Wikipedia:Tip of the day/August 5, 2007

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In conflicts, reach consensus

When working on an article, please strive for consensus with other contributors. When a disagreement occurs, try to find out what it is that the other side wants, and try to find a solution that is mutually acceptable. While maintaining neutrality and factual accuracy is essential, there are often ways to accommodate others without sacrificing either.

When both parties in an argument are slightly unhappy with the outcome, that is very likely an indication that a compromise has been reached.

Read more: Wikipedia:Consensus

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