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Last week I blogged the controversy surrounding the decision by Chemical Abstracts Service not to allow the proprietary CAS Registry Numbers to organize the growing body of chemical information on Wikipedia.
Yesterday CAS changed its mind. (Thanks to Mathias Schindler and Martin Walker.) From the new CAS statement:
From Antony Williams:
From Peter Murray-Rust:
Comment. Kudos to CAS for changing course and kudos to the open chemistry community for raising the issue and pressing for a solution.