Kerbal Space Program Wiki talk:Guidelines

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Forum links no longer work.

Should I use the format and wait for an update or start moving links over to the new forum style? -cridenour

What exactly do you mean? The forum link in your addition at Science does work for me. — xZise [talk] 01:59, 22 November 2013 (CST)

Seems incomplete at this point.

These guidelines seem far from complete. Should we note this in the notice box, stating that this is a young and evolving project and these guidelines are incomplete and subject to change.The two biggest sections needed are as follows:

  • Don't be afraid of mistakes: Our admin staff will gladly correct semantics and grammar in your edits without thinking badly of you just because you make a minor error. Correcting your edit is not a sign of disapproval. The best way to learn is experience, being afraid. If you are too unsure if something belongs, be sure to add it to the talk so we can discuss it.
  • Use common sense. If something isn't related to Kerbal Space Program, or space travel it probably doesn't belong, and try not to phrase things in ways people may find offensive, Make sure things are put in the proper categories. (e.g. Mods go under Mods, planets go under Celestial Bodies, and Tutorials go under tutorials.)

--Ruedii (talk) 05:19, 9 June 2013 (CDT)

I added those and one more. We may want to break them down, though, feel free to. --Ruedii (talk) 05:42, 9 June 2013 (CDT)
Okay those were a fine addition. But I wasn't sure how “specific” I could be without saying the opposite of the other admin's opinions. For example the usage of “you“ (or direct referencing to the reader). In the guidelines here or tutorials/campaigns it is fine but for example in Maneuver node#Usage it sounds inappropriate. I wrote most of the page except the Usage section and it is easy to see that I tried to avoid the direct referencing while in usage it reads like a tutorial. But this is my opinion and I don't know where this should be discussed. Another thing is the extra space in some tutorials like Tutorial: Luna 9 (see also Talk:Tutorials). — xZise [talk] 05:49, 9 June 2013 (CDT)