Commit d527de94 authored by Sid Sijbrandij's avatar Sid Sijbrandij

Merge branch 'add-clarification-about-stage-and-scope-overlap' into 'master'

Add clarification about stage and section scope overlap

See merge request !27920
parents 5de8ca61 811d919a
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......@@ -62,12 +62,9 @@ The categories form a hierarchy:
responsible PMs by keyword. Features are maintained in
[features.yml](https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/www-gitlab-com/blob/master/data/features.yml).
Groups may have scope as large as all categories in a stage, or as small as a
single category within a stage, but most will form part of a stage and have a
few categories in them. Only in the case where the group's scope is the same as
a stage or category can they share the same name. For groups that have two or
more categories, but not *all* categories in a stage, the group name can be a
completely unique word or a summation of the categories they cover.
Groups may have scope as large as all categories in a stage, or as small as a single category within a stage, but most will form part of a stage and have a few categories in them.
When the group's scope is the same as a stage or category, they can share the same name. This same principles applies when sections and stages [have the same scope](#secure-section).
For groups that have two or more categories, but not *all* categories in a stage, the group name must be a [unique word](/handbook/communication/#mecefu-terms) or a summation of the categories they cover.
Every category listed on this page must have a link, determined by what exists
in the following hierarchy:
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