Re: Fwd: Hosta Library
Whoops ...I meant to mouse click the HOSTAPIX button, hit HOSTAOPEN by
mistake, sorry sorry <lol>
At 10:10 PM 1999-12-20 -0500, you wrote:
>>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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