In article <3n0bap$ae at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, edregis at aol.com (EdRegis)
>> >the responses that one would get from we virologists might be
> >so obtuse and fantastic that you may be compelled to pray to
> >an icosahedron.
>> Why an icosahedron, specifically?
>edregis at aol.com
I guess the original posting was referring to the icos. viral capsid.
Anyway, in that sense one could feel more prone choose some other kind of
capsids and to invoke a scisma.