(short URL name could be
This could make sense as a top-level category because there is considerable potential for sub-categories. Speculatively, these may include working group subcategories or even board circulars (i.e. polls with a finite set of eligible participants).
This category would allow the discussion of matters related to the OpenStreetMap Foundation. To start with, the OSMF board would like to experiment with cross-posting questions to the community (which are regularly posted on osmf-talk) to this forum.
To mirror existing functionality of the osmf-talk mailing list, write access should eventually be restricted to members and associate members of the OSM Foundation. This could not be implemented using tags.
This already exists as
Can exceed 100 messages/month during election season. Usually less than that.
Existing topics from the “OSMF” subforum should be merged into this new category during the forum migration.
If the osmf-talk mailing list is replaced at some point, existing messages will likely be archived rather than migrated. A prerequisite would be the possibility to link OSMF membership with user accounts. @Stereo plans to work on exporting a list of OSMF members’ OSM user names as a first step. (This information is already requested during the OSMF membership sign-up process.)
none, OSM Etiquette Guidelines should apply
For now, this can be moderated by the existing team for the General Discussions forum. Once the osmf-talk mailing list is officially migrated, it is likely that the recently formed moderation team for the mailing lists would become category moderators on this forum.
2 posts - 2 participants
Ce sujet de discussion accompagne la publication sur https://community.openstreetmap.org/t/foundation-category/1636