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