[OSM-talk] Language used in OSM forum/wiki/mailing list

Naveen Francis naveenpf at wikimedia.in
Fri Dec 21 11:10:22 UTC 2018

Thank you Eugene for the link,

Saw this one in the Etiquette page.
I was looking for the same.

Better we try to make it a reality.

Naveen Francis


On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 4:18 PM Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>

> On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 5:40 PM Naveen Francis <naveenpf at wikimedia.in>
> wrote:
>> Is there any policy on the language used in OSM talk/forum/wiki ?
>> I was going through Thailand OSM forum
>> <https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=64430>.
>> For a raising a concern we need not use abusive language.
>> Users using abusive language should be warned, suspended or terminated
>> depending on the degree of the abuse.
> Hi Naveen,
> There is no policy per se (as in something that is enforceable). But we do
> have the following pseudo-guidelines that apply across all communication
> channels hosted by the OSM Foundation:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Etiquette
> ~Eugene
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