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mdc Update procedure to request edit permission
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 This wiki has access control enabled because spammers now use wikis as channel for their content.  ​ This wiki has access control enabled because spammers now use wikis as channel for their content.  ​
  
-This means that you have to get a user account ​if you want to add or edit content.  ​+This means that you have to get explicit permission ​if you want to add or edit content.  ​
  
-Here's how to get an account:+Here's how to request edit permission:
  
 +== First, register as a user: ==
   - Click on the "​Login"​ link at the top of any page.   - Click on the "​Login"​ link at the top of any page.
   - Click on the "​Register as new user" link.   - Click on the "​Register as new user" link.
   - Fill out the form with a username and a valid email address. ​ This needs to be a valid email address because your password will be emailed to you.   - Fill out the form with a username and a valid email address. ​ This needs to be a valid email address because your password will be emailed to you.
   - After you receive the email message with your password, login with your username and password to make sure it works.   - After you receive the email message with your password, login with your username and password to make sure it works.
-  ​- Send mail to wiki-admin at etherboot.org to have your account granted access to add or edit content. ​ Please include your username in the request. + 
-  - Wait for us to respond :-) (please remind us if you don't receive an email back).+== If you wish to have edit permission: == 
 +  ​- Send mail to wiki-admin at etherboot.org to have your account granted access to add or edit content.  ​ 
 +    - Please introduce yourself and explain what you would like to update 
 +    - Please include your username in the request. 
 +  - Wait for us to respond :-) (please remind us if you don't receive an email back within a few days).
   - After you have been granted access, if the '​Edit'​ buttons still don't show up, close and re-open your browser.   - After you have been granted access, if the '​Edit'​ buttons still don't show up, close and re-open your browser.
  
-We welcome help with the wiki, so please register if you would like to help.+We welcome help with the wiki, so please register ​and ask permission ​if you would like to help improve our documentation. 
 + 
 +Thanks!
  
-/ Marty / 
  
  

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