Since the materialization of Google Wave as a fledgling, real-time collaboration platform, early-adopters have added the word Wavetiquette (Wave-Etiquette) to their lexicon.
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|1.||conventional requirements as to social behavior; proprieties of conduct as established in waves, wavelets or blips.|
|2.||a prescribed or accepted code of usage, as in a wave conversation thread.|
|3.||the code of ethical behavior regarding professional practice or action among the members of a profession in their wave communication and collaboration.|
Etiquette, decorum, propriety imply observance of the formal requirements governing behavior in a Google Wave thread. Wavetiquette refers to conventional forms and usages: the rules of wavetiquette. Decorum suggests dignity and a sense of what is becoming or appropriate for a civilized person. Propriety implies conventions of morals and good taste.
- When to edit a wave versus commenting?
- Should you edit your own response or respond to your response?
- Starting new waves versus resurrecting old ones (and how to politely point people to older waves)
- Is correcting grammar and spelling always ok?
- Any thoughts about adding new people to wave?
- How to keep waves “on topic”? Should we?
- How to respect the original author(s) of a wave?
- How to keep wave groups on topic?
- Do you let the person finish their thought before commenting?
How do we create suitable visual metaphors?
What are the social norms?