Caveats: I counted heads during Wednesday morning’s topic
selection session. I understand that over 500 people registered,
however, so it’s possible that gender ratio of those present is not
consistent with the ratio of those absent.
Women at Mashup Camp 2: 5.07%
This is comparable to the numbers at first-time O’Reilly conferences such as Etech. It’s quite likely that David and Gold are targeting the same bleeding-edge developer community that O’Reilly targets.