Re: The nomenclature process in other fields
>> 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
Sorry to cause the fuss. The (unspoken) point I was trying to make in
that comment was that this is a difference between us and other
fields, for precisely the same reasons that Spaf outlined.