[tdwg-content] DwC Occurrence [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Bob Morris morris.bob at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 05:30:33 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:09 PM, Paul Murray <pmurray at anbg.gov.au> wrote:
> On 31/05/2011, at 9:10 PM, Nico Cellinese wrote:
> >[...]

> (The taxa "organisms that have the front half of a horse" and "organisms
> that have the back half of a horse" would be synonymous if not for the
> occasional zebra/horse hybrid.

Oooh, No, No, Nooooo:

"The great roe is a mythological beast with the head of a lion and the
body of a lion, though not the same lion." Widely attributed to Woody
Allen, and quoted in one or both of Robert Willensky's magnificent
Lisp books, "LispCraft" and "Common LISPcraft" in the
material---surprise!---on namespaces.

Oh, wait, that's an argument about individuals. Sorry.


Robert A. Morris

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