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Tucky Season At Big Closet [message #6490] Sun, 26 September 2010 15:03 Go to next message
stanman  is currently offline stanman
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As a Tuck fan, I have enjoyed seeing each new Tuckisode as our esteemed authoress has posted the ongoing saga, but why not post Tucky Season and the other fanfics?
Re: Tucky Season At Big Closet [message #6492] Mon, 27 September 2010 16:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Brandonyoung  is currently offline Brandonyoung
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Unfortunately, I don't think we will be seeing Tuck on BigCloset. Ellen wants her PGP signature preserved when her stories are re-posted. Posting the stories at Big Closet would require reformatting the text in HTML. That invalidates the signature.

[Updated on: Mon, 27 September 2010 16:02]


--Brandon Young
Re: Tucky Season At Big Closet [message #6493] Mon, 27 September 2010 22:03 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Sir Lee  is currently offline Sir Lee
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Actually, I believe the BigCloset crew went to the trouble of offering the plaintext files (*not* standard on BC) to satisfy Ellen's license requirements -- that is, that the PGP signature has to stay valid. So it's theoretically possible.

I believe that Ellen posted some early chapters of Tuck in Fictionmania also -- FM keeps the plaintext files by default, so it's not really a big deal to respect the PGP sigs there. I don't know the reason she stopped posting there; maybe it was just the bother of posting at two places, after she got her own site.

The first draft of Seasons was never considered "final" and never PGP-signed, and therefore never allowed for posting anywhere else. But the revised version IS PGP-tagged, so it would be possible to post it elsewhere, as long as the signature is kept valid. I think. If Ellen allows it.


Don't call me Shirley. You will surely make me surly.
Re: Tucky Season At Big Closet [message #6499] Fri, 08 October 2010 12:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Erin Halfelven  is currently offline Erin Halfelven
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Possible but not likely to happen. Yes, there are ways to post and preserve the PGP signature on BC. I used to do it with the regular Tuck saga but have not done it with Tucky Seasons.

No real reason, I just haven't asked Ellen for permission.

Hugs,
Erin

[Updated on: Fri, 08 October 2010 12:59]

Re: Tucky Season At Big Closet [message #6504] Mon, 08 November 2010 17:03 Go to previous message
Ellen Hayes  is currently offline Ellen Hayes
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It's fine for Joyce to post the stories at BigCloset IF and ONLY IF the signature(s) are preserved. As she mentioned, there's not a problem doing that. I could feel justified in whining about it, if I didn't have about 22x the lack-of-round-tuit myself. She's welcome to put them up.

As for Fictionmania, I stopped putting them up because I skipped for a long while, and then had several dozen episodes to write cute lil' summaries for AND tag them appropriately, and I just did not want to do the work.

Likewise, I haven't updated my archive on Nifty in a while either.


*sighs*


Ellen
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