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Re: New Rules

Ran, if it were a carrot it would be ok but it is just plain force (power).

At 08:59 PM 10/3/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Chick wrote:
>> I think the Journal's purpose is to inform, educate, and entertain the
>> membership.  I do not see how any of these purposes are served by
pretending that
>> hostas that have names do not really have them unless they are
registered.  The
>> only reason to exclude unregistered names from the Journal is to coerce
>> originators to register their plants.   If the editor has a good picture
of a good
>> hosta that may not be registered, what benefit is there to the reader to
refuse to
>> publish it or to refuse to identify the plant by its name?  Seems silly
to me.
>> Chick
>I also think that to pretend that the many plants that are named , but
>not regestered, don't exist, (by name)untill actual registration takes
>place is simply silly.  This (publishing names) should not be banned in
>convention gardens, in the journal, or in a AHS auction.  I do disagree
>with you , however on using pictures of unrigestered hostas and a
>corrosponding name in the Journal.  I Believe this is one area where the
>AHS has a logical position.  This is especially true with new plants. 
>This is a real "carrot" that the AHS can hold out to hybridizers, and
>Ran Lydell
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