[Wikipedia-l] Developers needed!
James R. Johnson
modean52 at comcast.net
Mon Aug 23 18:25:17 UTC 2004
How would the articles / species directory entries differ? Would the
species entry focus on genetic similarities between species, evolutionary
genealogy, or what?
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[mailto:wikipedia-l-bounces at Wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Benedikt Mandl
Sent: Monday, August 23, 2004 1:53 PM
To: wikipedia-l at Wikimedia.org
Subject: RE: [Wikipedia-l] Developers needed!
I totally disagree; I am sure that a lot of information will be overlapping
and therefore, the two projects should remain connected. Nevertheless, a
species directory would serve a different purpose than the wikipedia as such
and have a significantly different structure (as seen in the draft at my
last e-mail) to allow highly specific search functions.
I already got a lot of supportive e-mails by a range of people - and that is
eventually what counts for a wiki project, to my understanding. There is a
need for an extensive species directory, and I will keep asking for support!
> --- "James R. Johnson" <modean52 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > I'm all for it - sounds pretty cool. Could there possibly be
> > redirects
> > the Wikipedia to the Wikispecies, or vice versa? Then Wikispecies
> > could hold all the species info, and free up wikipedia space for
> > other stuff (don't know what, but it could). Would it be like
> > current wikis as in en.wikispecies.org, de.wikispecies.org,
> Absolutely not! Wikipedia is the place to have articles on species -
> not a separate project.
> -- mav
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