TAXACOM Digest - 19 Jul 2004 to 20 Jul 2004 (#2004-158)
E.J.Gouda at BIO.UU.NL
Wed Jul 21 12:59:54 CDT 2004
At Wednesday 21-7-2004, you wrote:
>Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 14:24:55 -0400
>From: Susan Farmer <sfarmer at SABRE.GOLDSWORD.COM>
>Subject: Re: HTML formatting of keys
> > Susan:
> > WHY would anyone want to create dichotomous keys for digital
> > environments when one has DELTA INTKEY, LucID and other more powerful
> > identification aids?
>Because the key already exists; I need to make it available for the web
>and at the moment, I have neither the time nor the inclination to
>code up the key just so that I can make it interactive.
>I agree -- I love interactive keys. I have all of my Trillium
>data in one. This, however, is a different thing. I've used Delta
>since the early 90's
I have a little program (ddconv.exe) that can help with the transfer of
Natural Language Descriptions into DELTA.
It is not an easy program to learn, if you are not used to TAXASOFT, and I
think I am the only one that is working with it, but it does a good job for
me. It is like a self learning program, in the beginning you have to help
to make decisions, but later on it goes nearly automatically.
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