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How Wikipedia Works by Ben Yates, Charles Matthews, Phoebe Ayers

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Appendix D. Glossary

Wikipedia’s glossary, which contains many terms not found here, can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Glossary.

admin A Wikipedia administrator; administrators are users with extra technical privileges to delete and restore articles and block accounts and IP numbers
AfD Articles for Deletion; an open forum for discussing article deletion on a case-by-case basis
AGF Assume Good Faith; a guideline requesting civility and mutual trust among editors
ANI The Administrators’ noticeboard for incidents, where Wikipedia administrators discuss and can be alerted to current problems with vandalism, edit wars, or other issues that require administrator attention
anon An anonymous or IP user who is not logged in when editing ...

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