[Taxacom] Proofs for opinion
Paul van Rijckevorsel
dipteryx at freeler.nl
Thu Jan 8 05:32:13 CST 2015
In the example given by Richard Pyle I have no doubt
that publication only occurs with the paper version.
Art. 8.5 presents requirements for publication, and
8.5.3 requires that at the moment of publication it
must be registered, with the requirements of 18.104.22.168,
22.214.171.124, and 126.96.36.199 having been met. Any attempt to
read it differently pretty much negates the whole idea
of having a Code in the first place.
As to the paper that started this thread, the important
issue that remains is indeed the question of what is
going to be archived, in the line of 188.8.131.52. Is this going
to be the work that made the nomenclatural act available,
or is it going to be something that for the purposes of
the publisher is the same ...
The argument that no serious publisher would alter the
contents of a work is not all that helpful. Is every user
of a name going to have to decide "Oh, this name was
not published by a serious publisher, so I am not going
to take it into account"; this sounds like a sure way to
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