<XML> Abstract Data Model for Taxonomy

Noel Cross noelc at OEB.HARVARD.EDU
Thu Feb 24 09:30:35 CET 2000

On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Jean-Marc Vanel wrote:

> > 2. It seems to presuppose a Linnean viewpoint i.e. Kingdom,
> > Phylum, etc.
> I didn't write that, in fact this model is so generic that it could almost
> be applied to car models!

This is puzzling.  In that case why would a TaxonomicClass need to have a
member named "botanicalAuthor" as in your UML diagram?


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