[Taxacom] Wikipedia politics: the future don't look so bright

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Wed Nov 20 02:59:46 CST 2013

From: "Stephen Thorpe" <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>
Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 1:39 AM

> I am talking Wikipedia here, not Wikispecies. FYI, there are bunches of
> Wikipedia editors conspiring to obtain absolute control over content. They
> are also not at all happy about the fact that Wikispecies is way ahead of
> them in biodiversity stuff, and are lobbying (hopefully unsuccessfully) to
> get it shut down. Our old "friend" Stemonitis actually seems something of
> a moderate compared to these others!

It might have been helpful to include a link. This appears to be

Long story short, Stephen Thorpe, being the expert on botany
that he is, has decided to set back the clock on Wikispecies
by four years, to the position that Wikispecies had been
struggling to escape for the four years prior to that.


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