[Osmf-talk] Possible Fedi/Masto usage | Re: The use of Free and Open Source Software in the OpenStreetMap Foundation - FOSS...

Rory McCann rory at technomancy.org
Tue Feb 2 23:07:19 UTC 2021


On Tue, 02 Feb 2021 22:55, Mateusz Konieczny via osmf-talk <osmf-talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
> On the other hand fedeverse people are going to have heavy 
> representation of extreme
> open source/privacy people, who are going to be far more likely to be 
> interested in
> OSM and far more likely to become involved in OSM
> 
> So reaching out to this group of people is likely going to be more useful.
> 
> And, in general supporting open communication channels is a good idea.

I don't think we need to worry about reaching out to FLOSS/privacy people. I used to follow the #openstreetmap hashtag on mastodon via RSS, and it was just too much. The FLOSS people (on the Fediverse) are *well* aware of OpenStreetMap. 🙂



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