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Terminology Usage
It contains the details of how to use specific terms
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.

Capitalization

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.
    Augur
    Cregit
    CHAOSS
    CHAOSScon
    CHAOSScast
    CHAOSSweekly
    CHAOSSblog
    CHAOSStube
    Google Summer of Code
    Google Season of Docs
    GrimoireLab
    Outreachy
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
    Contributor
    Diversity & Inclusion
    Evolution
    Focus Area
    Governance Board
    Mentors
    Mentee
    Metric
    Metric Release
    Open Source Community Health
    Organization Administrators
    Risk
    Value
    Working Groups

Abbreviations

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
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