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RE: Museums: the ultimate databases (was RE: Unified cladistics, et al.)




-----Original Message-----
From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 5:44 AM
To: NJPharris@aol.com; dinosaur@usc.edu
Cc: martin.barnett3@virgin.net
Subject: Museums: the ultimate databases (was RE: Unified cladistics, et
al.)

* From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> NJPharris@aol.com
>
> In a message dated 11/18/99 3:21:54 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> martin.barnett3@virgin.net writes:
>
> > I propose this database keep a record of all known specimens
> down to catscan
> >  details in one place and then send the text-based clipnotes of
> this data to
> >  a website so that it is available to researchers.  I am beginning to
> >  understand that this would not do the wrok for us, more that
> it would help
> >  us having to do the same bits of work many times over
> independently when we
> >  needn't have to.

* I have an ongoing list that I've been keeping for the last 20 years. It
has all the Paleozoic and Mesozoic Tetrapods and Cenozoic archosaurs  (sans
aves). I'd like to have it printed, put on a CD, what ever. But what I need
is money to compensate what I've done and am doing.

Any takers?
Tracy