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The following are some we would like to point out specifically for here at MagicPedia.
 
The following are some we would like to point out specifically for here at MagicPedia.
  
== Neutral point of view ==
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== Accuracy and Content Disclaimer ==
Articles should be written from a Neutral Point of View, without too much hype. For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Neutral_point_of_view
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All information provided on MagicPedia web pages is provided for information purposes only. Information  is subject to change without prior notice. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, MagicPedia makes no guarantees of any kind.
  
==Civility==
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This site may contain information that is created and maintained by a variety of sources. Some pages are unmoderated and may contain the personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post the entries. MagicPedia does not control, monitor or guarantee the information contained in these pages or information contained in links to other external web sites, and does not endorse any views expressed. 
Being rude, insensitive or petty makes people upset and stops wikis from working well. Try to discourage others from being uncivil, and be careful to avoid offending people unintentionally. Mediation is available if needed. For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Civility
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== Link Disclaimer ==
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Any links to external web sites provided on MagicPedia pages are provided as a courtesy. They should not be construed as an endorsement.
  
== Edit warring ==
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== Copyright ==
If someone challenges your edits, discuss it with them and seek a compromise, or seek dispute resolution. Don't just fight over competing views and versions.
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All material produced for MagicPedia is copyrighted by its contributors (numerous small edits don't affect copyright ownership by the original authors) except those articles noted on the page as being under Creative Commons License as required by articles using Wikipedia material.  
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Edit_war
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All text published before June 5, 2011 on MagicPedia was released under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License.  You may use the page "history" to retrieve content published before that date to ensure GFDL compatibility.
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==Fair use materials and special requirements==
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Occasionally, MagicPedia articles may include images, sounds, or text quotes used under the U.S. Copyright law "fair use" doctrine.
  
 
== Reusing MagicPedia content ==
 
== Reusing MagicPedia content ==
MagicPedia follows the same guidelines as Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reusing_Wikipedia_content.
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To reuse, copy or create a derivative version of an individual article entails the following:
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* acknowledge the authorship of the article as MagicPedia and
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* provide access to the "transparent copy" of the material. (The "transparent copy" of an article is any of a number of formats available from us, including the wiki text, the html web pages, xml feed, etc.)
  
=== GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) ===
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You can easily fulfill these obligations by providing a conspicuous direct link back to each and every original MagicPedia article hosted on this website. 
The text contained in MagicPedia is licensed to the public under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL). The full text of this license is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License.
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== Wikipedia exception ==
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Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org) is the only wiki granted exclusive pre-approved rights to import any individual (e.g. not bulk uploads) MagicPedia article, with proper attribution, thus making that article fall under Creative Commons license.
  
'''Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts.'''
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Anyone that believes a MagicPedia article is worthy and notable enough to be a Wikipedia entry, and be accepted by Wikpedia editors, is granted to use that article for creating an entry on Wikipedia. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Notability.  
 
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===Modified Versions===
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If you create a derivative version by changing or adding content, this entails the following:
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* your materials in turn have to be licensed under GFDL,
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* you must acknowledge the authorship of the article (section 4B), and
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* you must provide access to the "transparent copy" of the material (section 4J). (The "transparent copy" of a MagicPedia article is any of a number of formats available from us, including the wiki text, the html web pages, xml feed, etc.)
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You may be able to partially fulfill the latter two obligations by providing a conspicuous direct link back to the MagicPedia article hosted on this website. You also need to provide access to a transparent copy of the new text.
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== Neutral point of view ==
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Articles should be written from a Neutral Point of View, without too much hype. For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Neutral_point_of_view
  
===Fair use materials and special requirements===
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==Civility==
All original MagicPedia text is distributed under the GFDL. Occasionally, Wikipedia articles may include images, sounds, or text quotes used under the U.S. Copyright law "fair use" doctrine.
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Being rude, insensitive or petty makes people upset and stops wikis from working well. Try to discourage others from being uncivil, and be careful to avoid offending people unintentionally. Mediation is available if needed. For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Civility
  
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== Edit warring ==
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If someone challenges your edits, discuss it with them and seek a compromise, or seek dispute resolution. Don't just fight over competing views and versions.
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For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Edit_war
  
  
 
[[MagicPedia:General_disclaimer|MagicPedia Disclamer]]
 
[[MagicPedia:General_disclaimer|MagicPedia Disclamer]]

Latest revision as of 19:23, 17 June 2012

MagicPedia follows the same policies and guidelines as Wikipedia's official policies.

The following are some we would like to point out specifically for here at MagicPedia.

Contents

Accuracy and Content Disclaimer

All information provided on MagicPedia web pages is provided for information purposes only. Information is subject to change without prior notice. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, MagicPedia makes no guarantees of any kind.

This site may contain information that is created and maintained by a variety of sources. Some pages are unmoderated and may contain the personal opinions and other expressions of the persons who post the entries. MagicPedia does not control, monitor or guarantee the information contained in these pages or information contained in links to other external web sites, and does not endorse any views expressed.

Link Disclaimer

Any links to external web sites provided on MagicPedia pages are provided as a courtesy. They should not be construed as an endorsement.

Copyright

All material produced for MagicPedia is copyrighted by its contributors (numerous small edits don't affect copyright ownership by the original authors) except those articles noted on the page as being under Creative Commons License as required by articles using Wikipedia material.

All text published before June 5, 2011 on MagicPedia was released under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Text_of_the_GNU_Free_Documentation_License. You may use the page "history" to retrieve content published before that date to ensure GFDL compatibility.

Fair use materials and special requirements

Occasionally, MagicPedia articles may include images, sounds, or text quotes used under the U.S. Copyright law "fair use" doctrine.

Reusing MagicPedia content

To reuse, copy or create a derivative version of an individual article entails the following:

  • acknowledge the authorship of the article as MagicPedia and
  • provide access to the "transparent copy" of the material. (The "transparent copy" of an article is any of a number of formats available from us, including the wiki text, the html web pages, xml feed, etc.)

You can easily fulfill these obligations by providing a conspicuous direct link back to each and every original MagicPedia article hosted on this website.

Wikipedia exception

Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org) is the only wiki granted exclusive pre-approved rights to import any individual (e.g. not bulk uploads) MagicPedia article, with proper attribution, thus making that article fall under Creative Commons license.

Anyone that believes a MagicPedia article is worthy and notable enough to be a Wikipedia entry, and be accepted by Wikpedia editors, is granted to use that article for creating an entry on Wikipedia. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Notability.

Neutral point of view

Articles should be written from a Neutral Point of View, without too much hype. For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Neutral_point_of_view

Civility

Being rude, insensitive or petty makes people upset and stops wikis from working well. Try to discourage others from being uncivil, and be careful to avoid offending people unintentionally. Mediation is available if needed. For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Civility

Edit warring

If someone challenges your edits, discuss it with them and seek a compromise, or seek dispute resolution. Don't just fight over competing views and versions. For more information see Wikipedia's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Edit_war


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