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Common Categories

Categories by audience
Category When to use
Category:Users This document is for users of Xen or any project hosted on Xen.org
Category:Beginners This document is primarily targeted at beginners. Note that this category should primarily be used together with Category:Users.
Category:Developers This document is for developers of Xen or any project hosted on Xen.org
Category:Project This document is primarily a project document such as a roadmap, TODO list, minutes, etc. for a project hosted on Xen.org
Category:Community This document is a community document that doesn't fit elsewhere. It is intended for general information of Xen and the community at large
Categories by lifetime
Category When to use
Category:Transient This document has a limited lifespan (e.g. it describes an event or a short-lived activity). Pages in this category should be reviewed at least annually and archived appropriately.
Category:Archived This document has been archived.
Categories by document type (note that these should be used in conjunction with audience categories)
Category When to use
Category:Overview This document contains an Overview document for a specific topic. Overviews are typically introductory and contain definitions, trade-offs, basic concepts, etc.
Category:FAQ This document contains one or several frequently asked questions including answers
Category:HowTo This document contains a HowTo document, which usually is a short tutorial
Category:Tutorial This document contains a step-by-step tutorial for a fairly complex use-case
Category:Example This document primarily contains example configuration files, settings, scripts, etc.
Category:Compatibility This document contains a information about software - software, software - hardware and other compatibility.
Category:Index This document is largely an index to other pages.
Category:Glossary This document is a definition of a term used in the Xen community or more generally.
Categories by project or technology
Category When to use
Category:Xen This document is related to the Xen Hypervisor project or technology. This category may be used for user, developer as well as project categories.
Category:XCP This document is related to the XCP project or technology. This category may be used for user, developer as well as project categories.
Category:PVOPS This document is related to the PVOPS project or technology, which is about upstreaming and maintining Xen support in Linux. This category may be used for user, developer as well as project categories.
Category:XenARM This document is related to the XenARM project or technology. This category may be used for user, developer as well as project categories.

Other Categories

These are more specialised categories. Please ensure that these are used in conjunction with

Project type: Categories that relate to a specific project
Category When to use
Category:OCaml This document is related to the OCaml language, in which most of XCP is implemented.
Document type: Categories that are mainly relevant to developers
Category When to use
Category:Development Process This document describes a process or technique relates to projects on Xen.org. Documents in this category are mainly relevant for developers.
Category:Design Document This category contains design documents, architecture descriptions, and so on: in short it contains documents that describe how parts of the codebase work. Documents in this category are mainly relevant for developers.
Document type: Categories that are mainly relevant to users
Category When to use
Category:Release Notes This document describes Release Notes for a specifc project or product hosted on Xen.org.