# Message 2004-10-0115: Re: PROPOSED ARTICLE X - autonyms

Fri, 17 Sep 2004 10:12:41 -0700 (PDT)

Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 10:12:41 -0700 (PDT)
From: [unknown]
To: Mailing List - PhyloCode <phylocode@ouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu>
Subject: Re: PROPOSED ARTICLE X - autonyms

--- jonathan.r.wagner@mail.utexas.edu wrote:

> In the never-ending search for a way to appease everyone concerning=
panstems,
> here's a combination of the proposals recently made regarding panst=
ems. This
> system would allow users of the pantstem convention to use pan- nam=
es
> unreservedly without placing those names in competition for priorit=
y with
> historically used names (the "Rule 10A problem"). It is largely bas=
ed on
> Cannatella's suggestion at the Paris meeting,with some additions in=
spired by
> the recent discussion. I apologize if I have pilfered ideas from ot=
hers
> uncredited... I haven't been able to keep up with recent posts.
[snipped]

I think that's a great idea. It accomplishes the goal of having "Pan-=
even better than having to individually define each one, and is not d=
isruptive
with prior usages.

I may be getting ahead of things here, but it would also be a good wa=
y to
define other types of taxonomic entities besides clades, should the c=
ode ever
come around to covering them as well. For example:

Non-; prefix; Non-S =3D {x \in Organisms | x =AC\in S} | S \in Clades

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