Claymore Wiki's policies and guidelines aim to provide a comprehensible framework of "dos", "don'ts" and best practices for editors at this wiki.
Policies set general rules for the wiki's administration and its content. Their goal is to establish basic criteria for all content and rules for using administrative tools.
Guidelines describe desired etiquette and common practice in the creation, editing and organization of articles on this wiki. Their goal is to make the wiki easier to use for both editors and readers alike and to make its appearance more consistent and streamlined.
Adding or changing policies and guidelinesEdit
Any editor is free to edit policies and guidelines to improve clarity and readability. However, changes to the actual content or meaning should only be done with community consensus.
To this end, the normal procedure for proposing new policies and guidelines or changing existing ones is to create a topic in the forum. Once the discussion has led to a final draft, call a vote; a simple majority is sufficient to pass. The administrators may veto a policy; this should only be done sparingly and for good reasons.
Aside from the normal procedure, the administrators may "decree" policies or guidelines. This should only be done with consensus among administrators and in cases where community consensus cannot be reached but a policy or guideline is needed. Of course, changes to decreed policies and guidelines can be suggested by anyone on the "standard" way above.