Berlin Model Review¶
This page is dedicated to EDIT taxonomists using the Berlin Model. Please post (and sign) your comments regarding the Berlin Model and its web editor.
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sorted in order of priority:
Name facts in the Webeditor. Name facts can initially also be used to store type information as structured text. Once the proper type module is available, this data can be imported.
Finalize ZoologicalAdaptation of the Berlin Model
Implementation of an overall OccurrenceModule that works with any area and status standards
TypeModule that keeps structured information about type specimens
SpecimenModule or external tool
Implementation of an overall reference database
Revision the Web-editor (Authentication & Security)
Technical improvement and cleanup of the Model (remove refdetails table, single Potential Taxon reference)
migrate to new (open source) technology
use postgres or mysql
use java object layer instead of stored procedures
replace ColdFusion with PHP/JSP for webeditor
webservice read access
Implementation of Undo / Redo functions
Instead of the abbreviated nomenclatural reference, we need a link to the actual reference (Irina).
there is a URL field available for every reference. its just not yet included in the webeditor
A genus name needs a type species and a qualifier (?), e.g. "monotypy", "original designation" or "subsequent designation", in which case it would need the link to the reference of the subsequent designation (Irina).