[Osmf-talk] Seeking feedback and interest in the OSMF Engineering Working Group

Edoardo Neerhut eneerhut at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 06:28:18 UTC 2021


Apologies Mateusz. Thought you had responded to our other conversation in
Oceania. Never mind me ;)

On Mon, 12 Jul 2021, 23:27 Edoardo Neerhut, <eneerhut at gmail.com> wrote:

> Which Microgrant program are you referring to? OSMF's or OSGeo Oceania's?
>
> On Mon, 12 Jul 2021, 23:25 Mateusz Konieczny via osmf-talk, <
> osmf-talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>>
>> Jul 8, 2021, 22:10 by roland.olbricht at gmx.de:
>>
>> Hi Mateusz,
>>
>> All code written must be open-source and available without charge.
>>
>> This should apply also to documentation
>> and any other materials produced,
>> including reports, funding proposals,
>> budget. With exceptions for private data
>> in proposals like addresses and bank
>> account data.
>>
>>
>> Thank you for pointing this out. I'm one of the people who have asked
>> the board to mandate us rebuilding the EWG.
>>
>> We simply understood open everything as granted and uncontroversial.
>>
>> I assumed the same, but see Microgrants where making decisions and
>> reasoning for selecting specific projects turned out to be secret.
>>
>> I would prefer to state explicitly that decision making process for
>> funding
>> will be public, despite that it has some negative consequences (easier
>> to nitpick decisions taken).
>>
>> Meeting minutes, reasoning for funding
>> and everything else also should be public
>> (open sourcing here does not make sense
>> probably).
>>
>>
>> The more people are involved, the easier it is to have meaningful
>> minutes. The EWG is still rather short of people and happy for a helping
>> hand.
>>
>>
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