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Purpose

This site is for members of the DiDIY project to develop "Policy Patterns". These are not 'finished' recommendations but intended to be an ever-evolving toolkit of possible solutions.

We hope that once some policy patterns are written that others will help create, adapt, critique and refine these, so they evolve into a common resource.

Current Policy Patterns

To find the list of current policy patterns, click on the heading immediately above.

An explanation of the intended purpose of the headings can be found on the page describing the Policy Pattern Template.

Registering on this site

Before you can create or edit patterns you have to register and log in to the site. To do this click on the "create account" link at the very top of the page and follow the instructions. Once you have logged in, you will be known by your username and not by the IP address you are connected to.

To Edit an existing Policy Patterns

  1. go to Category:PolicyPattern page to browse the list of current patterns
  2. Click on the name of the pattern you wish to change
  3. Click on the 'edit' tabs on the right hand side of the headings to edit text in the various sections

To Create a New Policy Pattern

Type the title of the pattern into this input box and click on the "Create" button

  1. Click the 'Edit' Tab to edit the new page.
  2. Type or copy the following text into the edit box {{subst:PolicyPatternTemplate}}
  3. Click on the 'Save Page' button at the bottom. Your page now exists!
  4. Click on the 'edit' links on the right hand side of the headings to enter the contents of the various sections