[Board] Chat to discuss inclusivity issues
jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Fri Feb 23 05:20:46 PST 2018
I notice that the OSM foundation has revived the "diversity-talk"
mailing list, as a space to describe inclusivity issues etc; do you
think it would be a good idea for OSGeo to also have a
"diversity-discuss" mailing list to facilitate discussions and openness?
On 2018-02-20 12:08 PM, María Arias de Reyna wrote:
> Dear Board (and fellow members),
> Maybe you missed the conversation here:
> We are debating how to approach on the best way the problem of inclusion
> and laws in different countries that may prevent different FOSS4G events
> to comply with the CoC.
> Mark wants to have a chat with us soon (this week?) to make sure we have
> a common ground and create good guidelines for this. We have pending
> deciding when to meet.
> I know this in a rush and we will have to discuss more and with more
> people in the following weeks/months (Bonn?). But it is good that for
> next FOSS4G we have a clear statement about security as soon as
> possible. In case you are wondering: there shouldn't be any major issue.
> And then we can define guidelines for the future, like can we host
> FOSS4G in a country where some people are banned? (And I fear that
> includes USA, which I know is a major issue.)
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