[OSM-talk] "News blog" link - to blogs.openstreetmap.org?

"Jonas Krückel (John07)" osm at jonas-krueckel.de
Tue Feb 17 15:30:09 GMT 2009

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) schrieb:
> Having thought about this a bit overnight I personally feel that the project
> should have an OSM specific blog that gets used for OSM community
> announcements, worthy news items and OSMF announcements. Announcements are
> easy as they report fact and it's just a matter of deciding if the
> announcement is worthy of publication on a blog or not. News is a little
> more subjective so needs a little more care. OSMF stuff is easy because OSMF
> can decide internally before an announcement is made.
> If the OSM community can establish a small moderator group they could
> receive potential blog posts from anyone, the "image of the week" approach
> as suggested by Peter. The group would hopefully also deal with language
> issues if a post needs putting up in more than one language (alternative
> versions perhaps on the wiki for instance).
> It would also be nice for OSM to have a permanent archive of Steve's
> personal blog posts to OGD that he and others made about the development and
> progress of OSM in the early months/years.
A OSM specific blog would also help to inform people on one place about 
important news. A lot of people can´t read the mailinglists, forums and 
all the wiki sites, thus it is hard for them to stay informed about 
important issues.


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