[Taxacom] Just checking - effective publication in botany - "early view" example...

Richard Pyle deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
Mon May 10 12:40:14 CDT 2021

> The current policy is based on great trust in publishers, hoping that they will
> work it out, so as not to suffer reputation damage.

To some extent, this perspective also extends to "great trust in authors", hoping they will be careful when proposing new names so as not to suffer reputation damage.  Unfortunately, that doesn't always seem to be a reliable way to ensure quality control in scientific nomenclature.


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