[Taxacom] Have you named a taxon?

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Mar 18 08:31:04 CDT 2017

On 18 March 2017 at 11:26, Roderic Page <Roderic.Page at glasgow.ac.uk> wrote:

> My own interest is in using Wikispecies is the following:

There is no point any of us work on on Wikispecies, or other Wikimedia
projects, if the results are not useful to data consumers like you.

> It would be nice to be able to feed the links to BioStor, BHL, and DOIs back
> to Wikispecies as well. At the moment the biggest obstacle I face is writing
> code to parse all the different ways contributors use to write references
> (and reference templates) in Wikispecies.

It would be useful if you, and other data consumers, could outline
your needs on Wikispecies. In this case, I will cite your post there.

> But I realise this use case is not
> necessarily high on the agenda of Wikispecies contributors.

It is for some of us.

It's also worth bearing in mind the Wikicite initiative:


Andy Mabbett

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