[Local-chapters] Items from this weeks teleconference.

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 02:20:47 BST 2009


2009/9/12 Ulf Möller <usenet at ulfm.de>:
> Most of them will probably want that anyway, but in some cases it may be
> advisable to use a name in the local language. So I'm not sure it should
> be a requirement.

Perhaps this is a recommendation to the board, that where possible the
name must include OpenStreetMap or a localised translation of it.

> When we trust them to represent OSM, can't we also trust them to
> organize themselves? (Keep in mind in most cases the OSMF would have to
> hire translators and local lawyers to make any sense of the bylaws...)

Wikimedia also requires those wanting a local chapters to present a
copy of the bylaws in english.




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