[Wikipedia-l] Taxoboxes.

Daniel Mayer maveric149 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 25 16:52:16 UTC 2004

--- Gerard Meijssen <gerardm at myrealbox.com> wrote:

> Copying a taxobox from en: to nl: takes a lot of time. It would be best 
> to have one taxobox that serves us all.
> What is needed to create a truly standard Taxobox?
> The Taxobox has to be language independent.
> The Taxobox has to be acceptable to multiple wikipedia
> The diverse wikipedia have to be willing to work together to create this 
> standard Taxobox.

Very good point. Use of templates for the standard headings helps. Hosting
taxoboxes on Wikimedia Commons and calling upon them from within Wikipedia
would help even more. Then there will only be one copy to maintain. 

-- mav 

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