[Taxacom] Does the species name have to change when it movesgenus?
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Thu Jun 21 17:50:52 CDT 2012
>if there is one skill that the average Wikipedian is sure to have mastered it is that of copy-and-paste<
unfortunately, of course, it isn't the act of copy-and-paste which means anything, it is what you choose to copy-and-paste (just as it isn't the act of writing with a pen or keyboard that matters, but what one writes) ...
From: Paul van Rijckevorsel <dipteryx at freeler.nl>
To: TAXACOM <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Sent: Thursday, 21 June 2012 8:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Does the species name have to change when it movesgenus?
From: "Daniel Mietchen" <daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:21 AM
> For instance, entries about these taxa in places like Wikispecies or
> Wikipedia cannot use any of the images from the original description
> in order to explain the characteristics of the taxa in question.
Yes, for new taxa that are glamorous enough, this may work out very
well. Wikipedia draws a lot of attention (at the top of Google lists)
and thus generates a lot of attention. Making an entire article available
should guarantee a good Wikipedia article; if there is one skill that
the average Wikipedian is sure to have mastered it is that of
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