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These are the styles used in DDWG wiki documents to help readers to better understand the documents.
* This is a new paragraph. It is indicated by the star at the beginning. Readers should note that this new material differs from any previously officially published (non-wiki) documents. New material within wiki documents can be discovered via the wiki's RecentChanges page, or the Diff feature.
This is a modified paragraph. It contains four sentences. * This is new material added to the end of the paragraph. The new material brings the sentence count up to four.
This is a modified paragraph. * This is an inserted sentence. This is an existing sentence from the original paragraph.
This sentence has been deleted. * This is the replacement sentence.
Note: All substantive new material in the wiki is alerted to the readership via the mailing list.
This is an existing paragraph. It contains two sentences. ¤ This is a comment added to the end of a paragraph. Comments are here to draw your attention to an important issue relating to this paragraph.
¤ This is a stand-alone comment paragraph. It relates to the entire section in which this paragraph is a part.
This is an existing paragraph. ¤ This is an embedded comment.
|NOTE: This is an editor's note, strongly highlighted. Such notes draw the reader to substantive issues.|
Code and Markup
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Where there is a dispute about the text in a wiki page, the nature of the dispute is highlighted by an editor's note or ¤ ! comment, and there is a link to the public mailing list message(s) where the details of the dispute are recorded.
When a dispute has been resolved, the agreed text is placed into the wiki as * OK new text and followed by a ¤ comment to indicate the resolution, and where possible to point to the public mailing list where the resolution is recorded.