[Taxacom] Accented authors GNI Re: formation of zoological names with Mc, Mac, etc.
gread at actrix.gen.nz
Fri Sep 4 02:44:26 CDT 2009
Back to finishing my unsolicited test at GNI. Strangely I did find
problems in the globalname.org search box also with matching various
accents in surnames (test examples copied from results returned on my
browser in a more general search). Basically accented string searches all
Random example: Støp-Bowitz copied from GNI results is accepted in the
WoRMS search box [http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=sources], but
not in the GNI one.
It's been reported.
>>> On 1/09/2009 at 9:31 p.m., "Geoff Read" <gread at actrix.gen.nz> wrote:
> After that [apostrophe] episode I thought I might check if hyphenated
author names and
> common accented characters were handled more gracefully ...
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