One or Zero's purpose
One or Zero's purpose is to create a web-based, free technology database through collaboration. The goal of a One or Zero article is to create a comprehensive and neutrally written summary of existing mainstream knowledge about a topic. Editors are encouraged to be bold in editing in a fair and accurate manner with a straightforward, just-the-facts style. Articles should have an encyclopedic style with a formal tone instead of essay-like, argumentative, promotional, or opinionated writing.
As a new contributor, you may feel a little lost as to where you can start making edits. Don't worry too much if you don't understand everything. Use common sense, and join our Discord if you have any questions. One or Zero is a work in progress. Collaborative editing means that incomplete or poorly written first drafts can evolve into great articles.
Creating an account
You do not have to log in to read One or Zero. You do have to log in to edit articles on One or Zero. To create an account, click Create account(Top right) and fill out the form. This will be logged, and your account will be created.
Making an edit
If you spot a sentence in need of improvement, misinformation, or an article lacking in content, you can edit the article to improve the wiki for everyone else. Making an edit is quick and easy. Just follow these guidelines and you should be good.
Always use the edit summary
You should always assume that your edits will be reviewed by other users. Using the edit summary box is the easiest thing you can do to help other users review your edits. A good edit summary explains what has been edited and why the edit was made.
When making a minor edit (Spelling mistake, grammar, rewording), you may omit the "why" part of your edit summary.
Keep your edits small
Edits should be kept as small as possible in order to let other users incrementally revert changed. If you make a large edit and one small part needs to be reverted, all of your work will be reverted. Splitting your work improves the likelihood of your edits sticking.
Do not radically restructure or rewrite an article without notice
If you want to radically restructure or rewrite an article or a group of articles, announce and explain your intention in an appropriate talk page first, giving any other interested users some reasonable time to reply and share their view.