[OSM-talk] I’m running for OSMF board and I’ve set up office hours for questions

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Dec 4 12:09:00 UTC 2020

On Wed, 2 Dec 2020 at 21:50, Michal Migurski <mike at teczno.com> wrote:

> I am speaking here as an individual and not on behalf of Facebook

I'd have no problem with Facebook, or any other commercial
organisation, putting up a candidate for a seat on the board; but I am
having trouble seeing how the above statement can align with the

> FB believes its maps comply...

> My candidacy for the board is explicitly driven by a desire to see commercial
> and organizational use of OSM better represented in the OSMF

> in general it’s much more likely that FB and other companies’ need ... As a
> board member I would work ... to make sure all these overlapping needs
> and desires lead to an OSM that’s stronger together.

Andy Mabbett

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