[Taxacom] Read... and believe...

Mike Dallwitz m.j.dallwitz at netspeed.com.au
Sat Sep 5 21:20:30 CDT 2009

Dan Lahr wrote:

> Why is it impossible then to make the supposedly "subjective" taxonomic 
> concept objective? Why ... [can't we] make the rest of the scientists 
> understand what we are talking about? 

Probably because we don't really try. See 'Reproducibility of descriptive 
data' http://mailman.nhm.ku.edu/pipermail/taxacom/2009-August/030098.html, 
to which there was not a single response. The subject may be taboo.

Mike Dallwitz
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