As the first step in the decommissioning of sasCommunity.org the site has been converted to read-only mode.


Here are some tips for How to share your SAS knowledge with your professional network.


sasCommunity:Rules

From sasCommunity
Jump to: navigation, search
This is a work in progress. You can contribute to this article.

The sasCommunity.org wiki does not have a lot of rules that must be adhered to. Those that do exist are generally part of the Terms of Use.

The two important rules are:

  1. Do not submit copyrighted work without permission!
  2. If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly, then do not submit it here.

You will be reminded of these two rules every time you create or edit an article.

In addition to these rules, there are some guidelines for specific topics about articles. Guidelines are more flexible, and may change over time.

Guidance for authors

adapted from Talk:Organizing Articles#Guidance_for_authors

If you want to contribute better articles to the sasCommunity then please also consider these suggestions, tips and recommendations about what helps, and what doesn't, make for a good article.

  1. Write your article for the reader, not yourself.
  2. The articles you write are shared works and no longer just your own work. (See CONTENT OWNERSHIP: in the Terms of Use)
  3. Write about SAS. (Or anything related to SAS.)
  4. Link to your article from other articles on the wiki. And link your article to other relevant wiki articles using wiki-links. (This is a wiki after all.)
  5. Give your articles sensible titles that can be used as wiki-links.
  6. Articles don't need to be just about conference papers.
  7. Contribute! Go on, be bold, plunge forward, and contribute.
  8. To err is human, but you can correct your mistakes on a wiki.
  9. No person is an island; what you write, someone else can improve.
  10. A wiki is not a democracy but an ever changing dictatorship. The most recent editor on a wiki always has the final word. This has been called a Do-ocracy because "... responsibilities attach to [the self-appointed] people who do ...". Weirdly, this is how we achieve consensus.