[Taxacom] Binomial Nomenclature - was: "cataloguing hypotheses & not real things"
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Mon Sep 2 12:14:29 CDT 2013
On 2013-09-02 7:37 AM, Paul Kirk wrote:
> UUIDs to link things for computers and a dismabiguation layer at the computer-human interface is the answer - they are explicitly used (i.e. exposed) by ZooBank, they are implicitly used (i.e. not yet exposed) by Index Fungorum and are likely to be implemented by nomenclators in other 'domains' ... they are at the core of the GNA (GNI-GNUB) project. Lets not try to fix things when they are not broken.
And let us no confuse information systems problems with biological
problems and culture-of-science problems.
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