[Talk-us] proposal for deletion: talk-us-ga and

Sarah Manley sarah.m.manley at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 00:34:48 BST 2009


What is the status of the forum: http://forum.openstreetmap.org?

Would building this out more maybe solve some of our problems? In my current
role, we tend us to use forums on our wikis more than mailing lists, and I
know that wikipedia moved away from mailing lists as they grew. I am not
positive this is the best solution, but it is an option.

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 2:10 PM, Christian Petersen <cop at cloudmade.com>wrote:

> I think using local lists is up to the local OSM groups, but I agree with
> the principle that one list is enough for the US as long as it is not used
> quite a bit more than it is now. But I can certainly imagine that local OSM
> groups may have a lot of local things to discuss that they may want their
> own list for like we have seen it in Europe.
>
> - Christian
>
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>   1. proposal for deletion: talk-us-ga and talk-us-bayarea (SteveC)
>   2. US Chapter Call? (Kate Chapman)
>   3. Re: US Chapter Call? (Ian Dees)
>   4. Re: proposal for deletion: talk-us-ga and talk-us-bayarea
>      (Dan Homerick)
>   5. Re: proposal for deletion: talk-us-ga and talk-us-bayarea
>      (Apollinaris Schoell)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 23:23:31 -0400
> From: SteveC <steve at asklater.com>
> Subject: [Talk-us] proposal for deletion: talk-us-ga and
>        talk-us-bayarea
> To: Talk Openstreetmap <talk at openstreetmap.org>,        Talk-us
>        <talk-us at openstreetmap.org>
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> Neither list has any real traffic, and what they do tend to just be
> reposts of talk-us.
>
> Splitting the community at this stage is retarded, we should wait for
> talk-us to grow to a sizable level and then begin spinning off as
> required, like we did with the other lists.
>
> Yours &c.
>
> Steve
>
>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 23:41:47 -0400
> From: Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>
> Subject: [Talk-us] US Chapter Call?
> To: talk-us at openstreetmap.org
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> So we had discussed earlier having a call regarding forming a US Chapter.
> I suggest we set-up a call for sometime next week.  Since we don't have
> that
> many time zones involved I'm going to suggest next Thursday (October 29th)
> at 4 PM EST unless there is a major push that we should do things outside
> of
> working hours.
>
> I don't have any experience using free conference call software if anyone
> has a specific recommendation I would be open to that.  I'm not sure what
> OSM working groups normally use.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Kate Chapman
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> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 22:51:53 -0500
> From: Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] US Chapter Call?
> To: Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>
> Cc: talk-us at openstreetmap.org
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> Drop.io provides free conference calling features. Last time I used it was
> over a year ago, but it worked pretty well. I created a drop here for OSM:
>
> http://drop.io/openstreetmap
>
> Conference number is listed on the page.
>
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:41 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
>
> > So we had discussed earlier having a call regarding forming a US Chapter.
> > I suggest we set-up a call for sometime next week.  Since we don't have
> > that many time zones involved I'm going to suggest next Thursday (October
> > 29th) at 4 PM EST unless there is a major push that we should do things
> > outside of working hours.
> >
> > I don't have any experience using free conference call software if anyone
> > has a specific recommendation I would be open to that.  I'm not sure what
> > OSM working groups normally use.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Kate Chapman
> >
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> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 21:00:17 -0700
> From: Dan Homerick <danhomerick at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] proposal for deletion: talk-us-ga and
>        talk-us-bayarea
> To: SteveC <steve at asklater.com>
> Cc: Talk Openstreetmap <talk at openstreetmap.org>,        Talk-us
>        <talk-us at openstreetmap.org>
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> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 8:23 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> > Neither list has any real traffic, and what they do tend to just be
> > reposts of talk-us.
> >
> > Splitting the community at this stage is retarded, we should wait for
> > talk-us to grow to a sizable level and then begin spinning off as
> > required, like we did with the other lists.
> >
> > Yours &c.
> >
> > Steve
>
> I'm in favor of deletion.
> Bay Area resident,
> - Dan
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 21:06:40 -0700
> From: Apollinaris Schoell <aschoell at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] proposal for deletion: talk-us-ga and
>        talk-us-bayarea
> To: Dan Homerick <danhomerick at gmail.com>
> Cc: Talk Openstreetmap <talk at openstreetmap.org>,        Talk-us
>        <talk-us at openstreetmap.org>
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> me too
> also bay area
>
> On 20 Oct 2009, at 21:00 , Dan Homerick wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 8:23 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> >> Neither list has any real traffic, and what they do tend to just be
> >> reposts of talk-us.
> >>
> >> Splitting the community at this stage is retarded, we should wait for
> >> talk-us to grow to a sizable level and then begin spinning off as
> >> required, like we did with the other lists.
> >>
> >> Yours &c.
> >>
> >> Steve
> >
> > I'm in favor of deletion.
> > Bay Area resident,
> > - Dan
> >
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