[Taxacom] Taxonomy Anarchy

Wolfgang Wuster w.wuster at bangor.ac.uk
Fri Jun 2 04:11:55 CDT 2017


Uwe nailed it.

Personally, I feel this should be responded to, and would be happy to sign any response.

Cheers,
Wolfgang

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From: Taxacom [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Uwe Fritz
Sent: 02 June 2017 09:34
To: jaakko.hyvonen at helsinki.fi; dyanega at ucr.edu
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Taxonomy Anarchy

Such papers get highly cited. Further questions?

>>> Hyvönen, Jaakko T 06/02/17 5:47 AM >>>
how come these kind of silly proposals get repeatedly published in
high-profile journals? perhaps this is something that deserved to be
also mentioned, politely
;-), in the rebuttal?

all the best, and let´s continue to try to keep our knowledge about
biological diversity organized, jaakko



On 02 Jun 2017, at 01:59, Doug Yanega > wrote:

On 6/1/17 3:37 PM, Richard Pyle wrote:
I began drafting a rebuttal Correspondence note to Nature before I was
even finished reading the article.  I'm glad to see I'm not the only one
who had a similar reaction.

If you want potential co-authors, there are a LOT of people posting
about this in other places, including FaceBook, and some have already
been asking others about co-authoring rebuttals. Might be productive to
try to coordinate, and I can possibly help connect people, including
people involved in conservation ecology.

Realistically, all it would likely require is one Google Doc whose link
can be given out to potential co-authors, selectively.

Peace,

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