[Taxacom] FW: formation of zoological names with Mc, Mac, et

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Wed Sep 2 05:41:56 CDT 2009

From: "Stephen Thorpe" <s.thorpe at auckland.ac.nz>
Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 10:52 AM

>If you try to follow the Code to the very letter, you will soon run into
>all sorts of problems. To quote commissioner Zhang (pers. comm.) in the
>context of a discussion about what counts as valid publication according to
>"the letter of the Code" [quote] there are many holes that taxonomic
>vandals can exploit - it doesn't make our jobs very easy [unquote]. So,
>what do we do? My approach is to try to find  sensible and pragmatic
>solutions to the problems,

I am sure everybody would be most interested to hear more about
how your "sensible and pragmatic solutions" are going to stop those
"taxonomic vandals"?


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