[Taxacom] OMG! OMG! Run for your lives! End of the World!

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Thu May 6 21:15:54 CDT 2010

On 5/6/2010 12:52 AM, Donat Agosti wrote:
> That's why it would be good to produce the papers as XML documents (such as
> Lyubo just posted: using taxpub as an example) making use of the NLM DTD,
> and the system behind, such as the archiving in PubMed Central. The chance
> that this will disappear is probably the lowest possible. Using XML also
> allows to include domain specific mark-up to a rather fine level if produced
> directly from databases. If publishers and authors make an effort to link to
> respective databases for names, images then we are really in the world of
> e-publications.
And maintaining separately something like a SHA512 hash solves the 
"tampering" problem.

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