Difference between revisions of "OSMF overview 201812"

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|There is an increased interest on OSM from corporations who have employees that edit in their daytime. This might create communication problems between paid and volunteer mappers, or even an imbalance of power. Out of this situation the question arises on how to regulate this to ensure fair play. The DWG has developed a set of [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/1/13/Organised_editing_guidelines_version_20180908.pdf organised editing guidelines], after integrating a lot of feedback from the [[Advisory_Board| advisory board members]], the humanitarian mapping initiatives and the mapping community. These have been approved by the Board on 2018-11-15.
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|There is an increased interest on OSM from corporations who have employees that edit in their daytime. This might create communication problems between paid and volunteer mappers, or even an imbalance of power. Out of this situation the question arises on how to regulate this to ensure fair play. The DWG has developed a set of [[Organised_Editing_Guidelines| organised editing guidelines]], after integrating a lot of feedback from the [[Advisory_Board| advisory board members]], the humanitarian mapping initiatives and the mapping community. These have been approved by the Board on 2018-11-15.
   
 
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* ''2018-09 The [[Data_Working_Group| DWG]] sent to the board a [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/1/13/Organised_editing_guidelines_version_20180908.pdf document with organised editing guidelines], after integrating a lot of feedback to reflect consensus and existing good practice. ''
 
* ''2018-09 The [[Data_Working_Group| DWG]] sent to the board a [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/1/13/Organised_editing_guidelines_version_20180908.pdf document with organised editing guidelines], after integrating a lot of feedback to reflect consensus and existing good practice. ''
 
* ''2018-10 Guillaume Rischard (from the [[Data_Working_Group| Data Working Group]]) attended the October Board meeting and [[Board/Minutes/2018-10-18#Questions_on_organised_editing_guidelines|answered questions]].''
 
* ''2018-10 Guillaume Rischard (from the [[Data_Working_Group| Data Working Group]]) attended the October Board meeting and [[Board/Minutes/2018-10-18#Questions_on_organised_editing_guidelines|answered questions]].''
* ''2018-11 The Board had a [[Board/Minutes/2018-11-15#Closed_portion_of_meeting| closed portion of meeting]] regarding potential conflict of interest of Board members and voting on the guidelines and the proceeded to [[Board/Minutes/2018-11-15#Voting|approve]] the [https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/w/images/1/13/Organised_editing_guidelines_version_20180908.pdf organised editing guidelines].
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* ''2018-11 The Board had a [[Board/Minutes/2018-11-15#Closed_portion_of_meeting| closed portion of meeting]] regarding potential conflict of interest of Board members and voting on the guidelines and the proceeded to [[Board/Minutes/2018-11-15#Voting|approve]] the [[Organised_Editing_Guidelines| organised editing guidelines]].
   
 
''Previous board discussions: 2018 [[Board/Minutes/2018-10-18#Questions_on_organised_editing_guidelines| Oct]], [[Board/Minutes/2018-09-20#Conflict_of_Interest_and_organised_editing_guidelines| Sep]] (about COI), [[Board/Minutes/2018-01-25#Directed_Editing_Policy| Jan]], 2017 [[Board/Minutes/2017-07-18#Corporate_editing_policy_-_seek_public_input| Jul]], [[Board/Minutes/2017-06-20#Corporate_editing_policy_survey| Jun]], [[Board/Minutes/2017-04-18#Corporate_map_editing_policy| Apr]]''
 
''Previous board discussions: 2018 [[Board/Minutes/2018-10-18#Questions_on_organised_editing_guidelines| Oct]], [[Board/Minutes/2018-09-20#Conflict_of_Interest_and_organised_editing_guidelines| Sep]] (about COI), [[Board/Minutes/2018-01-25#Directed_Editing_Policy| Jan]], 2017 [[Board/Minutes/2017-07-18#Corporate_editing_policy_-_seek_public_input| Jul]], [[Board/Minutes/2017-06-20#Corporate_editing_policy_survey| Jun]], [[Board/Minutes/2017-04-18#Corporate_map_editing_policy| Apr]]''

Latest revision as of 10:23, 12 February 2019

Launched/Completed/Approved

Ongoing or discussed in 2018 - board mainly

Other news

Future

  • Community Volunteer Drive

Ongoing - Working Groups

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