[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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