Welcome to the Stoos Wiki !
What is a Wiki?
"A wiki (WIK-ee) is a website which invites all users to edit any page or to create new pages within the wiki Web site, using only a plain-vanilla Web browser without any extra add-ons. Most are created collaboratively. ...read more: What is a Wiki
Wikis are often adopted by agile teams to remove communication bottlenecks and allow team information to be added or updated in real time by any trusted member of a team. Some teams also hold asynchronous discussions on their wikis.
Why a Wiki?
tell us who you are - click your userid at the top of the page to edit your user page.
check out what is active on the wiki:
find out who else is here, and what they've contributed:
Accomplish a task from the Wishlist
Help clean up spam: see Wiki Weeding and keep reading for more about Gardening.
"I find that in the early stages wikis need some "gardening". Like plants, it's important that you have fertile soil. I liken fertile soil to a community that is willing to share and communicate (few wikis can grow in barren soil). ..." -- AntonyWilson (on the original WikiWiki http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiWatering )
A WikiGardener plants things, tend, prunes, tidies and generally nurtures. A WikiGnome fixes small flaws and does little maintenance jobs. Both roles are essential parts of stewarding a wiki, keeping it alive and healthy. More on this under WikiGardening .
Help on using the Wiki
- Short and sweet: how to make links
- Examples of WikiMarkup (how to format WikiText)
- Consult the User's Guide for information on using the wiki software.
- MediaWiki FAQ
If unsure, you can experiment in the Sandbox before editing an existing page.