Software governance, democracy in open source application developer and libre technology user communities


Recently introduced a general assembly:


About as democratic as the United States— not very. Formally, even less democratic.

However, in a more democratic project, gaining contributors from underrepresented groups could map better with marginalized people gaining power in the project. In that context, potentially useful notes from Drupal’s dictator: Increasing Drupal contributions from underrepresented groups | Dries Buytaert