Language for taxonomic names, redux

Yury Tarasievich yury.tarasievich at
Fri Feb 24 07:14:25 CET 2017

On 24/02/17 00:27, Michael Everson wrote:
> No. Scientific names are not only found in info-boxes. They are found inline in the text of articles as well.
> Ah. Then your scheme won’t affect ordinary text, only info boxes and so on. Well. that does NOT convince me that your idea is robust and that it would make a difference to text to speech or translation of anything but info-boxes.

Infoboxes are NOT a insignificant part of 
Wikipedia. These days, one could say there are 
two Wikipedias, one limited to infoboxes (Google 
shows that one instantly, doesn't it?), with its 
own ecosystem, and another one the 'traditional' 
one. (Personally, I dislike infoboxes heartily).


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