[Osmf-talk] New board members: Can you update bios?

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Mon Aug 16 22:21:45 UTC 2010

AFAIK, Henk stepped down from the Assen city council. Henk, correct me
if I'm wrong.

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On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:48 PM, Daniel Glassey <dglassey at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 9:41 PM, Michael Kugelmann <MichaelK_OSM at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Grant Slater wrote:
>>>> http://www.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Board_Member_Bio
>>> Bios have been updated.
>> Thaks. I noted a small typo at the information on Oliver Kühn:
>> "mapping industry for 6 six years"
>> sixty six years in mapping industry, Oliver must be quite old person.    ;-)
>> Could someone who has an account on the OSMF-Wiki please correct?
> Er, there are a few more grammatical errors as well and almost
> certainly more that I've missed.
> grammatical error:
> "Oliver Kühn (Director) Oliver is co-founder of skobbler, a company
> building software solutions based on OpenStreetMap. He works in the
> digital mapping industry for 6 six years while his expertise is rather
> on the commercial than the technical side. He has joined the
> OpenStreetMap Foundation in 2009 and has been elected as member of
> OSMF board in August 2010."
> "He has joined" should surely be "He joined". And "He works in the
> digital mapping industry for 6 six years" should probably be "He has
> been working in the digital mapping industry for 6 years" (or "the
> last 6 years"?)
> "Simone Cortesi (Director) is a IT Business Consultant based in Italy.
> He has been part of several Open Source project, most notably PHP. He
> has been involved in OpenStreetMap since 2005, first as a contributor,
> then starting 2008 as a member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation Team."
> "He has been part of several Open Source project" should be "Open
> Source projects"
> "Iván Sánchez Ortega is vocational computer scientist, currently
> working as a GIS developer, based in Spain. A FLOSS advocate since the
> year 2000, he gained interest in neogeography and OSM in late 2006. He
> has been promoting OSM through Spain since then. His aims include OSMF
> local chapters, data imports, and promote OSM usage in mapping
> agencies."
> I think it should be "promoting OSM usage"
> HTH,
> Daniel
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