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Re: Darwin's young dead pet from Messel

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 7:42 PM, Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com> wrote:
> Nope -- PLoS ONE does not print hard copies.  (Perhaps one or more of
> the other PLoS journals does?)

PLoS One articles could be printed on demand.

> Anyway, panic over: see this comment
> http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/loom/2009/05/20/does-darwinius-exist/#comment-18433
> from the Manager Editor of PLoS ONE: they have now printed fifty
> identical copies of the article and made them available for purchase,
> and the ICZN Executive Secretary (backed by another Commissioner)
> advise that the article is now validly published, so that the name
> Darwinius is now nomenclaturally valid.
> So the phantom menace of Rioarribasimia is exorcised.

I wonder what happens when all original printed copies be lost...


Roberto Takata