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Re: Price of Sarge CD set

On Sun, 17 Jul 2005, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:

> On http://www.debian.org/intro/about#disbelief, we are still referring
> to a 3 CD sets, as for Woody. Should we update it?

All the packages required by all the tasks are on the first three CDs
(at least for i386) so there is no need for a change

> How much does a 14 CD
> set costs? From what I see it seems the italian price is in range from
> 24 to 42 euros, with an average of 36.

Seems reasonable.  The material and direct production costs are trivial in
a commercial operation.  The big expenses are time (wages) and overheads
(rent, services etc).

This means that to be economical DVDs would have to be charged out at a
similar price.


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