[Taxacom] Catalogue of Life (CoL) management classification draft document

Jim Croft jim.croft at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 16:50:49 CDT 2009

For some reason I really like this totally unscientific concept of
'nomenclatural palatability' and the analysis of contributing factors.

Other factors might under names might include euphony, but that is
probably included in 'names'

The list does not include my personal favourite however: 'bloody
minded prejudice'   ;)


On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 11:34 PM, David Patterson<dpatterson at eol.org> wrote:
> the consequence is a working structure that many find unpalatable.  Among the issues that contribute are:
> - ranking
> - names
> - familiarity
> - convenience
> - representation of unrelatedness

Jim Croft ~ jim.croft at gmail.com ~ +61-2-62509499 ~

... in pursuit of the meaning of leaf ...

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