[WikiEN-l] Encyclopedia of Life kicks off

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 21:59:41 UTC 2008

On 26/02/2008, Steven Walling <steven.walling at gmail.com> wrote:

>  "...our exciting journey to document all species of life on Earth."? Isn't
>  quite uncontroversial among scientific circles to note that we haven't even
>  documented a large part of life on earth, much less enough to write
>  encyclopedia articles on each and every species? Seems a little bit of an
>  overblown goal.

As opposed to quite modest goals such as "the sum of all human knowledge"?

- d.

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