With the open smart grid platform we intend to have the right balance between a benevolent Dictator and a Formal Meritocracy in order to have a balanced decision-making process and to prevent unwanted dictators and everlasting discussions. The basic principle is that decisions are based on consensus. If this decision making process takes too long or a decision is required, the community council has the authority to make a decision. Grid eXchange Fabric complies with the LF Energy governance
The governance and rules should be respected.
The community council consists of 5 members and has the authority to make decisions on all community related subjects.
The community council is responsible for:
When the community grows, members of the community council can be elected. If the situation demands or requires it, the community council has the ability to establish sub councils for a specific subject, area of domain.
The community council consist of the following members:
If you would like to join the community council, please contact us! Mention @OSGP/communitycouncil in an github issue. The (online) community council meetings will happen when needed.
Maintainers are responsible for maintaining parts of the code-base. Maintainers have the following responsibilities
In case of long discussions or arguments, maintainers or other can request a community council decision.
Contributors include anyone in the technical community that contributes code, documentation, or other technical artifacts to the project.
Anyone can become a contributor. There is no expectation of commitment to the project, no specific skill requirements and no selection process. To become a contributor, a community member simply has to perform one or more actions that are beneficial to the project.