[Taxacom] validation of taxon names

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Wed Feb 15 19:50:19 CST 2012

On 2/15/2012 10:40 AM, Doug Yanega wrote:
> #4 is something that cannot be objectively determined, because
> synonymy is almost invariably subjective.

Because of the meaning of "synonym", literally objective synonyms are 
much more common under the ICN.

But even for subjective synonyms, the salient point is "referenced in 
reliable sources".

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