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Merge pull request #13 from brockboland/formatting

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## Measuring Inclusiveness and Disadvantagement
-The world needs The Joel Test for other topics as well. Specifically -- measuring inclusiveness and disadvantagement.
+The world needs The Joel Test for other topics as well: specifically, measuring inclusiveness and disadvantagement.
* **Inclusiveness** means that no group is alienated by the practices and culture of a team.
* **Disadvantagement** means measuring whether or not a team provides a level playing field vs creating an environment that advantages certain groups of people over other people.
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9. Are women able to openly discuss problems with how they are treated and are those issues acted upon afterwards?
10. When a woman requests consideration for a uniquely female personal matter, are those requests honored?
11. Are women given the same level of respect as non-women?
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### Further Detail on the Questions
**1. Does the ratio of women to non-women match your local census polls?**
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The goal of this project is to create a generalized test which can be applied to any situation and from that base, create numerous more specific tests which focus on certain groups and environments, each with their own unique names.
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In the Ada test, one could easily replace "woman" and "women" with any potentially disadvantaged group, like say "homosexuals", "Muslims", "little people" or "people of color". We could even replace it with general terms like "the concerned group member". By stating a test in general terms it would allow that test to apply to a lot of situations rather than just focusing on a particular demographic in a particular kind of environment.
This project can collect and maintain these tests and ensure one is available for any scenario.
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