[HOT] Quarterly Newsletter?

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Sat Jul 4 13:50:18 UTC 2015


HI! This is a great idea. Perhaps join the Communications Working Group?
They are meeting this week

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team/Working_groups/Communications

I think this is on their radar

Heather

Heather Leson
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On Sat, Jul 4, 2015 at 4:41 PM, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Nice idea, and I think quarterly is a good rhythm.
>
> I like the format of "weekly osm" for keeping up-to-date but I guess
> you're thinking of something a bit more verbose.
>
> Dan
>
> 2015-07-04 14:26 GMT+01:00 john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>:
> > We know we have a lot of new mappers who we'd like to get map more
> sessions.
> > We also know that mappers like feedback on how their work is used.
> Perhaps
> > a short newsletter might help is keep in touch with all our mappers.
> There
> > are topics which get discussed in the mailing list that might be of
> interest
> > to others.
> >
> > I suggest no more than quarterly, and not yet more smiling faces
> gathered in
> > a room, but perhaps one article per newsletter written by one of the
> NGOs,
> > that answers the question how do you use the data.  Even if its mixed
> with
> > other data and I suspect it is, its feedback and helps keep people
> mapping.
> >
> > I also suggest one pointer to one tutorial, how to map buildings in iD
> would
> > be nice.
> >
> > Perhaps even a discussion on Validation, talking to one end user
> validated
> > data was important to them.
> >
> > And no I'm not volunteering to be editor.
> >
> > Cheerio John
> >
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