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RE: Idea for an "Open Dinosaur Project"-like Wikimedia Project
Actually, from the point of view of the character information and such: this
is already underway in MorphoBank:
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program, College Park Scholars
Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology
Building 237, Room 1117
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Saint Abyssal
> Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 1:34 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: Dinosaur Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Idea for an "Open Dinosaur Project"-like
> Wikimedia Project
> > From: Ville Sinkkonen <email@example.com>
> > I would like to point out that there
> > is such a project that has been
> > in the works for a while, and that is the Palaeos wiki.
> > The
> > unfortunate this is that there's only few regular
> contributors so the
> > transition of the Palaeos website into wiki format has been rather
> > slow.
> > Ville
> The ideas are similar, but Palaeos differs from my idea by
> being smaller in scope (only paleontology, especially
> phylogenetics) and it's a bit more encyclopedia that what I'm
> going for; Palaeos has similar information but lack
> collections of data, measurements and the like.
> ~ Abyssal