, Applied CS Labs @ Clarkson University, Applied CS Labs at Clarkson, Applied CS Labs @ Clarkson , or simply the Labs. We're a proper noun, so capitalize us.