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Re: "Lost to science forever" - not necessarily!
From: Jeff Poling <email@example.com>
> I agree, and its something I've thought of adding to Dinosauria On-Line.
> However, I suspect that whomever would do it would 1) need some help
> defraying the cost
These could be considerable, as to be useful one would need high-
resolution images from all angles of each piece. That is alot of
disk space just for *one* fossil.
> and 2) have to institute strict security procedures and pick and choose
> who would actually get to see it. The latter point is because there's
> too much chance of the list becoming a shopping list for crooks looking
> for valuables to steal.
Hmm, well, I would think just not putting the location of the actual
specimen in the DB without the owner's permission migh be sufficient.
The peace of God be with you.