[Taxacom] Dead ending

Geoff Read gread at actrix.gen.nz
Sat Jun 18 04:07:08 CDT 2016


I guess if this publisher made the paper machine readable I wouldn't be
wasting my time with manual entry, and these defects in the basics would
be obvious before publication.

Roll on the day ...

Geoff

On Sat, June 18, 2016 7:40 pm, Geoff Read wrote:
>
>
> New species to add to a public database.  Need to add the type locality to
> map it. The species author gives only a museum reg number, no
> geocoordinates, no type locality statement. Unfortunately not that
> unusual. Stupid, but not unusual. But it's a special issue from a tropical
> location, and there's a special station paper. Study station paper. The
> station paper has only ... yes ... station alphanumerics, and the
> taxonomist didn't bother to give any of those. His collection site may not
> even be one of those.  Just one more possibility - go to the museum site
> and look up the registration number, or the species name.  Takes a while
> to drill down through the fluff at the site and find an actual search
> engine thingy ...
>
> Search results
>
> "QuiTaxonomyGenus contains '[censored]' ERROR: Query Error - Texxmlserver:
> Segment descriptor file corrupted. Rebuild index."
>
> "CatRegNumber contains '458759' ERROR: Query Error - Texxmlserver: Segment
> descriptor file corrupted. Rebuild index."
>
> ?????????????????????????????





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