More GBIF questions (was: ITIS)

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Thu Jun 24 13:33:21 CDT 2004

At 01:19 PM 6/24/04, Doug Yanega wrote:
>But - and I think Richard and I agree here - not as a static entity;
>in order to best interact with the informatics people, the Codes
>themselves will require some revisions to reflect the nature of the
>changes in how we all do business.

Oh, yes, by all means, let's put the cart before the horse.  Let's allow
the tail to wag the dog.  That should serve everyone nicely.  While we're
at it, perhaps we can make illegitimate any name that won't fit
conveniently on a 3 X 5-in card when typed in pica ...

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

e-mail:       lammers at
phone:      920-424-1002
fax:           920-424-1101

Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and
biogeography of the Campanulaceae s. lat.

"Today's mighty oak is yesterday's nut that stood his ground."
                                                               -- Anonymous

More information about the Taxacom mailing list