Message 2001-02-0084: Fwd: The starting phase of the PhyloCode and other issues

Wed, 21 Feb 2001 15:31:20 -0500

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Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 15:31:20 -0500
From: Philip Cantino <>
Subject: Fwd: The starting phase of the PhyloCode and other issues

David Marjanovic asked:

>Does this mailing list have archives like the Dinosaur Mailing
>List's at

There is an archive, but it isn't as easy to access as the one David
cites.  In order to see all the messages from a particular month,
send a message to  The text of your message should

For example, if you wanted to see all of the messages sent in
November, 2000, your message to would say:
SEND [PhyloCode]ARCHIVE.2000-NOV

There should be nothing else in your message.  Do not include a
signature file.  There cannot be a space between [PhyloCode] and

I'm afraid this system is rather clunky, but it is at least possible
to access old messages if you know when they were sent.

The archive starts in May, 2000.  Before that, the PhyloCode listserv
was hosted elsewhere and lacked an archiving function.

Mike Keesey asked:
>OOC, how many nations are represented on this list? In this exchange we
>have the U.S.A. (myself) and Austria (David Marjanovic).

This listserv currently has 78 members.  Based on their
email addresses, they represent at least 15 different countries (USA,
Sweden, Italy, Canada, Australia, Britain, France, Netherlands,
Belgium, Brazil, Austria, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, and South


Philip D. Cantino
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Department of Environmental and Plant Biology
Ohio University
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