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community_guidelines [2019-02-11 18:14]
john_r [Read the Victron Support page, and follow the steps in order]
community_guidelines [2019-06-07 16:35] (current)
guy_stewart [Many Answers]
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 This allows future users to find specific questions, and clear precise answers very quickly. This allows future users to find specific questions, and clear precise answers very quickly.
  
-==== Not the place for System Design ====+If you try to ask follow up questions in the same post, they are likely to be missed, because the original question appears as answered. ​
  
-Long, multifaceted issues involving system design, multiple questions with very specific installation and nuanced details are not appropriate ​for this community. ​Those questions must be directed [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​where-to-buy|towards your distributor]]. ​+==== Not really the place for System Design ==== 
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 +Long, multifaceted issues involving system design, multiple ​run on questions with very specific installation and nuanced details are not really well suited ​for the structure of the community. ​It is best to have a single question with a clear title per post. 
 +More complex enquires are best be directed [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​where-to-buy|towards your distributor]]. ​
  
 ==== Constantly Improving Documentation ====  ==== Constantly Improving Documentation ==== 
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 We hope that every question will receive an answer from the community. If you think you can clarify further, even if there is already an answer, please contribute. Other users are able to upvote better answers, or accept the best one (or more). We hope that every question will receive an answer from the community. If you think you can clarify further, even if there is already an answer, please contribute. Other users are able to upvote better answers, or accept the best one (or more).
  
-On occasion, a Victron person may also contribute. Please do not specifically @ request an answer from Victron ​without first giving the community an opportunity ​to answer.+On occasion, a Victron person may also contribute. Please do not specifically @ request an answer from Victron ​staff. Occasionally,​ Victron Staff will ask to be notified, for example if others are having similar issues.
  
 ==== Be Honest ==== ==== Be Honest ====
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 ==== When will new product X, Y or Z be available? ==== ==== When will new product X, Y or Z be available? ====
  
-Please do not ask the community when products, ​or updates will be ready or available.+Please do not ask the community when products, updates ​or approvals ​will be ready or available.
  
-New products are announced at various shows and on the Victron blog website. This is done when the specifications are quite certain, but before there is a good indication around supply dates. Delays can occur.+New products are announced at various shows and on the [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​blog/​|Victron blog website]]. This is done when the specifications are quite certain, but before there is a good indication around supply dates. Delays can occur. [[https://​professional.victronenergy.com/​news|Victron Professionals]] can subscribe to our weekly newsletter which provides updates
  
-Check the price list on our website. For soon-coming-but-not-yet-in-available products, it lists an indicative release date. Anything not listed in the price list yet is not progressed far enough for us to give out a date. So we will not comment on availability questions.+Check the [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​information/​pricelist|price list]] on our website. For soon-coming-but-not-yet-in-available products, it lists an indicative release date. Anything not listed in the price list yet is not progressed far enough for us to give out a date. So we will not comment on availability questions
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 +Approvals are often subject to testing and 3rd party organisations that operate on their own timeline.
  
 Thanks for your interest and patience, we want to have these available too! Thanks for your interest and patience, we want to have these available too!
 +==== I want to speak to the Manager! ====
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 +Sometimes there is a problem with the site, or your account, and you might need to speak to the Victron Community Manager. [[https://​community.victronenergy.com/​questions/​19186/​how-to-contact-the-community-manager-site-admin.html|Please follow these directions to get in touch]].
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 ==== A Disclaimer ==== ==== A Disclaimer ====
  
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