Re: email reply newsletter, comments

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From:Robert Schoonhoven <> (by way of Marvin Hanna)
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I believe that Tim was tring to put togeather an artical which would be
publised (? monthly) in his State Society newsletter.  Not as a seperate
entity ie: a Histonet Newsletter (hmmm....).

Gayle Callis wrote:
> If a Histonet newsletter is put together, messages taken from the email
> should NOT BE EDITED (with possible exception of spelling or clarification
> of abbreviations).  If the text of the message is unclear, you must contact
> the author to make any text changes.  Authors should also be acknowledged.

> As Editor of the  bulletin for NSH Veterinary, Industry and Research
> committee, I was told NOT TO CHANGE email messages and there may be some
> legality here, but am totally clear on it.  Spent a lot of time contacting
> authors of those messages in order to avoid stepping on toes!!!!

> As for my messages, I would not permit editing unless I did the changes
> myself and I, for one, want to do my own editing to avoid misinterpretation
> of the message.  I also think you should ask permission to reprint messages
> in newletter form,  some authors do not want their comments published.  If
> the proper channels in setting up and putting together a newsletter were
> not taken, I would probably leave Histonet permanently

> Case in point, Phil Oshel always asks to use the material, and then works
> with the author to make sure it is up to snuff.  Nice guy!!! and patient too!
> 25 cents worth that leads to money/other questions, is the newsletter going
> to be electronic mailing via file attachment???  per request only???  There
> are some who cannot receive file attachments at their institutions, or is
> there going to be some way to fund a mailing???  I may have missed any
> comments on this in the last few days, been off H'net.
> Gayle Callis
> Gayle Callis
> Veterinary Molecular Biology
> Montana State University
> Bozeman MT 59717-3610
> 406 994-4705
> 406 994-4303

best regards,
Robert Schoonhoven
Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis
Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
office 919-966-6343
   Lab 919-966-6140
   Fax 919-966-6123

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nothing; it was here first.
Mark Twain [Samuel Langhornne Clemens] (1835-1910)

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