[pcplantdb] [Fwd: Use of Plants For A Future database]
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lfl at intrex.net
Tue Aug 2 05:13:20 EDT 2005
Richard Morris wrote:
> Microsoft Encarta!
> What are peoples thoughts?
Bragging rights time! Kudos, Rich.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Use of Plants For A Future database
> Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 13:37:15 -0700
> From: Chandrika Kaul <ckaul at microsoft.com>
> To: <webmaster at pfaf.org>, <admin at pfaf.org>
> Dear Sir/Madam:
> My name is Chandrika Kaul, and I'm an editor with Microsoft Encarta, in
> Redmond, WA. I'm contacting you about the possibility of including
> individual facts extracted from the Plants For A Future database in the
> Encarta Answers service on MSN Search.
> We envision an arrangement in which Plants For A Future provides
> Encarta with this database, which we would incorporate into our Answers
> service. In exchange, Plants For A Future would receive full credit and
> a link in the source citation accompanying the answer. Each cell of
> Plants data in Answer will give Plants For A Future database as source.
Now would be the time to ask them not only to link/credit PFAF but also
its new incarnation, PIW? They will want to do same with PIW eventually
so they need to know about our project.
Could you tell them about PIW and maybe bring them into the fold as
possible PCPLANTDB subscriber and development participant?
> We will not alter or transform information from this db. Essentially,
> you get top-of-page placement in MSN Search results whenever a user asks
> a question we answer with your data, which should increase awareness of
> and website traffic to Plants For A Future.
> Thanks for your time and attention! An early reply will be very much
> I remain respectfully,
> Chandrika Kaul
> Statistics Editor
> Encarta Reference Library
> 425 706-5760
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