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Could you please inform on how to send a message to a member of the OSM community (using his/her pseudo or name)? I know that from JOSM you can select and press Ctl-H to communicate with the members who have contributed that data, but is there a more general communication facility?

Thanks and best regards, John

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There are email lists for many areas around the world. Check http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mailing_Lists to see if there is a list that covers your area. For the United States I find that the talk-us mail list is far more active and interactive than these forums.

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You can use the user profile to send personal messages e.g. http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/!i!/ Also some users have wiki accounts. Be aware that this channel isn't usefull to send broadcasts. You might check out https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Contact

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Yes, user profiles have the "Send Message" link, but better yet there is the rather new discussion (public) feature for changesets.

(29 Nov '14, 08:39) raito
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