[Taxacom] Thesis and new species

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at freeler.nl
Wed Nov 13 04:40:32 CST 2013

From: "Francisco Welter-Schultes" <fwelter at gwdg.de>
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 4:08 PM

> "Obtainable" does probably not mean that after having obtained 
> it you must have the legal right to possess it. You can order a copy 
> in a public library, or a public interlibrary loan system, and then 
> obtain and read it, and afterwards return it. The idea behind the 
> Article was probably not that people should personally possess
> something, but that people have access to information.

Not that I have anything against libraries, but this is not right.
"To obtain = To succeed in gaining possession of as the result of 
planning or endeavor; acquire." 

The library scenario would include print-on-demand books,
or things existing in very few copies. And that very much is 
not the intent.


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