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Re: JVP - Doswellia - Dilkes and Sues 2009



On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 6:15 PM, David Peters <davidpeters@att.net> wrote:
>
> On Mar 23, 2009, at 10:51 AM, Mike Taylor wrote:
>
>> David Peters writes:
>>>
>>> Also, I note they report: "Data for [a large number of included
>>> taxa] were obtained primarily from the literature." From what I've
>>> heard from referees, that's been outlawed.
>>
>> Where did you hear this? ÂIt makes no sense to me -- that's what the
>> literature is _for_.
>
> Several referees have rejected several papers of mine - principally-
> because I had not visited every specimen on my inclusion list. And the
> editors concurred.

That sounds like a different issue. Was your data compiled directly
from the literature, or were you offering new observations?

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