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!!!Possible Goals
== Original Possible Goals (Wikisym 06)
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The following goals were formulated at the [Wikisym 06]. Every participant then had three votes to determine which were the most important to them for discussion. Goals that had more than four votes are in bold.
The following goals were formulated at the [WikiSym2006]. Every participant then had three votes to determine which were the most important to them for discussion. Goals that had more than four votes are in bold. These were then used as the key goals around which the later discussions were formulated: if we got stuck when trying to make a decision, we'd look at the goals again and see which of our choices matched mostly closely to the 4 top goals.
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* **Collision Free** (Principle of least conflict), 7 votes ([[CollisionFree]])
* **Cover the common things people need**, 6 votes ([[CommonTextElements]])
* **Extensible by omission** (Don't specify things), 5 votes ([[ExtensibleByOmission]])
* **Not new** (Principle of least innovation), 5 votes ([[NotNew]])
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# __Collision Free__ (Principle of least conflict)
# __Not new__ (Principle of least innovation)
# __Extensible by omission __
# __Cover the common things people need__
# Avoiding Text Tags (principle of I18N)
# Avoiding difficult Key Combos (Principle of Foreign Keyboards)
# Have a sort of best practices
# Distinction between images and pages
# Not reliant on whitespaces
# Stable for the next 3 years
# Non-destructive on current page structure (editing does not remove elements)
# There's no wrong way to implement creole
# Fast to type
# Not html
# Readable
# Easy to learn/teach
# Clear separation of markup & content
# Less principles than markup
# Well defined whitespace
* Fast to type, 3 votes ([[FastToType]])
* Clear separation of markup & content, 3 votes
* Less principles than markup, 3 votes
* Readable, 2 votes ([[ReadableMarkup]])
* Easy to learn/teach, 2 votes ([[EasyToLearn]], [[EasyToTeach]])
* Non-destructive on current page structure (editing does not remove elements), 2 votes ([[NonDestructive]])
* Stable for the next three years, 2 votes
* Avoiding Text Tags (principle of I18N), 1 vote ([[AvoidTextTags]])
* Avoiding difficult Key Combos (Principle of Foreign Keyboards), 1 vote ([[AvoidSpecialCharacters]])
* Distinction between images and pages, 1 vote
* There's no wrong way to implement creole, 1 vote
* Have a sort of best practices (links that don't exist?)
* Not reliant on whitespaces
* Not html (or xml)
* Well defined whitespace
44 votes -> (assuming that one vote is missing:45/3 = 15 people voted), see posters below
== Posters
|{{WikiSym2006/poster1.jpg|Goals Poster 1|M, -X-}}|{{WikiSym2006/poster2.jpg|Goals Poster 2|M, -X-}}|{{WikiSym2006/poster3.jpg|Goals Poster 3|M, -X-}} |
Posters can also be found at [[http://www.flickr.com/photos/19766212@N00/tags/creole/]]
== More Possible Goals, Ideas, Principles
These were **not** formulated at wikisym 06, still it might be interesting to hear new ideas, so feel free to add yours here...
* different characters for different actions where possible -> e.g. do not use the same for bold and lists
* number of characters fixed for elements with fixed size -> always two {{{ [[x]], **x**, //x//, {{x}} }}}
* start with one character for elements, adding more chars changes size or indentation {{{ =h1, ==h2, *e1, **e1.1 }}}
* also think of non-techies (the grandma rule)
* the rule of least surprise -- allow to guess the effect by just looking at the markup, don't make it dependent on external info, like page existence or whether page is image or text
* have style and avoid ugly markup
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44 29-Oct-2007 17:08 2.78 kB ChristophSauer to previous restore
43 29-Oct-2007 16:13 2.79 kB 69.46.239.100 to previous | to last
42 25-Oct-2007 12:47 2.78 kB RadomirDopieralski to previous | to last cleanup
41 25-Oct-2007 05:35 2.791 kB 218.196.195.209 to previous | to last
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