[Osmf-talk] OSMF Articles of Association - Discussion on Revision for 2013 AGM

Derick Rethans osm at derickrethans.nl
Thu Apr 18 10:26:24 UTC 2013

On Thu, 18 Apr 2013, Frederik Ramm wrote:

> On 04/17/2013 02:58 PM, Chris Fleming wrote:
> > It's an interesting question, because I think that it is important the a
> > list of members is available.
> > 
> > The act only requires the list is inspectable
> The Companies Act requires that the members' register contains the full
> residential address of each member and that this is inspectable to *everyone*
> (not only members).
> The planned new membership class would give us the chance of saying "we only
> make the name and email address available, and only to members not to the
> public"; an option that we don't have with Companies Act-type members.
> I am *very* much in favour of making the current list of members (of any
> membership class) available to all members *without* an opt-out option; the
> list containing at least the full real name but ideally also the E-Mail
> address.

I would agree there - but perhaps do allow for alias names? (My real 
name is not "Derick", but not even my parents use my real name). I would 
also suggest to have a link to the OSM username to go with the "real" 


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