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PC: Re: Suggested web page
- Subject: PC: Re: Suggested web page
- From: Bx39crle@xxxxxxx
- Date: Sat, 9 Oct 1999 00:14:17 EDT
In a message to the Penn Central list dated 8 October 1999, Bob Holzweiss
<< In addition to Jerry's excellent pics on his web page try the following
link for a whole slew of new (at least to me) PC pics (locomotive and rolling
<< http://members.uss.net/jgehrett/pc/locos.htm >>
"...new (at least to me) PC pics..."! Bob, you're obviously suffering from
a severe case of short term memory loss, since you've forgotten that some of
these are the very same pictures you refered to at the beginning of your
sentence, i.e., "Jerry's excellent pics on his web page."
Jim Gehrett acknowledges that the pictures on his home page have been taken
from other sites, and the original owners (including myself - that's my JPG
of PC 264627 that I sent to Jerry's site long ago), well, while they may not
be too concerned about "copyright" at this point, there is still such a thing
a "netiquette," which I would think dictates that one at least credits the
photos one has "borrowed."
In addition to his PC page, there's a section full of Pennsy freight car
images that also appear to have been "lifted," lifted out of their original
locations, where they often were accompanied by captions that provided
information about the cars.
Therefore, the end result of having them slapped up at Jim Gehrett's site
is that the images have lost some of their value.
Bx39crle -AT- aol.com
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