[Osmf-talk] Proposal - OSMF Should **NOT** Adopt a Code of Conduct

Nikos Roussos comzeradd at fsfe.org
Mon Dec 4 10:16:31 UTC 2017


> On Monday 04 December 2017, Nikos Roussos wrote:
> 
>> None of these projects you mentioned is even remotely comparable to
>> OSM regarding global scope and cultural diversity.
>> 
>> That's false. Most of these project are also as distributed and
>> cultural diverse as OSM.
> 
> OSM is centered on the very idea of documenting local knowledge of the
> whole Earth and you can study the map documenting that on osm.org.
> None of the software projects you used as example does either have the
> necessity to strive for such a broad geographic distribution to fulfil
> its purpose nor does it have an actual breadth of contributors that
> comes anywhere near that of OSM.

You are talking about the mission of the project now. Sure these projects don't share the same as OSM.

But as others have already stated, these examples are comparable by the nature of their communities that have similar characteristics as OSM in terms of cultural diversity.



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