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Re: Dinosaur Open Book Project
David Marjanovic wrote:
One big problem with Wikipedia, though, is that they are stuck on
using Linnaean classification.
Even though they could very easily copy the completely rankless
classification they use for languages! As an example have a short look
at the top right corner of
"They"? At the risk of flogging a dead horse; "they" is /us/ on the
wikipedia. All you have to do is start editing pages, and give some good
reasons why they shouldn't be changed back. The wikipedia pages on
dinosaurs aren't edited by a mysterious bunch of wikipedians - they're
edited by people on this list, amongst others.
Of course, I'm sure you know this, but maybe people need reminding of
it. The Wikipedia is possibly the most important science
communication/education tool out there right now, and it's so easy to
contribute to. Write the damn thing rather than complaining about it.
... not that I really write much, I guess. But then I don't complain
about it either.
"Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am
large, I contain multitudes." - Walt Whitman