This is pretty funny. Reminds me of Introducing JIRA Jr. Project Tracking… for kids
not interesting; tedious: I’ve got a boring job in an office.
Instead, I would use a word that connotes tried-and-true, simple, adequate for the job. Reliable comes to mind.
I didn’t know about WikiFauna. I like the idea a lot: To outline the different roles that people can take to contribute to the project. I am not sure about fauna as a term, or that calling folks elves, cyclops, fairies, gnomes is useful at all.
Nate Berkopec does a great job in adapting the idea to OSS and correctly points out that most OSS is volunteer work: You decide your level of involvement.