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-+- Benedikt Mandl <benedikt.mandl(a)gmx.at>
> The defined target refered to the question whether wikispecies
> should cover all species that were described or not. It would be
> wonderful if this was possible, but yet it is too big of a
> project to define - others have done that before and failed (see
> the busted http://www.all-species.org/
> overlapping information of wikipedia and wikispecies - for that
> reason a stron connection between the two would be very
> important and beneficial for both. On the other hand I think
> that the niche for a specifically biology dedicated, taxonomic
> database such as wikispecies is big and the potential potential
> applications different enough to justify the existance of a
> wikispecies in addition to the wikipedia.
OKay - you first state that others have tried and
failed. Then you
state that it would better to fork this aspect of Wikipedia into a
separate project while maintaining overlap. How is dividing the
potential workforce between two projects going to be successful?
What do you think of the proposal I sketched out somewhere further up in
this thread -- to make Wikispecies not a different database, but only a
different interface on the same db, maybe using additional tables,
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