[Taxacom] Binomial Nomenclature - was: "cataloguing hypotheses & not real things"

Fred Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Sun Sep 1 08:29:09 CDT 2013

On 9/1/2013 9:23 AM, Dan Lahr wrote:

> Fred says such a change "runs counter to the spirit of the codes" - I
> think I missed the point. A large number of taxonomists agree that they
> have to use the Codes right? I don't understand how agreeing on
> something else is "counter"...

* I didn't mean the change to uninominal nomenclature runs counter to 
the spirit of the codes, but that widespread agreement among taxonomists 
runs counter to the spirit of the codes, which are set up to handle the 
phenomenon of widespread disagreement.

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