[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.


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