I know I can’t be the only one who forgets what some of the abbreviations are here and that’s the reason I made this. It’s a Wiki so anybody can update or comment with what to add, then I will. I started off with a couple, but know there are tons more to be added. Thanks.
ABFT - Asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerance
Adult - A node that can store and route data.
AT2 - Asynchronous Trustworthy Transfers
BLOB - Binary Large OBject
Chunk - A piece of immutable data of limited size. Typically a file is made up of multiple chunks.
CLI - Command Line Interface
CRDT - Conflict-free Replicated Data Type
DevOps CI/CD - Software development (Dev) and information-technology operations (Ops) Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
DBC - Digital Bearer Certificate
DLT - Distributed Ledger Technology
DKG - Distributed Key Generation
Elder - An adult node with voting rights in its section.
E2E - End-to-end
GET - To read data from the network (free, no account needed).
GUI - Graphical User Interface
IDN - Internationalized Domain Name
IGD - Internet Gateway Device
Infant - A node that has not yet proved its worth to the Network.
MAID - Massive Array of Internet Disks
MaidSafer - An employee of the MaidSafe Company.
MVE - Minimum Viable Experience
MVP - Minimum Viable Product
NRS - Name Resolution System
PARSEC - Protocol for Asynchronous, Reliable, Secure and Efficient Consensus
PUT - To add/amend data on the network (costs Safecoin).
PR - Pull Request
quic-p2p - A software library allowing secure and reliable connection between nodes.
RDF - Resource Description Framework
RFC - Request for Comments
RMD - Reliable Message Delivery
Safer - Any user or developer of the SAFE Network.
Safester - An early adopter that helped or contributed in some way towards the launch of the SAFE Network.
SAFE - Secure Access For Everyone
SCL - SAFE Client Libs
Self-encryption - Files uploaded to the Network are broken up into chunks. These chunks are then hashed and encrypted locally using hashes of neighbouring chunks from the same file.
SLD - Service Level Design
SMD - Secure Message Delivery
UX - User Experience
Vault - Software that allows a node to join the Network, to store and route data and communicate with other nodes.
VfH - Vaults from Home