Signed-off-by: Thomas Ackermann <>
 Documentation/CodingGuidelines | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/CodingGuidelines b/Documentation/CodingGuidelines
index 5e60daf..4f40b44 100644
--- a/Documentation/CodingGuidelines
+++ b/Documentation/CodingGuidelines
@@ -230,3 +230,9 @@ Writing Documentation:
    valid usage.  "*" has its own pair of brackets, because it can
    (optionally) be specified only when one or more of the letters is
    also provided.
+  A note on notation:
+   Use 'git' (all lowercase) when talking about commands i.e. something
+   the user would type into a shell and use 'Git' (uppercase first letter) 
+   when talking about the version control system and its properties.

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