[OSM-talk] OSM web forums?

Joerg Ostertag openstreetmap at ostertag.name
Tue Apr 4 13:44:44 BST 2006

On Tuesday 04 April 2006 14:43, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
> Hi,
> > If a forum is something you would find useful, I would like to offer
> > my services to set it up.
> We have
> - a website
> - a blog (www.opengeodata.org)
> - a trac ticket
> - two wikis (one unused at trac.*)
> - two mailing lists
> - an IRC channel (shared a bit with other geo folks)

Ups I was not up to date, I think I have to update my polling agents ;-)

> with overlapping functionalities. Do we really need yet another
> communication platform? What do we get that we haven't already? (Except of
> more confusion where to address problems)
> If we *really* need a forum, I suggest shutting down the mailing lists,
> the wiki and trac. Then add a forum for bugs and have some guys with write
> access to the static website copying the forum discussion results to the
> webpage. This would sound reasonable for me.

I definitely agree with you, but as already stated I'd prefer simply using the 
mailing lists.



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