[Tagging] Voting rules

Hakuch hakuch at posteo.de
Tue Feb 23 12:18:20 UTC 2016

And how much of 1100 mappers would really be interested ine the spelling
of the word? Only beacause you map something, doesnt mean that you care
about the tagging, me for example never tagged a jewelry (or jewellery
:)) shop, but I did care about the proposal.

So, of course, its a pitty that only 60 people take part in a vote, but
its even more than in other votes..

Imho, we should ne a better voting platform than the wiki!

On 23.02.2016 12:54, Andy Townsend wrote:
> On 23/02/2016 10:33, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> It was provisionally rejected with 40 votes for, 18 votes against and
>> 4 abstentions.
>> Approval rate: 68.97%. Less than required 74% so provisional
>> rejection; proposer to make final call.
> The tricky bit of course is that those percentages are "of the people
> who voted".
> Taginfo reckons objects with the key "shop" were last edited by 105‚ÄČ030
> different users, and there are 1,976,690 shops, of which 20,851 are
> jewelry and 215 jewellery, which suggests (finger in the air) around
> 1100 individual mappers last edited a jewellery shop. Taking that as the
> base, the "approval rate" of a little under 4%, based on a "voter
> turnout" or a little under 6%*.
> It's pretty difficult to extrapolate any sort of "approval" or
> "rejection" based on those numbers.
> Cheers,
> Andy
> * 6% is actually an overestimate of course - it's a guess at the "last
> edited" rather than the "have ever edited" figure.  It'd be interesting
> to know if anyone's got any stats on the latter (not necessarily for
> jewellery shops) - presumably that'd need a full history planet (or an
> extract of one) to do the analysis?
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