[Osmf-talk] DWG survey on organized editing

Rory McCann rory at technomancy.org
Wed Oct 18 12:56:03 UTC 2017

On 18/10/17 11:58, Christoph Hormann wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 October 2017, Heather Leson wrote:
>> I recommend that we have a subsequent and more inclusive plan for any
>> policy discussion. It is very disturbing to see such a low
>> contribution from Asia and Africa, where the majority of the world
>> lives. If that is in line with OSMF membership, then this is also
>> something that needs work. Maybe the conversation show expand to
>> reach more people via other channels like Weekly OSM, Facebook (where
>> the majority of Asia communicates) etc. and more languages
> For info:  WeeklyOSM featured the survey twice:
> http://www.weeklyosm.eu/archives/9500
> http://www.weeklyosm.eu/archives/9517

And it was posted on the official OSM Facebook page:


Perhaps paying for a Facebook advert or promoted post might have helped
expand reach. Since only ~13 people clicked like on that post. I don't
know how much that costs, perhaps Facebook could give OSMF some credits
for things like this, to give back?

I agree about languages, but that's a whole can of worms.

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