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 ===== Usage concepts - Readers and Editors ===== ===== Usage concepts - Readers and Editors =====
  
-This library is a **restricted Wiki system**, which means that not everyone is permitted to do everything. Here is the table of **access possibilities**:​+This library is a **restricted Wiki system**, which means that not everyone is permitted to do everything. Here are the **access possibilities**:​
  
-  * **Anonymous reader:** As long as you do not create your username and password through a registration process, you are an anonymous reader. As such, you may only browse the Library pages, but can not make any changes to them. +  * **Anonymous reader:** As long as you do not create your username and password through a registration process, you are an anonymous reader. As such, you may only browse the Library pages, but can not make any changes to them. You can, however: 
-  * **Registered reader:​** ​As soon as you register and subsequently log in using your username and password, you are a registered reader. (//Read how to become a registered reader ​further down on this page!//) You still can not change the contents of the basic pages, but you can... +    * Participate in discussions on discussion and user talk pages
-    * Maintain ​__your ​own "home page"​__ ​within the library - notice ​the **"My Talk" ​link** appearing ​in the right upper corner, +  * **Registered reader:​** ​After you register and subsequently log in using your username and password, you are a registered reader. (//See below how to become a registered reader.//) You are still not able to change the contents of the most of the pages, but you can additionally (if you wish): 
-    * Take part in __existing discussions__ - notice ​the **"discussion" ​tab**. +    * Create/​edit ​__your "talk page"​__, so that others can communicate with you by leaving you messages there (note the **"mytalk"​** ​link in the right upper corner). 
-  * **Editor:** Editors are keeping the basic library pages up to date. Ideally, an editor ​takes care of a group of author ​pages. ​Not all Library ​pages are editable by editors. (//Read how to become an editor ​further down on this page!//) There is also a possibility of being invited ​to become ​an editor. +    * Edit __your own "user page"​__ (after it has been created by administrator) for informing the others about yourself (note the **"<​yournick>​"​** ​link in the right upper corner), 
-  * **Supereditor:​** A supereditor has full control over creation, editing and destruction ​of almost all Library ​pages (article, discussion, my talk and sidebar page types). One becomes a supereditor by invitation only+  * **Editor:** Editors are keeping the Library alive. Ideally, an editor ​is a person interested in keeping ​a group of pages up to dateEditors can change most of the pages. (//See below how to become an editor.// Some users become promoted ​to an editor ​without even knowing it.) 
-  * **Administrator:​** Administrator has full control over all technological and informational ​aspects of the Library. One becomes an administrator by invitation only.+  * **Supereditor:​** A supereditor has full control over most of the pages. 
 +  * **Administrator:​** Administrator has full control over all aspects of the Library.
  
  
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   - In this way you come to the page //"​Register as new user"//​. There you should enter the username which suits you the best, your full given and family names and finally (third input field) your valid e-mail. Click on the __**Register button**__;   - In this way you come to the page //"​Register as new user"//​. There you should enter the username which suits you the best, your full given and family names and finally (third input field) your valid e-mail. Click on the __**Register button**__;
   - In the following minutes an automatically generated password will be sent to the e-mail address you have provided. After receiving it, use the __**Login link**__ once more and enter your user name and password on the login page. Click the __**Login button**__ there;   - In the following minutes an automatically generated password will be sent to the e-mail address you have provided. After receiving it, use the __**Login link**__ once more and enter your user name and password on the login page. Click the __**Login button**__ there;
-  - **Remember to logout** ​(using the same __**Login link**__ found on every page) before leaving the Library.+  - **Remember to logout** before leaving the Library.
  
  
 ===== Becoming an editor ===== ===== Becoming an editor =====
  
-It is better to be a registered reader for some time, before becoming an editor. ​If you have some spare time and feel that you could improve ​the Libraryplease ​**do not hesitate** to do the following:+If you have some spare time, if you are particularly interested in some of the pagesif you want to keep them up to date, then **demand to become an editor!**
  
-  - [[library@borut.eu|Send an e-mail to the administrator]] ​stating that you would like to edit page contents. Specify what are the pages you have primary interest in editing. ​Include your user name and any details you deem of some relevance. +  - [[library@borut.eu|Contact ​the administrator]] Include your user name and any details you deem of some relevance. 
-  - **Wait until you receive ​confirmation e-mail** informing you that you have joined ​the editors group. Please have patience - this is not an automated process+  - Wait a bit for the reply - the chances are good it will be positive
-  - **Login** under your usual user name. Many pages will now be editable. +  - **Login** under your usual user name. Most of the pages will now be editable. 
-  - When editing pages, **please act responsibly and in the best interest of everyone**+  - Act responsibly and in the best interest of everyone. 
-  - **Remember to logout** (using ​the same __**Login link**__ found on every page) before leaving the Library.+  - Remember to logout ​before leaving ​the Library. 
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 +**Thank you!**