Message 2005-05-0001: Comments on the Preamble

Tue, 01 Feb 2005 20:48:53 +0100

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Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 20:48:53 +0100
From: [unknown]
To: PML <>
Subject: Comments on the Preamble

4. The "Bacteriological Code" is being renamed the International Code=
 on the=20
Nomenclature of Prokaryotes (ICNP), due to the recognition of Archaea=

5. "Recommendations are not mandatory, but systematists are encourage=
d to=20
follow them." Should this be worded as "but systematists should follo=
w them=20
except if they have good reasons for not doing so"? Or perhaps even a=
"specified reasons"? I don't have an opinion here, but I think this i=
should probably be clarified to make sure we all understand the same =

Will the Society or the Committee hold a vote on the proposal to regi=
affixes (Pan-...) instead of separately registering each name formed =
by the=20
addition of an affix?=20


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