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For clear and consistent communication, it’s important to always use the correct terminology. Remember:
- If you’re unsure which term to use, look for existing terminology
- Never create a new term when an existing one is available to you.
- Be extremely cautious when using jargon words They can confuse new users and cause problems with internationalization.
The below terms are used as a proper noun (name) for a specific role or entity. Please capitalize on the following terms in the documentation and in the app
Example: GrimoireLab is a CHAOSS toolset for software development analytics.
- Google Summer of Code
- Google Season of Docs
The below words are used a lot in common language and don't need to be capitalized all the time, but when referring specifically within the documentation it is like a proper name, so it can be capitalized to better communicate what you mean.
Example: CHAOSS metrics are sorted into Focus Areas.
- Code of Conduct
- Common Metric
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Focus Area
- Governance Board
- Metric Release
- Open Source Community Health
- Organization Administrators
- Working Groups
You may find the words written within the documentation, website, or Github repositories in the abbreviated form. Below are the words with their full forms:
- CHAOSS - Community Health Analytics Open Source Software
- WG - Working Group
- D&I - Diversity and Inclusion
- GB - Governance Board
- CoC - Code of Conduct
- GSoC - Google Summer of Code
- GSoD - Google Season of Docs
- LF - The Linux Foundation