My paper was intended to be a discussion relevant to the future revision of all stratigraphic codes and guides, with the goal of making them more logical. Although my paper was obviously not a formal proposal for amending the North American Stratigraphic Code (North American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomenclature, 1983), it did call attention to certain parts of the Code that should be modified. It is disappointing for Easton et al. to claim that “By not following these procedures, it is difficult for the NACSN [North American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomenclature] to consider Walsh's suggestions in any meaningful...

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