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Adding to the wiki
« on: December 10, 2013, 11:51:07 am »
So if I want to share an idea on the wiki, does it have to be moderated first?

Case in point:

It is my assertion that each upright is a variation on each other.  The attached pictogram shows the basic areas and should be a jumping off point for anyone to design a unique experience.





I'd like to see this added to the wiki to help folks visualize what they are doing and help plan for spacing.

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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2013, 12:21:02 pm »
I'm interested in everyone's perspective, but my intent with the wiki was to get out of everyone's way to create a BYOAC library as users saw fit to do so.
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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2013, 04:35:34 pm »
Pre-moderating really sounds like a buzz-kill.

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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2013, 04:46:19 pm »
Pre-moderating really sounds like a buzz-kill.
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Just trying to figure this wiki thing out.  Doesn't sound like Saint wants to pre-moderate, so I don't see that being an issue.  While you are  here, I'd like some input on my game of boxes.

I am working on second sheet to enhance this idea that includes the a place to note angles and a place to note then lengths of a line segment. 

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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2013, 05:43:30 pm »
Pre-moderating really sounds like a buzz-kill.
There's none of that action going on.

Make your changes/additions and if someone doesn't like it, they'll just change it back.   ;D


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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2013, 05:58:08 pm »
While you are  here, I'd like some input on my game of boxes.

I say it is a cool idea. I think you are on to something useful, urging builders to look at the each piece of their design. Could be a very useful tool, but yeah, needs refinement0. (I know it still WiP stage) I think it could help some people free themselves from feeling like they need to copy someone else's plans to the tee in order to make sure it is a functional design. 

I also see this a a cool menu system, where you can visually click on different parts of a cab and go to the relevant parts involved. for example, it would be cool to click on the back of the cab, and it will pull up topics on rear doors, vents, back of cab designs, handles for carting cabs, etc. Make people think of things they can include in each area of a cab.

As far as adding to the wiki, I think there should be no reason to catch your ideas up in red tape. I would think that if we wanted to get nitpicky about what goes up in the wiki, We should still free up everything to be posted, but if something didn't feel complete or relevant enough, the mods could more simply adjust how it is categorized, or add one of those tags that says it is not a complete page yet.
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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2013, 08:02:02 pm »
To expand on that, if you want to bounce something around before you think it's ready to add to the wiki, I think doing exactly what you did here is the best route. Start a topic with the idea, hash it around, then wikify when you're ready :)
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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2013, 08:38:01 pm »
Thanks fellas.

Things have a way of working themselves out.  I ended up with three pages in my project announcement thread.  I think it will play out just fine.  Its not as polished as I'd like it to be now as it could be when its done, but it can change over time.

I did find a table to put the link to my project thread in.  That is a good enough place for it while I work on it.

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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2015, 02:48:24 am »
I know Saint is busy for a while, but wanted to post this in case it is useful and to see if anyone had any other ideas on how to get the Wiki running again.
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Re: Adding to the wiki
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2015, 03:05:49 am »
I know Saint is busy for a while, but wanted to post this in case it is useful and to see if anyone had any other ideas on how to get the Wiki running again.
The new wiki is up and running, but it requires a separate wiki login.

Would you like a wiki login?


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