How decisions are made#

The Jupyter Notebook team follows the “Decision Making” Guidelines described in the main Jupyter governance documents.

In short, we’ll first seek an informal consensus. If a clear consensus cannot be reached, an active team member can call for a vote. The voting process then follows the guidelines laid out by the Jupyter Governance model.

Team size#

There is no limit to the size of the team. We follow the guidelines laid out by the broader Jupyter governance model which encourages a large, highly participatory decision body:

The new governance model and decision-making guide is designed to support large, highly participatory decision-making bodies. As such, even Subprojects that have a clear decision-making body today may wish to increase the size of that body to include more contributors.