[Taxacom] OMG! OMG! Run for your lives! End of the World!
jim.croft at gmail.com
Thu May 6 02:50:19 CDT 2010
Trust @rdmpage to let the facts get in the way of a good story...
Didn't you hear me? I said run for your life! The sky really is falling... ;)
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 5:40 PM, Roderic Page <r.page at bio.gla.ac.uk> wrote:
> Pity that with such a milestone in botanical taxonomy, none of the
> informatics works. The names aren't in IPNI, the LSIDs have no data, and the
> stated means for resolving the LSIDs fails (appending them to
> http://ipni.org/ gets a 404). See
> for details.
> Given that the whole point of this paper is to promote electronic
> publication of names, it's unfortunate that none of the links to names
> actually work (as of now).
> On 5 May 2010, at 23:12, Jim Croft wrote:
>> Jim Croft ~ jim.croft at gmail.com ~ +61-2-62509499 ~
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Jim Croft ~ jim.croft at gmail.com ~ +61-2-62509499 ~
'A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point
of doubtful sanity.'
- Robert Frost, poet (1874-1963)
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