Suggestion: Tag or Sub- tag for Scientific names

Martin Duerst duerst at
Mon Feb 3 12:53:57 CET 2003

At 10:07 03/02/03 -0600, Peter_Constable at wrote:
>Of course, there will inevitably be lots of text out there in which 1 is
>done, even if that is not considered the best practice. On the other hand,
>it probably is not the best practice for reasons already observed: e.g. an
>English (or French or Italian...) spell checker (or speech synthesiser...)
>is very unlikely to know how to handle that text.

A baseline English,... spell checker won't know how to handle that text.
Same for many other very specific terms. But many spell checkers come
with add-ons for specific vocabularies (e.g. legal, medical, chemical,...).

Regards,    Martin.

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