[Osmf-talk] Local Chapter application - Ireland

Craig Allan allan at iafrica.com
Mon Aug 26 13:43:23 UTC 2019

I have read the details, thought about the issues and the application is 
unremarkable except for the one strong objection.

My own response to the objection is that I don't believe that any 
discrimination on the basis of geography is warranted.

I have a personal (if hypothetical) claim to be a member of both the 
Kenya and the South Africa local chapters and can't see why dual 
membership should be denied me. Similar logic applies for my Irish friends.

I like what Guillaume wrote, and I support this application.

Craig Allan

On 2019/08/24 21:19, Guillaume Rischard wrote:
> ...
> I think the Irish application is fantastic. Suggesting that it 
> presumes domination or is divisive is nonsense. Mappers in Northern 
> Ireland can become members of the chapter that covers the island of 
> Ireland, of the chapter that covers the UK, of the global OSMF, or a 
> combination of these.
> Guillaume

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