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Re: registration

I'm interested in why you hate it. Don't worry about enemies; I'm open to
dissention. E-mail privately if you don't want to get stuff started.


At 10:16 PM 9/19/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Gerry/Bob O'Neill wrote:
>> Suppose we had a committee whose members were all known. Imagine you wanted
>> to get the AHS Seal of Approval. You fill out an application, send it to
>> the commitee chair. The committee chair then SOLICITS input from the
>> membership (maybe even, God forbid, those who are not members) through
>> announcements on the Robins and in the Journal. A deadline would be set,
>> the committee could review input and vote on granting the seal. There could
>> even be a process by which vendors are allowed to explain or address any
>> seriously negative input. And I see no reason why vendors who are denied
>> the seal couldn't "clean up their act" and reapply at some later time.
>> There are some quality vendors out there, Chick (and yes, I consider you
>> one) but there are also some shoddy ones. If I were new to mailorder
>> purchase of hostas I would sure like something that guided me towards your
>> business rather than spend money and keep my fingers crossed.
>I think it's best for me to simply say I hate that idea almost as much as the
>Preferred Grower Program.  The fact that it has zero chance of being
>means I don't have to get into another argument and make more enemies.
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