[Board] Chat to discuss inclusivity issues

María Arias de Reyna delawen at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 05:34:07 PST 2018


That was one of the things I was going to propose. I have people interested
in joining such a "group" or mailing list.

El 23 feb. 2018 2:20 p. m., "Jeff McKenna" <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
escribió:

> Dear María,
>
> 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?
>
> -jeff
>
>
>
>
> On 2018-02-20 12:08 PM, María Arias de Reyna wrote:
>
>> Dear Board (and fellow members),
>>
>> Maybe you missed the conversation here:
>> https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/conference_dev/2018-Februa
>> ry/004696.html
>>
>> 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.)
>>
>> Regards,
>> María.
>>
>>
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