One of the challenges in the Jupyter ecosystem is signaling to people in the community which projects are actively being worked on, which are new and changing rapidly, which are stable, which are dormant, etc. This helps guide people in deciding what tools to adopt and contribute to.
The tidyverse has an interesting way of dealing with this problem, providing a set of badges that follow this specification:
What do people think about adopting something like this for the Jupyter repositories? Perhaps it doesn’t need to be mandated across all repositories, but for some (especially the more dormant ones) it could be a good way to provide more information to users.