[Osmf-talk] Moving the OSMF to the EU?

Donal Hunt donal.hunt at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 20:30:05 UTC 2021

Some countries have legislation / embargoes that would limit some
nationalities being a member and/or director of the organisation if the
OSMF were registered there.

It is desirable to allow all nationalities to participate in OpenStreetMap.


On Fri 2 Jul 2021, 21:25 Edward Bainton, <bainton.ete at gmail.com> wrote:

> Someone has added columns "'Director/Member nationality subject to host
> state sanctions"
> This sounds important but I don't understand it. Can someone explain?
> On Fri, 2 Jul 2021 at 09:12, Edward Bainton <bainton.ete at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks.
>> Now moved here:
>> https://lite.framacalc.org/9oc7-osmf-possible-eu-successors
>> On Fri, 2 Jul 2021 at 02:00, Philippe Verdy <verdyp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, 1 Jul 2021 at 13:28, Edward Bainton <bainton.ete at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Red rag to a bull, Frederik ;-)
>>>>>> Here's my start, hosted on G**gle Drive (because that's all I know
>>>>>> how to do)
>>>>>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XKRL_TY_W-yztAZJdpzWaJN-9A1_NUC4unWweeOpUjo/edit?usp=sharing
>>>>>> Top row is what I think should be a serious consideration: a
>>>>>> transnational EU co-op, which can move between EU jurisdictions with
>>>>>> relative ease as conditions change.
>>>>>> Second row, by way of illustration, is the status quo.
>>>>>> Hope this helps; feedback welcome; consider it ODbL (if G**gle's
>>>>>> licence prevents that, please feel free to move it somewhere else. Ideally
>>>>>> not to the wiki, because editing tables comes with a learning curve)
>>> Degooglizing this spreadsheet: there are opensourced and free online
>>> tools there with the licence you want for your document creations:
>>> Full list of supported tools:
>>> * https://framasoft.org/en/full
>>> e.g. https://accueil.framacalc.org/en/
>>> Storage of documents on their server is not permanent: they must be used
>>> or will be deleted after some time, but you can keep your archives: they
>>> are exported to HTML or PDF or ODF documents, and this delay is sufficient
>>> for most cooperations. If needed they can be reimported for discussing a
>>> new update.
>>> Note that all these tools are open-source and packaged so that they can
>>> be redeployed on other servers of your choice (you may just need to keep a
>>> contact with Framasoft for the support, or propose new tools you can
>>> support, or to help them deploy and maintain the open-source projects
>>> you like, or for adapting existing opensource projects to a solution hosted
>>> on the web).
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