valid publication in theses

Clifford Wetmore Clifford.M.Wetmore-1 at TC.UMN.EDU
Wed Feb 26 21:08:09 CST 1997

I have had net problems an this is probably late but:
>At 08:10 AM 2/25/97 -0700, you wrote:
>>>Concerning John MacNeil's discussion yesterday (several days ago now) of valid publication
>>>of new names in theses under the ICBN, there is a problem.

Concerning valid publication of nomenclatural changes:

>>        There is another major problem whan this was thoroughly discussed back in
>>the 1960's or 50's - date of "publication". There is not readily available and public source
>>of determining when Univ. of Mich. Microfilms first made a copy of the thesis so no
>>way to start the "priority clock". Likewise if second or third copies of laser printed
>>theses are mailed to other libraries - how is anyone to know when it was done?
>>This is a second and very important reason for not allowing theses to be accepted as
>>Cliff Wetmore

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