[Taxacom] The Gillman & Wright proposal revisited

David Campbell pleuronaia at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 09:51:07 CST 2020


On Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 7:49 PM Stephen Thorpe via Taxacom <
taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> wrote:

> What actual difference would this proposal make, other than having
> taxonomists waste time on unnecessary name changes? Who is really driving
> such agendas and what are they really trying to achieve and for whom?
>

The problem for taxonomy is that this proposal is just the sort of thing to
appeal to bureaucrats and administration - giving themselves the appearance
of caring about a current hot issue by making more work for someone else.

Dr. David Campbell
Associate Professor, Geology
Department of Natural Sciences
Box 7270
Gardner-Webb University
Boiling Springs NC 28017


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