[Osmf-talk] Gender in OSM/OSMF

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Wed Dec 6 21:15:23 UTC 2017

I don't disagree, as said they are kind of fun and tend to weld the
active mappers together, what I want to avoid is the short circuit
assuming that more mapping parties will lead to a appreciable increase
in the number of active mappers.


Am 06.12.2017 um 20:10 schrieb joost schouppe:
> Thanks Simon, I didn't know that study.
> I agree that mapathons have little direct effect, as we also discussed
> at my diary post about the subject [1]. But in our case, it did help a
> lot in growing our core community. I wouldn't know if it is
> measurable, but I have the feeling it does help in getting more
> attention for the project, which in the long run is necesary. And even
> if recruitement is low, all else being equal, it will recruit more women.
> 1: http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/joost%20schouppe/diary/40854

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