Response from NATURE
Fri Jun 14 15:17:04 CDT 2002
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From: "Peter Rauch" <peterr at socrates.Berkeley.EDU>
To: "Ron Gatrelle" <gatrelle at TILS-TTR.ORG>
Cc: <TAXACOM at USOBI.ORG>
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: [TAXACOM] Response from NATURE
> The sphere is not one of influence, but one of "market".
> Taxonomy/Classification has a whole new market out there begging
> it for "product". Don't resent that; be thankful! And, respond
> to the market place. If you don't like Nature's approach, then
> build a better mousetrap.
If it ain't broke don't fix it. Reinvention of the wheel. Throwing out
the baby with the bath water. Ah, that last one seems to fit re their
approach to Zoological Record and the Index Kewensis. Did anybody ask them
their opinion? Ya'll have a good weekend.
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