Difference between revisions of "Preliminary page"

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A good preliminary page [[w:stub|stub]] is very easy to write. It consists of:
 
A good preliminary page [[w:stub|stub]] is very easy to write. It consists of:
  
#A first paragraph saying what the head term describes. The head term should be in '''bold''' type. One sentence is quite adequate.
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# A first paragraph saying what the head term describes. The head term should be in '''bold''' type. One sentence is quite adequate.
#A second paragraph saying why the subject is important enough to document on a PC-BSD wiki page. Again one sentence is adequate.
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# A second paragraph saying why the subject is important enough to document on a PC-BSD wiki page. Again one sentence is adequate.
#Optionally, a third paragraph giving relevant applicable external links as a bulleted list. This should have a heading of ''External link(s)''.
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# Optionally, a third paragraph giving relevant applicable external links as a bulleted list. This should have a heading of ''External link(s)''.
#Recommended: An outline of topics or ideas to help others continue to expand the page.  
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# Recommended: An outline of topics or ideas to help others continue to expand the page.  
#Our [[template:StubWarning|stub warning]].
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# Our [[template:StubWarning|stub warning]].
  
 
That's all! If you can write such a stub, this is an alternative to removing a sub-standard page, and can be very useful in the process of creating or revising the PC-BSD Handbook. Also, it is a way to handle suspected [[wikipedia:copyright violation|copyright violation]]s. In particular, if the text exists on the web already, make that an external link which also helps to feed back into the community by increasing interconnectedness.
 
That's all! If you can write such a stub, this is an alternative to removing a sub-standard page, and can be very useful in the process of creating or revising the PC-BSD Handbook. Also, it is a way to handle suspected [[wikipedia:copyright violation|copyright violation]]s. In particular, if the text exists on the web already, make that an external link which also helps to feed back into the community by increasing interconnectedness.
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It is the most recent product by [[microsquish|Alter Microsquish Vacs Corporation]] of Pearl Island, and incorporates the latest Supra-Glide technology. </nowiki>
 
It is the most recent product by [[microsquish|Alter Microsquish Vacs Corporation]] of Pearl Island, and incorporates the latest Supra-Glide technology. </nowiki>
  
<nowiki>==External links==</nowiki>
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<nowiki>== External links ==</nowiki>
  
<nowiki>*[www.alter-microsquish-vacs.com\mosp9k.htm Detailed description and retail outlet]</nowiki>  
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<nowiki>* [www.alter-microsquish-vacs.com\mosp9k.htm Detailed description and retail outlet]</nowiki>  
  
 
<nowiki>{{StubWarning | icon = favicon | category = handbook | stubcategory = maxoslyde }}</nowiki>
 
<nowiki>{{StubWarning | icon = favicon | category = handbook | stubcategory = maxoslyde }}</nowiki>

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