[Osmf-talk] proposal OSMF active contributor membership

Manfred A. Reiter ma.reiter at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 08:49:01 UTC 2020

Hi Ben, *,

Am Sa., 4. Apr. 2020 um 22:18 Uhr schrieb Ben Abelshausen <
ben.abelshausen at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> Like Pete, I also think this is a really good idea and a huge improvement
> over what is there now.
> If it were up to me alone I would probably lower the bar even more to:
> - anyone who has an account, has at least one edit and shows an interest
> in being a member.
Here I do not agree at all.

OpenStreetMap has the goal to create a good (the best) "world map". This is
only possible with active - and if possible - regular contributions.

I could even imagine that even stricter rules will be imposed for the
elections, similar to those that exist for HOT.

> - instead of the fixed 15 pound add a 'donation amount of choice'
> including the option not to donate.
> - have these rules in place for all members, even those who can pay the 15.
> Cheers,
> Ben
> On 04/04/2020 07:29, Pete Masters via osmf-talk wrote:
> Hi all, I think broadly this is a really good proposal. Kudos to the
> membership and board for bringing it on...
> I have posted the membership working group (MWG) notes [1]
> <https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Working_Group_Minutes/MWG_2020-01-19#implementation_of_new_Fee_waiver_for_mappers.2Fcontributors>
> on the HOT list and asked that if there are comments or questions they be
> posted here or sent to the MWG directly. I think it would be good to hear
> the perspective of those who are not necessarily members already but might
> want to be... Encourage people to do the same in their networks...
> Keep up the good work!
> Pete
> [...]

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