How do user trust levels work?

Check out this post from discourse founder Jeff Atwood on how user trust levels work.

If you are interested in the forum software then the discourse ‘meta’ forum is a great resource.

I think this is not enough to count as a manual for someone to suddenly be responsible for an entire catagory in a new organisation. Please summarise what rules are being used in EDI-Net discourse and what best practise is - this can eveolve - but this page is then the reference manual for the forum.