Fwd: Hosta Library
>Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 22:04:00 -0500
>From: WiN <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Fwd: Hosta Library
>Jim Anderson & Jim'bo Hawes ...first the latter ***ALL PLEASE NOTE***
>(James Hawes) has a new Internet Address <email@example.com>
>Now Doc Anderson ...and all reading this.
>***REGARDING*** ...the matter pertaining to digital images being taken
>from Web Sites, being distributed through various groups; and so on and so
>forth, AND PERTAINING TO THE ORIGINAL OWNER'S COPYWRITE and/or permission
>from same to use it?
> Some folks here ain't gonna like this one bit ...probably?
> ...but here is exactly the way I see it personally: [IMHO] and TO WHIT --
>-->> There are probably a few thousand images in my hard drives, since we
>have been running pixlist for a few years now; and probably, thousands
>more have been trashed as garbage testing trials! Now? ..Those digital
>images, which have printing on them (or hidden watermarks) as to their
>ownership, I can respect and willl not infringe upon same to use them,
>without owners permission, if I felt I wanted to use them?
>-->> To those whom do not wish anyone else to use their pix; I can only
>suggest, that they learn the art of imprinting and/or watermarking their
>images and/or not post same via Internet to start with!!!
>-->> Further to this, most transmissions we send out via
>"firstname.lastname@example.org" (containing digi-pix) are merely intended as
>personal evaluations of certain hosta cultivars/types; other shade
>tolerant species and what-have-you/whatever?
>-->> Personally, as list-owner of "email@example.com" I do not give a
>flying f&^% what the receivers of same do with them? ...and I believe --
>BEING THIS OPEN-MINDED!!! ..on this topic??? ...means DO WHAT U WANT!!!
>ain't NO RULES HERE??? <g>
>When someone sends out a digital image; I think this is called
>SHARING? If, there are limitations, like for example the courtesy of
>asking permission to use a pix? -- "How in the hell are we supposed to
>know whose image it was originally, in the first place -- without any
>printing or watermarking on same"? Let's get with the program :(( huh?
>Fact remains ***EVERYONE!!! ..PLEASE DO AS U PLEASE???***...with whatever
>image you please??? ...that is, unless it displays it's ownership <lol>...
>and I hope I've made myself clear enough ...on my views about taking
>digi-pix from Internet/Websites, via computers?
>Hosta'lly yours WiN = William Nash
>LIST-OWNER OF "nise & firstname.lastname@example.org"
>ps to all...Any image I've ever sent out, and/or any image coming through
>hostapix -- is yours to do with as you please -- as I see it personally;
>and I don't really understand what the big hullabulloo is all about to
>start with & anyway, since as Ransom Lydell wrote "U want pix kept to
>yourself? ...don't send em out"! I will go a step further from what Ranbo
>said -->> "Don't forget to write into your last will & testament!! ...that
>they go down with you? ..else somebody else might see em??? <<*really
>laughing out loud*>>
><<=== in response to original email below ====>
>>Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 15:52:51 -0500
>>From: "James M. Anderson" <James@WinterberryFarms.com>
>>Subject: Hosta Library
>>Reply-to: "James M. Anderson" <James@WinterberryFarms.com>
>>Organization: Winterbery Farms Tissue Culture
>>X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.00.2314.1300
>>We have been linking our site (WinterberryFarms.com) to the pictures in
>>the Hosta Library. From the controversy that has occurred in the Robins,
>>I think it is better that I get permission from the picture owners to
>>make these links.
>>Originally, Bob and I felt that because I link to the whole page, not
>>just the picture on the page, that it was good advertising for the Hosta
>>Library. The picture owner, is obviously credited by linking to the
>>whole page. However, I do no want to use your pictures, by the links, if
>>you do not want me to. I would appreciate your permission to make the
>>links to your pictures in the Hosta Library. I do not copy the pictures
>>in any way, just provide links. We are wholesale only, so we do not
>>compete with any Retail nursery (I would hope to provide tissue cultured
>>plants to all such nurseries).
>>Winterberry Farms Tissue Culture
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