[Wikimedia-l] WikiData and WikiSpecies
magnusmanske at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 3 13:23:13 UTC 2013
Or just get the entire taxonomy for a species quickly:
On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Nik Everett <neverett at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> I promise I'll get to looking at wikidata's search sometime! I sure don't
> know when that time will be but I'll get to it!
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jun 3, 2013, at 6:01 AM, "Federico Leva (Nemo)" <nemowiki at gmail.com>
> > Nikola Smolenski, 03/06/2013 11:44:
> >> What if this interface would exist? I believe it could be made really
> >> quickly and easily.
> > It's not about interface only, for instance the search backend is
> completely broken and useless for Wikidata, AFAICS.
> > From what I understand, the interface for Wikidata data is provided by
> client sites such as Wikipedia. There are no plans for inclusion of
> Wikispecies as client site, but if/when Wikispecies' needs are implemented
> this doesn't imply Wikispecies would be useless, rather that it would have
> easier access to data and could focus on its scope i.e. presenting such
> data. Currently it tries to do both and IMHO fails at both.
> > Nemo
> > P.s.: There are also connected problems like sv.wiki becoming a
> Wikispecies/Wikidata on its own with a million species bot-entries, but
> it's another story.
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