[Imports-us] OSM US Import Document Draft

Randal Hale rjhale at northrivergeographic.com
Mon Nov 4 01:46:31 UTC 2013


Randal Hale, GISP
North River Geographic Systems, Inc
423.653.3611 rjhale at northrivergeographic.com
<mailto:rjhale at northrivergeographic.com>

On 11/03/2013 08:45 PM, Serge Wroclawski wrote:
> Randal,
> I strongly dislike wikis for discussion because the discussion is
> split between the group and those on the wiki. If we keep everything
> on the list, we keep not only the text, but the discussion, which is
> even more important.
> I sent the draft in plain text markdown, which is the format that the
> OSM US Board will want when they post it to the website. The nice part
> about that is that we can also use the normal in-line reply style to
> address a specific issue or wording.
> Regarding length messages or frequency of messages, this group
> averages 36 mails a month, compared to 195 messages per month on
> talk-us during the same period. But if that's too frequent, someone
> can set your list preferences to get a daily digest, or even read the
> list on gmane (http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gis.openstreetmap.region.us.imports),
> and they can subscribe and set themselves to no mail, which would let
> them read it via gmane and then post when they need to, so we have a
> number of ways to address people's concerns if the number of mails is
> too frequent.
> - Serge

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