Working Group Minutes/MWG 2020-08-06
- Steve Friedl
- Michael Spreng
- Guillaume Rischard
- Joost Schouppe
- Member self service area
- Active contributor membership
- OSMF membership badge on openstreetmap.org pull request
- Improving the Membership Working Group page.
Vote by mail - fee-waiver country Tunisia - 28.06.2019
Two applicants from Tunisia asked to be accepted for lack of suitable money transfer. A response from Allan Mustard confirms strict currency restrictions and the applicants have sent English articles also confirming the difficulties:
The proposal to add Tunisia on the list of countries with a lack of suitable money transfer options has been unanimously accepted by mail.
Implementation for active contributor membership
We have drafted new procedures for handling the active contributor membership https://mwg.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Procedures/New_Fee_Waiver
We have decided to make the switch as soon as possible
New and changed text for the website and the mails was gathered: https://hackmd.io/fBxszUndQOGmpRbYD_ParQ
Oauth for civicrm
Take up again hiring someone to make it happen (Jon Goldberg?)
Fee-waiver applications from US
Ther are regularly applications that read like you have to be a member of the osmf to map. With high probability, those are just spam applications. Nevertheless we want to add a sentence to the workflow message that you do not need to be an OSMF member to contribute to OSM.
membership prerequisites and transparency: We discussed a "skin in the game" requirement to be able to vote in the OSMF.
Raw meeting notes
The meeting took place on bbb, therefore there is no transcript this time. Here are the raw meeting notes as we collected them during the meeting in bbb.
Active Contributor membership https://mwg.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Procedures/New_Fee_Waiver https://hackmd.io/fBxszUndQOGmpRbYD_ParQ When to make the switch? > Whenever it's ready OTRS changes - we need Paul, but after we finish the one OTRS text and is OK if after we actually launch the program CiviCRM - oauth: would make life much easier, but not essential before launch WordPress - Contact form - The text pages: all good, just review oauth for civicrm: take up again hiring someone to make it happen (Jon Goldberg?) fee-waiver applications from US which read like you have to be a member of the osmf to map, just spam? They usually enter their address in the user name field. https://otrs.openstreetmap.org/otrs/index.pl?Action=AgentTicketZoom;TicketID=21275 https://join.osmfoundation.org/wp-admin/admin.php?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Freport%2Finstance%2F2&reset=1&force=1&id_op=eq&id_value=1571 Long term: membership prerequisites and transparency. Gate keeping: forward new members with <30 days to the board votes since the last meeting: tunisia