[Local-chapters] Statement of purpose for local chapters

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 08:46:38 BST 2009

2009/9/21 Sam Vekemans <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>:
> Thanks John,
> This sounds a bit better worded than before. And looks like something
> that i'd recommend for Canada to start thinking about next year.

We're starting to come up with ideas where a local non-profit is
essential, fund raising for sat imagery etc, the draft stuff for local
chapters that already exist isn't final and who knows how long it will
take to finalise the new local chapters stuff so we're most likely
going to incorporate sooner rather than later as it is hindering our

You are welcome to borrow from the rest of the document we've cooked
up so far, not sure how much use it will be to you or most others as
it's essentially the model rules the NSW state govt publishes modified
with a statement of purpose etc.


> Btw, im also following along on the talk-us list, as there seems to be
> a more active interest.

Any chance of a summary so we don't have to reinvent the wheel where possible?

> Fortunataly, the process im going through is a 'data conversion' where
> i make the .osm files available, rather than 'blanket importing
> myself' i think its a good work-around, and should be adopted for
> other imports.

This is what happened with Aussie post codes, except a couple of them
are exceptionally large > 40,000 points and so you can't easily do
much with them in JOSM.

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