[Talk-GB] GB Chapter

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 24 09:18:25 GMT 2010


I'll bring this up at our monthly mappa-mercia social next week as our group
would also benefit from a chapter and it might be there is enough interest
within to getting one up and running.

It would be good to hear from the London and other close knit groups on
their views/support?

Cheers

Andy

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>Subject: [Talk-GB] GB Chapter
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>All
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>I've talked to a few people recently in the UK geo-scene about various
>partnerships and other bits and bobs that would make sense for OSM.
>
>Unfortunately they don't make a whole lot of sense to do anything official
>with OSMF. It would make a lot more sense if there was a GB/UK chapter of
>OSMF which could build out a lot of the UK specific relationships and
>partnerships.
>
>Of course, OSM started in the UK but that doesn't mean OSMF is all about
>the UK. Especially today, where only one board member actually lives there.
>
>Abroad, the US and ES chapters seem to be picking up speed and a UK
>chapter, if it makes sense, would help build out a ton of potential things
>that OSMF can't (perhaps shouldn't) do.
>
>Thoughts?
>
>Yours &c.
>
>Steve
>
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