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RE: Publication and the Code



> From: owner-VRTPALEO@usc.edu [mailto:owner-VRTPALEO@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of Mike Taylor
>
> Note that the manuscript as posted was not intended by the 
> authors to be considered as published.  In a comment on 
> Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week, the lead author Henry 
> Galiano wrote that "obviously a drafted manuscript complete 
> with typos, etc., and not a final paper.
> In fact, no printing or distribution has been attempted. This 
> manuscript was temporarily placed on our website in response 
> to inquiries from reporters interested in writing about the 
> Dana dinosaurs - we thought it an easy way to provide them 
> information - obviously that was a mistake - sorry!"
> 
> Maybe more importantly he notes that "we are not designating 
> a type for A. brontodiplodocus until a recognized institution 
> is found to house the specimen".
> 
> The full comment is here:
> http://svpow.wordpress.com/2010/10/07/the-elephant-in-the-livi
ng-room-amphicoelias-brontodiplodocus/#comment-7224
> 
> 

And there was much rejoicing!!

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