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Re: The nomenclature process in other fields



On Tue, May 18, 1999 at 06:52:40PM -0400, Steven M. Christey wrote:
> 
> All:
> 
> 1) All these fields have official boards that handle nomenclature.  In
> general, these other fields have a much richer nomenclature than we're
> talking about (i.e., it's usually more than just a number).  There are
> usually guidelines for coming up with a candidate name that generally
> encodes one or more taxonomic elements.

enumeration != taxonomy

We are trying to archive the former, not the later.

> - Steve

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