Have you got a URL for it, Dave? I wanted to check it for something a while
back, but assumed it was long gone.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Torr
> Sent: Friday, 17 October 2014 8:00 AM
> To: Peter Shute
> Cc: Mark Gafney; birding-aus
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Yet another listing app!
> Yes, that is correct Peter - I developed a system to record
> all of that stuff and put it on the old BOCA site - but it
> never was a recording system. It remains on the
> birdlifephotography site but has not been updated for years.
> Maybe if I get bored I will resurrect it next year....
> On 17 October 2014 07:52, Peter Shute <> wrote:
> Yes, before one rejects a new listing system perhaps
> one should consider whether it's better than previous ones.
> Has anyone tried this Konkoit database?
> I agree with your final point about validation. As far
> as I know, this does distinguish eBird from many others, and
> it would be hard to beat it.
> My memory of Dave Torr's project, if it's the one I'm
> thnking of, was that it was primarily intended to collate
> information about birding sites - locations, maps, brochures,
> etc. A good idea, and I don't think it has been made fully
> obsolete by the likes of eBird.
> Peter Shute
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Birding-Aus
> > On
> Behalf Of Mark Gafney
> > Sent: Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:19 PM
> > To: Dave Torr
> > Cc: birding-aus
> > Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Yet another listing app!
> > Dave
> > I seem to remember you launched your own listing project some
> > time ago. I dont see you pushing it anymore so perhaps you
> > took it down and are therefore maybe a bit biased against
> > others launching similar projects.
> > I seem to remember other projects (I think BirdStack was one)
> > which also came and went probably because of the costs
> > involved in running projects like this. My point is that
> > there are pros and cons to different projects depending on
> > what people want from their app but probably the most
> > important thing is that the data gets validated somewhere,
> > otherwise garbage in--garbage out
> > Cheers
> > Mark
> > On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 9:59 PM, Dave Torr
> > <> wrote:
> > > Just had a email from Konkoit who have launched yet
> another listing
> > > app - seriously how many does the world need and how
> > fragmented will
> > > all the data become if everyone uses a different
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