[TechAssist] Re: Guy outside the list is asking for a schematic

  • From: Jim Shupe <jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 13:11:05 -0800 (PST)

I agree...quite eloquent and to the point, without
being rude.


  Jim Shupe, CET
  Lloyd's TV
  Yucca Valley, CA


--- walter wood <wwood_38478@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Gary, that was VERY well put.
> Walter
> --- Gary McCartney <gary@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I have taken into consideration of everyones
> > opinion and I came up with
> > an answer for the guy who emailed me wanting a
> > schematic. Below is what
> > I told him. Also, opinion is that everyone in the
> > group should stop
> > publically mentioning that they are "sending the
> > schematic" or
> > "uploading the schematic". This should be done
> > privately only. 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > My reply to the guy:
> > 
> > Hi.
> > 
> > I am sorry but the messages you found are from a
> > private professional
> > Technician's email list. The messages are
> > unwillingly searchable on the
> > internet. I have asked other group members their
> > opinion on sharing
> > information outside the group and a unaminous
> > answer was NOT to share,
> > because of the fact that it takes a repair job
> > away from a proffesional
> > technician who is having a difficult time earning
> > his living as it is,
> > without helping the general public to make their
> > own repairs, or in many
> > cases, make the repair even more difficult or
> > even hurt themselves
> > attemting to do it. The price of consumer
> > electronics at the retail
> > level is declining at such a rapid pace that many
> > of my fellow group
> > members may be out of work in the near future. I
> > hope that you can
> > understand our situation.
> > 
> > Thanks for inquiring.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Gary McCartney
> > 
> > McCartney Electronics
> > Guelph Ontario Canada 
> > Est. 1984
> > email: gary (at) number63.ca
> > 
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > markbrock wrote:
> > > 
> > > I'm all for helping a guy out,  but don't like
> > the idea that more and more
> > > home techs are being born because of the
> > information on the Internet,.   My
> > > lawyer friend  mentioned that he had a Philips
> > set that the pix kept going
> > > crazy on him, he did a search on the Internet,
> > and it gave him a past
> > > history post from one of these repair groups,
> > told what part to change,
> > > gave him value, even the name and address of
> > tech who posted the solution,
> > > he got the part from Radio Shack,   he fixed
> > his set for less than $5,  I
> > > can see that he'll never need my services
> > again, or if he does it will be a
> > > dog set,  yea,  he clears 100K per year and I'm
> > scraping like the rest,  not
> > > near a good of friend as he was.  anyone else
> > finding out that more and more
> > > non-techs are getting in the back of there sets
> > ?   maybe I'm just paranoid
> > > ?  or jealous,  to answer your question,  If he
> > was within a service call of
> > > my shop I'd be skeptical about training any
> > competition,  just my vent for
> > > the day.
> > > brock
> > > 
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Gary McCartney" <gary@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 8:57 AM
> > > Subject: [TechAssist] Guy outside the list is
> > asking for a schematic
> > > 
> > > > I got an email from a guy outside the list
> > who is asking for a
> > > > schematic. He said he found me on a Google
> > search and that he works at a
> > > > non profit computer recycling centre where he
> > also gets stuff like
> > > > stereo receivers. Is there any problem
> > sharing the schematic with him
> > > > (copyright comes to mind- anything else?)
> > > > --
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Gary McCartney
> > > >
> > > > McCartney Electronics
> > > > Guelph Ontario Canada
> > > > Est. 1984
> > > > email: gary (at) number63.ca
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> >
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