We would like to thank David W. Morrow for his insightful discussion of our article. We are in agreement on many aspects and issues; however, we do disagree on a few points. First, we believe that the porosity distribution that we showed is typical of the Permian basin rather than "anomalous." A general increase in dolomite porosity toward the platform margin is observed in many platform dolomites in the Permian of west Texas and has been documented one additional time since our article (Atchley et al., 1999). Furthermore, we still think the broader pattern of porosity increasing away...

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