[Taxacom] "Taxon Filter" (was Re: Electronic publication)

Fred Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Wed Jan 11 14:09:27 CST 2017

On 1/11/2017 2:59 PM, Neal Evenhuis wrote:

> One other point — this system may work for well-known groups, but it
> depends solely on folks around the world volunteering to review and
> register their speciality. There is no assurance of that happening.
> And another point — If author A has a MS a new taxon of a very rare and
> little-known group and it is submitted for which there are no
> peer-reviewers registered, what happens? I assume since it is
> registered=available, author A gets a free pass until such day as someone
> registers — does that late registrant automatically get to see all past
> papers submitted in his/her speciality for review?

* surely the algorithms for the callout for reviewers would go to a 
wider taxonomic scope if nobody was registered for the genus the ms 
deals with. This is the kind of problem algorithms are good at handling.

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