Language for taxonomic names, redux

Michael Everson everson at
Wed Feb 22 22:26:26 CET 2017

Ad-hoc individual user requirements to display taxonomic names as red text on a yellow background sounds a little bit far fetched as a prediction. 

> On 22 Feb 2017, at 19:56, Andy Mabbett <andy at> wrote:
>>> Taxonomic names /should/ be styled using italics. But an individual publisher (or an individual reader, using a local CSS) might choose to have them in, say red text on a yellow background.
>> That sounds a little bit far-fetched. But see Peter Constable’s reply.
> Far from it; see my reply to Peter.

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