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We keep an up-to-date glossary of all the common terminology that is used throughout our initiative. If you find something that is missing, then suggest an update in our website issue tracker, or contribute it directly.

Common terminology

Community of ActionThere are different types of community. A Community of Action or CoA is the most desirable type for Social Coding as it is focused on stimulating collective action and broad collaboration.
FLOAcronym that stands for “Free, Libre, Open”, a term invented by Snowdrift, which emphasizes the flow of ideas, culture, creativity, and liberties that are possible when we remove artificial restrictions and encourage cooperation. See Snowdrift’s definition of FLO.

Ideation & idea management