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

Neal Evenhuis neale at bishopmuseum.org
Wed Jan 11 14:52:20 CST 2017

Hi Fred,

I understand how that algorithm works. Doug and i have talked about this

No. I’m talking about phylum level — sorry I meant to say that in the post
but left it out. I’m thinking meiofauna types of stuff…

Animal kingdom would be the next level up then …



On Stardate 1/11/17, 10:09 AM, "Taxacom on behalf of Fred Schueler"
<taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu on behalf of bckcdb at istar.ca> wrote:

>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
>> 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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