Latin diagnoses

Doug Yanega dyanega at DENR1.IGIS.UIUC.EDU
Fri Oct 27 10:20:49 CDT 1995

>Of course a public repository would have to be found for the relevant
>"characters", "specifications", "items" and other data files.  These could
>be accessed by establishing a unique Home Page for each taxon so treated.  I
>think it was Jim Croft (ANBG) who suggested quite some time ago that each
>and every taxon might have its own Internet address.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't this the essential principle behind the
Maddisons' Tree of Life Home Page??? The phrase "been there, done that"
comes to mind...I can't be the only person who knows about this Web site.

Doug Yanega       Illinois Natural History Survey, 607 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820 USA      phone (217) 244-6817, fax (217) 333-4949
 affiliate, Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Entomology
  "There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness
        is the true method" - Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chap. 82

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