[Osmf-talk] Mission statement (was: Proceedings from Face-to-Face Board Meeting)

Tom MacWright macwright at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 15:02:21 UTC 2012


Thanks to the board for doing a second revision and making this
improvement. I think the new wording is more easily understood for newbies
and also closer to what members feel is its mission.


On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 5:22 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>    after the constructive feedback on this list we have decided to change
> the wording of the Mission Statement slightly, by dropping the "hijacking"
> phrase. The sentence now reads:
> "The OpenStreetMap Foundation is there to protect the OSM data to keep it
> Free and Open."
> We'd like to assure everyone that these documents are not set in stone.
> They are living documents, and we welcome feedback on them from our members
> now and in the future.
> The change was decided in our board meeting on Tuesday, for which the
> draft minutes are now up on the Wiki.
> Bye
> Frederik
> (OSMF secretary)
> for the OSMF board.
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