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The Wikimedia principles emerged from many debates about wiki ideology. Growing Wikimedia was eventually written to summarize some of the principles elaborated as below:


Neutral point of viewEdit

Core issues: etiquette, consensus, permission, vandals, ethics, moralsEdit

Power structureEdit

Power structure
Status (the different status existing in the power structure)
Stewards (see also steward policies)


English usageEdit

Vocabulary - an educational and an ethical issue
Defining vocabulary - the core glossary, should coordinate with [1]
Use of the present tense, and overuse of the past tense
Wikipedia is not Wiki - a little bit of wiki nomenclature