[Taxacom] Conversion of a traditional floristic checklist into Darwin Core Archive format

Richard HARDWICK rch at skynet.be
Wed Feb 1 04:30:33 CST 2012


    The process is interesting
    but 13 steps seem a bit much

    A challenge for Perl (Python / Ruby / ...)
    hackers to do it better

Richard H

Prof. Dr. Lyubomir Penev wrote
>A conventionally written (MS Word) Checklist of vascular plants of the
>Departmentof ?eembuc?,
>Paraguay<http://www.pensoft.net/journals/phytokeys/article/2279/checklist-of-vascular-plants-of-the-department-of->(De
>Egea et al. 2012), consisting of more than 4,100 taxon names,  was
>converted from text into Darwin Core Archive format and published
>simultaneously in both human-readable, traditional  publication and
>structured, machine-readable data. The process is described in an
>associated forum paper
  http://www.pensoft.net/journals/phytokeys/article/2770/from-text-to-structured-data-converting-a-word-processed-floristic-checklist-into-darwin-core-archive-format
>(Remsen et al. 2012).
...snip...





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