unique numbers for species

Barry M. OConnor bmoc at UMICH.EDU
Thu Oct 11 11:54:57 CDT 2001


At 11:32 AM -0400 10/11/01, Derek Sikes wrote:
>...If we could assign arbitrary, unique numbers to every original combination
... We can dream, can't we?

This brings us to the notion of registering new names, at which time a
unique identifier could be attached.  Of course, this concept has been so
far rejected by the community. - Barry


Barry M. OConnor
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Museum of Zoology               FAX: (734) 763-4080
University of Michigan          e-mail: bmoc at umich.edu
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