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The process for maintaining and updating the [[Definition]] itself is simple:
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* Make your desired changes to [[Definition/Unstable]]. If you are uncertain, you can suggest changes on the [[Talk:Definition/Unstable|discussion page]] first.
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* If the changes are minor (typos, errors, etc.), you can directly notify [[moderators|a moderator]], and he will update the stable version.
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* Otherwise, it is always a good idea to explain what you have done on the discussion page, and to wait for consensus to develop.
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* Only if a consensus is visible, the stable version will be updated.
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But what if a consensus cannot be found about a change? Then, more frequently than not, the change will not be made. The wiki experience shows that consensus can often be achieved in small groups. Should there, however, be a very clear split between two groups, either in its emotionality or in the number of people involved, it may be desirable to call for a vote. In that case, all contributors who have made meaningful edits to the definition (stable or unstable) will be eligible to vote. The voting method used will normally be [[w:approval voting|approval voting]], except in cases of simple yes/no votes.
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                <Control FieldName="System.Title" Type="FieldControl" Label="Title" LabelPosition="Left" />
 
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                <Control FieldName="System.AreaPath" Type="WorkItemClassificationControl" Label="Area Path" LabelPosition="Left" />
Extreme changes which are counter to the philosophy with which this definition was started can be vetoed by the [[moderators]] as a last resort.
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                <Control FieldName="System.IterationPath" Type="WorkItemClassificationControl" Label="&amp;Iteration Path:" LabelPosition="Left" />
 
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                <Group>
Other pages in this wiki are free for anyone to edit without special procedures; this may change over time for selected pages, but in general, we will try to keep this wiki as open as possible.
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                    <Control FieldName="Microsoft.VSTS.Common.ProductUnit" Type="FieldControl" Label="PU (Use Area Path)" LabelPosition="Left" />
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                  </Column>
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                  <Column PercentWidth="50">
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                    <Control FieldName="Microsoft.VSTS.Common.Priority" Type="FieldControl" Label="Priority" LabelPosition="Left" />
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                  </Column>
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                </Group>
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              </Column>
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            </Group>
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          </Column>
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          <Column PercentWidth="30">
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            <Group Label="Status">
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              <Column PercentWidth="100">
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                <Control FieldName="System.Id" Type="FieldControl" Label="Id" LabelPosition="Left" />
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                <Control FieldName="System.State" Type="FieldControl" Label="State" LabelPosition="Left" />
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                <Control FieldName="System.AssignedTo" Type="FieldControl" Label="Assigned To" LabelPosition="Left" />
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              </Column>
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            </Group>
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          </Column>
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        </Group>
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        <Group Label="">
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          <Column PercentWidth="60">
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</Layout>
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