[Talk-GB] [UK Chapter] Definition of OSM.

Brian Prangle bprangle at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 22:28:39 UTC 2016

Echoing Jerry's  previous plea - please comment on the Google docs AoA-
there has been a fresh definition of OpenStreetMap there for several days


On 22 March 2016 at 21:32, Tim Waters <chippy2005 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Frederik is correct in saying that OpenStreetMap Project does not
> appear in the OSMF Articles of Association.
> However, on the OSMF website, the following words are used: "The
> Foundation supports the OpenStreetMap Project."
> So the wider OSM "thing" is the OpenStreetMap Project rather than the
> OpenStreetMap Community. I quite like that differentiation, even
> though I cannot find the definition of what the project is!
> "supports" is also a quite different meaning than "managed by"
> If we wanted to have a definition that includes the OSMF: "The
> OpenStreetMap Project as currently supported by the OpenStreetMap
> Foundation Ltd" perhaps?
> Tim
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