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From: "Diana Gale Matthiesen" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] What is a clade?
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 23:12:03 -0400
It's not a question of right or wrong. I use the word in it's original,
technical meaning. I see that a less stringent definition has come into use,
and I will have to accept that fact, even if it grates on me.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf Of Vincent Vizachero
> Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 10:36 PM
> Subject: Re: [DNA] What is a clade?
> It's the difference between the right definition and the wrong one.
> Your comfort with the latter is not my worry, but the fact that
> people might believe your version over the right one merited comment.
> On Oct 14, 2008, at 10:20 PM, Diana Gale Matthiesen wrote:
> > It's a lay definition vs. a technical definition. It's your
> > prerogative to use
> > the former; I'm only comfortable with the latter.