[OSM-talk] WhatOSM, a guide for contribution tools

PanierAvide panieravide at riseup.net
Thu Sep 21 18:55:40 UTC 2017


I was reading the famous policy. If I understand well, I cannot name 
without authorization the project WhatOSM (meaning that I can still ask 
for authorization ?). But if I name it "What ? OSM !" it is OK, because 
it doesn't mix OSM with the name, and it uses OSM word mark correctly ?

Adrien.


Le 21/09/2017 à 20:28, Simon Poole a écrit :
>
> They are
>
> a) not copyrighted
>
> b the TM policy will allow certain community use of the trademarks 
> that previously was not clearly permitted and defines going forward 
> what is acceptable and what not.
>
> That said, for the reasons mentioned in the policy, you should avoid 
> *OSM* names. Not to mention that on more general principles they are 
> not a good idea.
>
> Simon
>
>
> On 21.09.2017 19:53, James wrote:
>> You might want to reconsider the name as you started this project 2 
>> weeks ago and XYZosm or osmXYZ or OpenXYZMap are "copyrighted" and 
>> goes against the new usage policy.
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 1:45 PM, PanierAvide <panieravide at riseup.net 
>> <mailto:panieravide at riseup.net>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hi everyone,
>>
>>     As you may know, OSM has a whole set of tools allowing various
>>     thematic editing and contribution. Every contributor can find
>>     something to do, however when you are new to this world, you
>>     don't where these tools are and which one is made for you.
>>
>>     In order to make it easier discovering contribution tools, and
>>     find the ones according to what you want to work on, I made a
>>     little web guide named WhatOSM. When answering three questions
>>     (level of difficulty, available time and if you are
>>     indoors/outdoors), you have a list of corresponding tools. You
>>     can try it here :
>>
>>     http://projets.pavie.info/whatosm/
>>     <http://projets.pavie.info/whatosm/>
>>
>>     It can be used by new contributors, but also more experimented
>>     ones, who don't know what to do anymore in their neighbourhood.
>>     It might be interested to show this to people when doing mapping
>>     parties. User interface works as well on desktop as on smartphone.
>>
>>     This project is open source and is available on this repository :
>>
>>     https://framagit.org/PanierAvide/WhatOSM
>>     <https://framagit.org/PanierAvide/WhatOSM>
>>
>>     You can contribute to it by proposing tools which allow
>>     contributing more or less directly to OpenStreetMap. Also, if you
>>     speak English + another language, you can help translating the
>>     application :
>>
>>     https://www.transifex.com/openlevelup/whatosm/
>>     <https://www.transifex.com/openlevelup/whatosm/>
>>
>>     If you have any ideas or suggestions, let me know :-)
>>
>>     Regards,
>>
>>     Adrien.
>>
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>>     PanierAvide
>>     Géomaticien & développeur
>>
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