In Open Collective, every entity is a collective and can be accessed publicly via their unique slug
https://opencollective.com/:slug. In our public API, Collectives are usually refered to as
Accounts. You can think about it like "profiles" that's what we really store in that table.
A Collective can be of type:
A Member connects two profiles together. It can have multiple roles (one role per row):
- HOST legal holder of the bank account that holds the money on behalf of the collective
- ADMIN users who can approve expenses for the collective
- MEMBER aka core contributors
- BACKER users who gave money to the collective
An Order is the intent to give money to an Account. It is created by a UserId on behalf of a collective (which can be their own UserCollective or any other Collective that they are a member of).
Note: The Collective currency might be different than the Host Currency (both for the source "From" and the recipient "To"). The fxrate only takes into account the conversion between