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* '''Pattern Title''' (i.e page naming convention)
* Pattern Title (i.e page naming convention)
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** use the words that people would most commonly search the web to find it
 
** use the words that people would most commonly search the web to find it
 
** test your title by doing a 'google search'  using those keywords.  Check to see if what comes up is highly related to what you what to document.  If it is not then keep adjusting your keywords.  
 
** test your title by doing a 'google search'  using those keywords.  Check to see if what comes up is highly related to what you what to document.  If it is not then keep adjusting your keywords.  
 
** also see what wikipedia calls it.  This is, also, a global consensus.
 
** also see what wikipedia calls it.  This is, also, a global consensus.
* writing style examples
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* '''writing style examples'''
 
** A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander
 
** A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander
 
** Build it Solar ...really like the simple, helpful and uncomplicated style of Chris' writing.  He's provided a huge service to the solar movement.
 
** Build it Solar ...really like the simple, helpful and uncomplicated style of Chris' writing.  He's provided a huge service to the solar movement.
** ... brief descriptions of the Sustainable Elements of the Green Alley
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** [[Green Alley - Sustainable Design Features]]... brief descriptions of the Sustainable Elements of the Green Alley.

Revision as of 13:39, 25 May 2009

  • Pattern Title (i.e page naming convention)
    • use the words that people would most commonly search the web to find it
    • test your title by doing a 'google search' using those keywords. Check to see if what comes up is highly related to what you what to document. If it is not then keep adjusting your keywords.
    • also see what wikipedia calls it. This is, also, a global consensus.
  • writing style examples
    • A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander
    • Build it Solar ...really like the simple, helpful and uncomplicated style of Chris' writing. He's provided a huge service to the solar movement.
    • Green Alley - Sustainable Design Features... brief descriptions of the Sustainable Elements of the Green Alley.