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Re: registration


I can give my main reason. Its one more committee. A social organization
should not be in anyone's business. These types of rules cause that to happen.

At 10:49 PM 9/19/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Chick,
>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.
>
>Gerry
>
>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
>implemented
>>means I don't have to get into another argument and make more enemies.
>>
>>Chick
>>
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