Re: why scientists don't just give up the names battle
- Subject: Re: why scientists don't just give up the names battle
- From: "Eduardo Goncalves" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 19:03:53 -0500 (CDT)
Maybe you have seen "The X-Files" too much!!! We donīt have enough time for
clandestine comittees... Try to understand how we feel preparing a Flora of
a poorly collected area from the tropical biodiversity hell. We are not
arbitrarily confusing people... we are confused ourselves!!!!
Take me to your leader,
(Plant taxonomist from Outer Space)
>On the contrary - I'm absolutely convinced (at least with bacteria) that
>there's an clandestine international committee that meets periodically to
>arbitrarily change the names of bacteria just to keep the rest of the world
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