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Glossary

Collection

A set of projects contained within their own microsite. An alias for category in the PYBOSSA model.

Markdown

A lightweight markup language used to format plain-text and add additional features such as lists, tables and links. For more guidance see this GitHub Guide.

Project

A set of tasks presented to the user via a task presenter.

Task

A particular objective to be completed for a project.

Task Presenter

The view component via which users contribute to a project's tasks, for example, the Z39.50 presenter.

Task Redundancy

The number of contributions required before a task is considered complete.

Contribution

A single answer for a task. An alias for task run in the PYBOSSA model.

Z39.50

An ancient communications protocol still widely used in library environements.