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Re: Padian et al. 1999 (Was: New PaleoBios paper - diplodo



> Phylogenetic taxonomy maintains stability of
> definition at the expense of stability of content; traditional
> ("Linnaean") taxonomy does the converse.

Traditional taxonomy _sometimes_ does that. The rest of the time individual 
mood swings destroy stability of content even when the assumed phylogeny 
does _not_ change -- that's called splitting and lumping.

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