During the month of August this is the approximate changeset percentage breakdown between editors that uploaded user edits into OSM:
As a follow up to our review of sample edits from Maps.Me, we decided to randomly review changesets during August to understand the difference in quality and contributions from this editor from our previous review.
Changesets reviewed: 475
Problematic changesets: 12
Minor issues: 33 Raw notes
No obvious issues: 430
The edits looked like this on the map
2.Changeset with 91
toursim=attraction POIs. A community member commented and DWG reverted the changeset.
Density of artworks as seen on OSMCha
3.Changeset with 78 ATMs. Community reverted this changeset.
4.Changeset with a lot of of
tourism=camp_site tags in one area and some are on water. We commented on this changeset asking for clarification.
5.Changeset with a lot of
tourism=attraction tags in names such as
gym. We commented and reverted this changeset.
6.Changeset with POIs on roads. We commented on the changeset to let the user know of this.
7.Changeset advertising apartment in demand. We commented on the changeset.
8.Changeset added a bookshop and an outdoor shop at a stadium. We commented on the changeset asking for clarification if these are temporary stalls.
tourism=camp_site POIs to map railway bridges, switches and crossings. We reverted the changeset with a changeset comment.
amenity=bus_stations over a residential area. A community member commented and reverted the changeset.
Changes observed since our previous review
We have not observed
name=*modifications from Maps.me users.
We have not come across partial upaloads and changesets with no changeset comments were very few.
But we have continued to observe below issues:
Similar to our first review, there were users using tourism tags instead of the appropriate tags.
Users are not responding to changeset comments.
Comparatively, we saw less number of problematic changesets with respect to the number of changesets we reviewed. Let us know what you think of the editor and where it should improve.
Number of new contributors on OSM Source: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Stats
There has been a significant spike in new contributors to OSM that coincide with the launch of edit feature in maps.me. Do you think it correlates with new user contributions using Maps.me? Let us know what you think.