[Taxacom] Accented authors GNI Re: formation of zoological names with Mc, Mac, etc.
dmozzherin at eol.org
Sat Sep 5 14:08:51 CDT 2009
GNI (http://globalnames.org) searches like au:Støp-Bowitz or
au:Müller should work now, thanks a lot for spotting it Geoff!
On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 3:44 AM, Geoff Read<gread at actrix.gen.nz> wrote:
> 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
> fell over.
> 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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