[OSM-newbies] Things to do - was Changes in OSM website: congrats
dxpublica at telefonica.net
Wed Jun 8 19:19:12 BST 2011
Thank you very much for your explanation of what things are done in OSM.
Overall thanks for explain the OSMF work.
Al 08/06/11 16:10, En/na davespod ha escrit:
> Xan-3 wrote:
>> But is there a non-developers todo list. Or a suggestion list.
> This list seems to have a non-development item on it - community
> communications (mostly improving documentation).
>> For example, I want to suggest to interview to the top OSM contribution
>> users (like interview in http://www.ubuntu-news.org/). In which page I
>> have to put it?
> You will find OSM to be a fairly unstructured entity. It is often called a
> "do-ocracy". Both development and non-development tasks tend to get done
> because people decide they are important enough to put some of their
> precious spare time into, when they could have been out mapping instead. So
> it is the things important to the doers that tend to get done, and the best
> way to get your own priority task actioned is to just get on and do it. That
> is not to say you shouldn't add it to the wiki, but don't necessarily expect
> that someone else will choose to do it unless it is sufficiently important
> to them.
> Having said that, the OSM Foundation's Strategic Working Group has been
> trying to do something a little more coordinated. It was they who brought
> about the recent changes to the web site. If you are interested in
> discussing OSM's priorities, perhaps have a look through their minutes and
> consider joining a meeting - they meet by IRC, and you don't have to be an
> OSMF member to join in.
> David (davespod)
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