Continued Sarcasm or New Synthesis?

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Tue Apr 3 16:24:12 CDT 2001

At 05:07 PM 4/3/01 -0400, you wrote:

 > but there are many of us, who considered ourselves
>hard core cladists, who find the Phylocode to be absolutely dreadful and
>wrong-headed. As a result of my own personal history, I have contacts with
>at least two of the factions of cladists who are considered by most to be
>the most "hard-core", and amongst them, I find the prevailing opinion of
>the Phylocode to be unanimous and negative.<

Traditionalists and hard-core cladists united to fight the PhyloCode???
Politics doth indeed make strange bedfellows!

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901-8640 USA

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