[HOT] Code of Conduct Reminder

Milo van der Linden milo at dogodigi.net
Fri Dec 15 11:42:53 UTC 2017

Could we ask the OSMF if we can set up a humanitarian at openstreetmap.org
mailing list that is not subject of HOT restrictions and open to everyone
under the same rules and regulations of other OSM mailinglists?

2017-12-14 18:40 GMT+01:00 nicolas chavent <nicolas.chavent at gmail.com>:

> Dear all HOT Us Inc members, subscribers of the hot at openstreetmap
> mailing-list and OSMF members,
> There's is something weird in Dale Kunce (HOT US Inc President and OSMF
> member) in this email announcing that the HOT US Inc Code of Conduct
> https://www.hotosm.org/hot_code_of_conduct will be enforced on the hot at
> openstreetmap mailing-list (an OpenStreetMap mailing list to discuss uses
> of OSM in the humanitarian and development sectors [1]) which like other
> OpenStreetMap thematic mailing lists [2] (software development, tagging
> etc ...) and other discussions fora (wiki, forum etc) belong to the commons
> of the OpenStreetMap project and is regulated via the OSMF and the OSM
> members and is yet not subject to agreed upon and enforced CoC as
> reminded by the last OSMF election discussions [3].
> It would be beneficial for the regulations of the OpenStreetMap commons,
> that the President of HOT US Inc refrain from enforcing his own
> organization's conversational policy and procedures (which has never been
> voted by the HOT US Inc membership) over an OSM mailing list and narrow
> his focus and actions on the resources of his own organizations (membership
> mailing list, tools etc) or the conversations of the HOT US Inc membership.
> It would also be beneficial to assess and look at the moderation of the
> hot at openstreetmap mailing-list from a non HOT US Inc only perspective,
> shall we want this list to be the mailing list of anyone OpenStreeMap
> members (and not yet members) interested into the use of OpenStreetMap
> diversified and decentralized and not the list of only-one organization of
> the OpenStreetMap ecosystem active across the humanitarian and
> development sectors.
> Best,
> Nicolas
> [1]: http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/hot
> [2]: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mailing_lists
> [3]: https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2017-
> December/subject.html
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 7:38 PM, Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Earlier today someone on this list made some rude and disparaging remarks
>> about the iD developers. This is not the first time an outside supporting
>> group has been attacked by members of this list. Your words have meaning.
>> Your words can have far greater impact than you believe. One individual,
>> not elected, can have a huge negative impact that directly affects HOT's
>> mission.
>> One of HOT's biggest fans and supporters has unsubscribed from this list,
>> rightly so, because of these attacks. The individual was and is key to
>> helping the OSM community with important technology tools that we need to
>> map better.
>> I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the Code of
>> Conduct https://www.hotosm.org/hot_code_of_conduct. It will be enforced
>> and offenders will be asked to leave our community if you cannot help us
>> form a positive welcoming community. The Code of Conduct is not for some
>> special group to enforce the power of a strong CoC lies with the community
>> to enforce good positive communication norms.
>> Thanks
>> --
>> sent from my mobile device
>> Dale Kunce
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