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
Diversity & Inclusion
Open Source Community Health
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