[Local-chapters] Draft OpenStreetMap Local Chapter Agreement v0.3 [updated]
deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 15:15:57 BST 2009
--- On Wed, 16/9/09, Cragg Nilson <cragg.nilson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 3.2 The Federated Organisation may be required by the
> Foundation to provide local services to its members.
> Examples of services may include
> running a local website, administration of a mailing list,
> and organising local meetings.
I think this is undue burden, just because people are capable of
forming a local organisation to support OSM doesn't mean they are
capable or willing to run their own infrastructure.
> 3.3 The Federated Organisation members will automatically
> members, with all the associated rights and obligations,
> specifically voting rights, of any ordinary Foundation
This is a little cluttered, I think it can be simplified as just:
3.3 Members of Federated Organisations must have voting rights within
the organisation, which include but is not limited to electing a board
to represent the group.
or something to that effect, under local assocation rules there is
only a vote if there is more than one person nominating for a
> the Federated Organisation will permit the Foundation or
> its duly
> elected representative to inspect, on request, copies of
> the Federated
> Organisation's membership records, financial accounts
> and other records.
I still think this will be in conflict with privacy laws of various countries.
> 4.2 the Federated Organisation will cede control
> of all web presence that references OpenStreetMap including
> but not
> limited to domain names, forums, mailing lists to the
Without any clauses for ajudication I think this is just too broad and
wouldn't sign it.
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