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Re: Questions about becoming a Debian vendor

Hello Kyle,

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 09:07:45PM -0500, kluers2@ivytech.edu wrote:
> I was wondering if there were any restrictions on what my website design
> other that it can't be offnsive?

No, there are no restrictions. We usually add vendor information and then 
pay close attention to any complaints from users who actually try to 
purchase from the vendor. If several people report problems, a vendor can 
get de-listed quickly again.

> And I wanted to know if I had to pay Debian a roalty fee if I burnt my 
> own CD's or DVD's,

No, you do not need to pay us anything. However, we would _really_ 
appreciate it if you donated to Debian a certain percentage of the money 
you make: Creating a Linux distribution is not easy, and we are constantly 
in need of sponsors to be able to buy servers, bandwidth etc.

> and if I burnt my own, would I be obligated to copy them from CD's that I 
> obtain from Debian or can they be copies of downloaded images?

They can be copies of downloaded images - actually, Debian itself *only* 
offers downloadable images, you cannot get CDs/DVDs directly from us.

Please read <http://www.debian.org/CD/faq/>, it contains more information.



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