Salammbo

Scot Kamins kamins at dogeared.com
Wed Dec 4 15:29:15 EST 2002


At 12:07 PM -0800 12/4/02, Scott Conove wrote:
   

>I don't think assigning a transitional binding its own sub-category (4a, 7a,
>or whatever) will hurt, instead, it will enable us ML collectors to better
>classify, identify, and organize our collections.  Also, when referring to
>these transitions its much easier to say "4a" than it is to say "the
>transition between spines 4 and 5."

I like this Wolansky/Conove Solution to the Transitional Taxonomy 
problem [hereinafter WCSTT). WCSTT continues the Toledano tradition 
of providing useful breakdowns of ML identifiers without getting into 
the problem of confusing - and perhaps misleading - numbering.

- Scot Kamins



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