This page is a draft (proposal) of the final ecosystem concept. It is being discussed on the identity ecosystem mailing list (

All ecosystem members make a public promise to adhere to the following guidelines:

Component Maintainers

System Integrators and Service Providers



There is no need to explicitly sign any kind of agreement. The membership in the ecosystem is announced by each individual subject in a form of public promise. The subject publicly announces its promise to adhere to the ecosystem guidelines. As we are open source and almost every technical aspect of the products is transparent, each other ecosystem member can judge for himself how well are the guidelines maintained.

However, there are several actions that each ecosystem member may take to increase the impact: