[talk-ch] New Membership Outreach

Christopher Beddow christopher.beddow at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 19:52:34 CEST 2022

Aha thanks Simon, and agreed, too much stuff becomes too much work. The new
message goes to the OSM Inbox?

On Mon, Aug 29, 2022, 19:51 Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:

> Since nearly a decade new mappers in Switzerland get a welcome message
> pointing them to the mailing list, relevant social media accounts (since a
> couple of months including a FP page), the wiki and the SOSM website.
> Other activities include regular presence at conferences and similar
> events, joint projects with WMF Switzerland and other organisations with
> similar aims (chopen, opendata.ch etc.) and promoting OSM in a
> educational context (https://openschoolmaps.ch/).
> We currently don't promote the existing forum as we don't want to split
> limited resources over too many places, once the existing forum has been
> migrated to the new service, it may make sense to regroup around the
> Discourse service, but there are pro and cons to that and in the end the
> Swiss community will need to come to a consensus on that.
> I'm not going to go in to details on all the services SOSM offers, but I
> will point out that we  see our main role in promoting OSM and providing
> services to the community, not in banging the drum for SOSM itself.
> Simon
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