[Taxacom] e-publishing and the "taxonomic impediment"

Jim Croft jim.croft at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 02:38:37 CDT 2012

We botanists, we're just cool... we've always been that way...


On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Stephen Thorpe
<stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz> wrote:
> ... or both!
> From: Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org>
> To: 'Stephen Thorpe' <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>;
> taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> Cc: 'Jim Croft' <jim.croft at gmail.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, 5 September 2012 6:07 PM
> Subject: RE: [Taxacom] e-publishing and the "taxonomic impediment"
> Not quite; the Amendment for Zoology was drafted in Paris in 2008; when
> e-publication was just a gleam in the botanists’ eyes.  Depending on how you
> prefer to frame the world, either this means that zoologists are hopelessly
> inefficient in getting things done, or botanists are reckless and overly
> hasty.
> But in any case, it would seem that the Zoologists are the “Joneses” on this
> one.
> Aloha,
> Rich

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