--- Lars Aronsson <lars(a)aronsson.se> wrote:
Daniel Mayer wrote:
The overlap between this proposed project and
Wikipedia is simply
too great and will thus harm our coverage of taxa and species by
dividing that aspect between two different projects.
Much like IMDb threatens Wikipedia's coverage of movies and actors.
They should close down immediately. Why don't they.
That is a total strawman Lars - I expect better from you.
First, IMDb is NOT a Wikimedia project.
Second, I already said that Wikispecies could be started right now, but not as
a Wikimedia project without a great deal of justification about its worth and
assurance that it would not harm existing projects.
What others do outside of Wikimedia is beyond our control. But at least we can
prevent internal forks and fragmentation.
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