Of course you are Mike Greenfield !
And as far as Mike Lowe is concerned, i sent a
message to him yesterday. But i'm still waiting for an answer to a mail i posted
before Christmas so i can't really mix you two!
I've also sent a message to another Mike today, the
Sutton Mike who sends such great pictures to the forum.
You see, i still can keep track of all your homonyms !
Talking of Homonyms, i'm really happy you told me your interpretation
of the regulations.
But is it also what you think about the matter, or would you, like me, like
to have a debate about the new entries coming from abroad.
We only have the Russians for the moment, but guess what, when Chinese
breaders or Japanese start to question the rules because they are not clear
Do MEANING has anything to do with a registration or not?
THIS is the issue.
And i'd like more people to join the debate!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 3:28
Subject: [iris-photos] Re: RE:Let't
improve the register!
This is great news!
It allows all languages to be
present in the register, which is fantastic considering languages are dying as
the same speed as endangered species !
So, when we register an iris, only
it's spelling and it's sound is banned from
any other use, but not it's meaning, which allows any
litteral translation that makes the name look and sound
Even if I LOVE YOU -Gartman 1993-
JE T'AIME ( French ) is allowed
As well as ICH LIEBE DICH (
German), IK HOU VAN JOU ( Dutch ), YA TIBIA LYOUBLYOU ( Russian ), TI AMO
and TI VOGLIO BENE ( Italian) or in any other language as long as it looks and
sounds different to I LOVE YOU !
I must have wrongly read the
But if i have, some others might
following names will not be permitted"
variation of a previously registered name.
translated from the original language. (They should be transliterated as
necessary instead.) could be more precise, even with examples,
for dummies like me who dare understand the meaning of words in more than one
Thanks again for "putting the dots on the i-s" as the
French and the Dutch say...
And even if I still think Eleanor of
Aquitaine-2006 looks and sounds VERY close to Alienor
d'Aquitaine-1991, the rule beeing the rule, so be it
This my interpratation. But I am Mike
Greenfield not Mike Lowe.
" like me who dare understand the meaning of words in more than one
We all should be so lucky to have to
carry such a cross.