Rfam: Wikipedia, clans and the “decimal” release. In the paper the authors (inlcuding Alex Bateman, Sean Eddy, Paul Gardner and others) discuss the use of Wikipedia for Community Annotation of biological databases. They report:
Given our positive experiences, we can highly recommend other curation efforts turning to Wikipedia for their annotation
I am not sure how I missed this paper when it came out recently. But it is definitely worth a look. The last line hints at future developments
We look forward to working with the wider community to develop these new tools and techniques.It seems that they have bought into the Wikipedia based annotation system as having enormous potential. I generally agree though I am not sure how this is best done.