[Osmf-talk] OPENSTREETMAP FOUNDATION - NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Jul 29 10:58:29 UTC 2009


On 29/07/09 11:57, Andy Robinson (blackadder) wrote:

> Our Articles don't have any restriction other than it can only be a Member
> that is appointed to the board. The Board actually can decide who is
> eligible to be a member but I wouldn't think we could go there for obvious
> reasons.

Oh I know that, but Richard Weait's article was suggesting changing them 
to limit the number of people from a company that could be on the board.

> It's something that can be looked at in the review of the Articles, but not
> something we can do anything about before the forthcoming elections, and as
> 80n says, in reality it would be absurd to make the Articles restrictive
> anyway. Much better to require that affiliations and interest are properly
> declared when a person stands for election and let the voters decide. If we
> had a very large OSMF membership base this really wouldn't be an issue.

That is my feeling a well.

Tom

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