[Taxacom] a looming data conflict crisis in bioinformatics?

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Sun Nov 21 10:19:49 CST 2010

On 11/21/2010 12:14 AM, Curtis Clark wrote:
> On 11/20/2010 12:53 AM, Paul Kirk wrote:
>> Stephen,
>> You will never, ever, convince anyone that the future of biodiversity information management is by using the 'wiki system' - nothing more that a digital equivalent of a piece of paper available on the internet. If you need convincing, listen to the inventor of the web at the TED http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html and let us all know why you think he is wrong this time.
> It seems to me that he's agreeing with Stephen. Wikispecies is linked data.

* and let's remember that taxonomy has always been a Gutenberg-wiki.

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