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Re: Preise / Prices

On Thu 31 Oct, Joerg Rieger wrote:
> Here's a poor translation of his question:
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 12:59:38PM +0100, Sascha Roth wrote:
> >I do have a question: I'd like to order Debian in Germany, but there 
> >are several offers which differ in price, therefore I suggest that you 
> >also include the price in your vendor list.

> I don't think it would be a good idea to include price information at 
> the vendor list.
> Everytime a price changes the page would have to be updated and there
> also might be additional costs, e.g. shipping cost, taxes etc. that
> may or may not be applied.

and there may be other reasons to choose a particular vendor - support,
competence, reliability, moral stance etc. Debian can't hope to keep track
of those so we must leave the descision to the purchaser.

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