[Taxacom] global names index gni as dead end?

Richard Pyle deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
Mon Mar 7 07:53:34 CST 2011


> What we have failed to provide are tools that link indexes of names to the
> digitised literature in ways that people can actually use. This may well
be on
> the roadmap for GNA/GNI/GNUB (insert various G-based acronyms here),
> but until people see visible progress I suspect most will have a similar
> reaction to Donat's.

Agreed (with exceptions noted, as per Paul Kirk's response).

The implementation of GNA can't happen instantaneously -- especially with no
serious funding.  The good news is that that some serious funding is now
available, and even more serious funding may soon be in hand.

Aloha,
Rich






More information about the Taxacom mailing list