Web browser: ---
            Bug ID: 60091
           Summary: Tech metrics should talk about "Affiliation" instead
                    of organizations or companies
           Product: Analytics
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: Unprioritized
         Component: Tech community metrics
    Classification: Unclassified
   Mobile Platform: ---

As reported in bug 53489 comment 29.

Regular open source projects have contributors with different types of
affiliations: for profit, non-profit, and individual volunteering.
"Affiliation" is a word that covers well all of them. 

"Company" is very alienating in the Wikimedia context because the Wikimedia
Foundation or Wikimedia Germany (by far the two main contributors) are not
companies themselves.

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