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Re: Registering

I don't know how to not be nasty so you'll have to figure it out yourself.

At 09:01 PM 9/20/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Question:  What is to stop people from just naming their own plants and
>selling them to others?
>     Registering means nothing to lots of people. In fact, people who don't
>know the names of hosta and there are a lot of those,  # 1. could care less
>if they are named or not, #2. buy them because of their color or
>variegation, or just because they like them, #3. have no idea that there
>even is a hosta society and IMO would be appalled at its tactics and what is
>going on within the "society".   Registering means to me that it will be a
>high price tag for a few years until it becomes more available.  I just
>don't understand the reasoning except the money involved. Anyone want to
>explain it without being nasty?  Jean
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Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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I'm sorry to report that cooperation is not."
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