[Wikipedia-l] What is the purpose of this mailing list ??

Daniel Mayer maveric149 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 25 16:02:30 UTC 2004

--- Marco Krohn <marco.krohn at web.de> wrote:

> On Wednesday 25 August 2004 11:05, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
> > *WikiSpecies will be a sister-project and as such it is not for this
> > mailing list to decide what is going to happen.
> up to now a Wikipedia sister-project meant that its content is (mostly) 
> disjoint with the content of any other Wikipedia project. That means that an 
> article is either in A  or in B (or = exclusive or). 
> The proposed project "wikispecies" will have a huge overlap with existing 
> Wikipedia articles. Therefore using the term sister-project is IMHO wrong, 
> and calling it a "partial fork" is much closer to reality.

Exactly. What we need to do is add database functionality to our current
projects. This is already badly needed.

-- mav

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