The best thing about Wiki's is that they provide the flexibility to do whatever you want. The worse thing about Wiki's is that they provide the flexibility to do whatever you want!
How do we prevent a giant “mess” of information that quickly becomes a black hole? Well for one we need to establish a sensible initial framework for the Wiki that meets our needs.
The second most important thing is to establish some basic rules or templates to ensure consistency. We have done that by creating templates so that new areas and tools are added following defined standards.
At the time of this writing, eight primary areas have been identified within Generator. They are as follows:
More areas may be added as we grow, but this will be an infrequent occurrence. When it does happen, the following template should be used to create the new area: New Area Template
For the sake of this wiki and our documentation project, tools are being defined as any piece of equipment within Generator that could benefit from having information such as:
For example, a Hammer does not qualify as a tool worth documenting, but a drill press with maintenance requirements and safety and usage instructions does.