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

Dan Lahr daniel.lahr at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 16:29:21 CDT 2009

Bob wrote:
" > I don't know how other Taxacomers feel about this, but I do
taxonomy for humans, not machines, and in my specialty that means
working very hard to produce good illustrations in the knowledge that
the humans most likely to read my papers couldn't care less whether
the text descriptions were machine-readable and machine-analysable."

Great point. Goes back to my original question on how far should
taxonomy be influenced by bioinformatics.


Daniel Lahr
PhD candidate
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
U Massachusetts- Amherst
319 Morrill Science Center, Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003

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