[Wikimedia-l] WikiData and WikiSpecies

Nikola Smolenski smolensk at eunet.rs
Mon Jun 3 09:44:55 UTC 2013

On 03/06/13 11:40, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote:
> Ting Chen, 03/06/2013 11:29:
>> I happened to worked with a few biology interwikis on WikiData today and
>> saw the taxnomical data on it. Given that WikiData is growing and more
>> potential would not it be a good idea to merge WikiSpecies data into
>> WikiData
> Yes,
>> and close WikiSpecies (hope now there will no stones or rotten
>> tomatos flying for this naive question ;-) )?
> no.
> <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Project_chat/Archive/2013/02#Include_Wikispecies_into_Wikidata>
> <http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikispecies-l/2013-January/thread.html>
> TL;DR: Wikidata offers only a partial way to store information and no
> real interface at all for browsing it.

What if this interface would exist? I believe it could be made really 
quickly and easily.

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