[Osmf-talk] Proportion of OSM data represented by foundation members

Brian Quinion osmfoundation at brian.quinion.co.uk
Thu Dec 17 15:30:53 UTC 2009


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Emilie Laffray
<emilie.laffray at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/12/17 Brian Quinion <osmfoundation at brian.quinion.co.uk>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Brian Quinion
>> <osmfoundation at brian.quinion.co.uk> wrote:
>> > I was wondering if anyone had any information on approximately how
>> > much of the OSM data was added by OSMF members?
>>
>> In case anyone is interested I've now been able to pretty much answer
>> my own question using the data that Matt has created and the list of
>> OSMF members list on the wiki [1][2].
>>
>> The 59 members for that list who's username I've been able to identify
>> are responsible for approx. 1.4% of all OSM data.  Assuming that this
>> proportion is representative (somewhat dangerous since they are self
>> selected but best I can do) that makes the 265 OSMF voting members
>> responsible for 6.3% of all data.
>>
> Yes and you are probably ignoring some people who have been doing imports
> with a different user name ;)

As far as possible this ignores all imports.  It certainly doesn't
include any 'import only' accounts.

--
 Brian




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