[OSM-talk] Applications to the Local Chapter Agreement

Jóhannes Birgir Jensson joi at betra.is
Thu Oct 23 08:47:05 UTC 2014

On behalf of the Icelandic applicants we are fairly sure that we are the 
only ones representing our area and we will strive hard to include 
others who will be or are interested in the area.

We have a small blurb in English about us on our webpage, the OSM 
affiliation would be presented under OpenStreetMap á Íslandi (in 
Iceland) where applicable.


Jói, current chairman

Þann 22.10.2014 23:10, skrifaði Simon Poole:
> Hi Rob
>   I had the feeling that I had announced something outside of the board,
> but that may simply be a figment of my imagination. Applications have
> been received from Iceland, Italy and Japan.  All three have the honor
> and the pain of having to beta test the procedure, mainly providing us
> with some additional documentation. I'm sure translating the respective
> articles is the main issue, but I can't see how minimal due diligence
> can be avoided without creating a liability nightmare.
> There are further organisations that have indicated their willingness to
> join us and I would expect a few more applications in the next couple of
> months.
> Simon
> Am 22.10.2014 23:41, schrieb Rob Nickerson:
>> Simon,
>> I note in [1] that there are now three applications to the Local
>> Chapter Agreement [2] and these are being processed now.
>> In light of the current discussions on transparency and holding the
>> board to account, can I ask whether it possible to disclose these just
>> in case there are any other local groups that feel they represent the
>> geographic regions included in the first three applications.
>> Also I'm curious :-)
>> Best,
>> Rob
>> [1]
>> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/osmf-talk/2014-October/002697.html
>> [2] http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Local_OSMF_Chapters
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