On Tuesday 14 September 2004 19:47, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
Yes, you opposed it.
as others did as well
The wikimedia board approved it; all votes were in
favour. There was discussion, the arguments were weighed.
What is your problem ?
Almost everyone agreed that there will be huge overlap between the projects
which is a bad thing IMHO.
I did not know up to now that there was a wikimedia board decision and others
probably also read this for the first time now. Asking who authorized this
new project therefore is a good and valid question. Or have you any problem
with that? ;-)
Personally I do not like the way the whole thing was handled, but of course
some decision had to be made. I'm a bit afraid that the proposed solution for
wikispecies project within Wikipedia was not investigated sufficently, on the
other hand the boards members hopefully know what they are doing.
Wikispecies is not a fork. It is not intended as a
good to hear
it will prove not to be a fork..
this still is disputed, and I don't think you are right. Of course I hope you
are. Good luck with attracting new experts and