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We promote the use of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) within OpenStreetMap.
== Get in touch ==
* per Email: foss [at] osmfoundation.org
* on IRC: [https://webchat.oftc.net/?channels=%23osm-foss #osm-foss@oftc.net]
* in the Fediverse: [https://en.osm.town/@osm_foss @osm_foss@en.osm.town]
== What we do ==
The committee is tasked with implementing the [[FOSS Policy]].
The specific tasks of the committee are:
* Conduct an inventory of free and non-free tools (report to the board of directors)
* Propose concrete alternative solutions for non-free software
* Raise awareness around the topic of Software Freedom and Open culture
== Inventory 2020 ==
* Report and recommendations ([https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/xamanu/diary/395615 OSM diary]/[https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/File:FOSS_policy_special_committee_-_Report_on_FOSS_use_in_OSMF_2021-01.pdf PDF])
* Raw data ([https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/File:FOSS_policy_special_committee_-_Report_inventory_data_2021-01.ods spreadsheet])
== Join us ==
Everybody is welcome to join and support the initiative! Contact us over email or IRC, please introduce yourself and share your motivation to take part in promoting FOSS in OSM.
== Who we are ==
* [https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Enock4seth Enock Seth Nyamador]
* [https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/xamanu Felix Delattre] ([https://www.gfz-potsdam.de/en GFZ] employee and [https://www.hotosm.org HOT] board member)
* [https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Tordanik Tobias Knerr]
* [https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/elpbatista pb Echevarría]

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