[tdwg-tag] SourceForge LSID project websites broken - role for TDWG?
g.m.hagedorn at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 14:15:59 CET 2009
I agree with Roger about the technical side. LSIDs are largely for
insiders with good IT support, preferably building their software
themselves. In a way, there is a social business model associated with
LSIDs: keep it a small and thus perhaps better manageable community.
However this comes at the cost of excluding many initiatives,
especially those relying on unmodified or only slightly modified
>>>From biologists-social standpoint I would argue that:
is far harder than this:
which, socially, and for people who might want to cite identifiers in
paper or PDF form, is harder than this:
I just try argue to speak to the communities outside of the inner
technological circle, rather than saving a few characters.
These people may also be the managers, making it clear that this class
of URLs need to be managed over longer time periods.
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