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Re: Paying CD vendors for freebies



Remember that the binary set is 2 CDs per arch now....can't avoid 2 CDs/set

						Dave Bristel


On Tue, 25 May 1999, Darren O. Benham wrote:

> Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 13:48:44 -0700
> From: "Darren O. Benham" <gecko@debian.org>
> To: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Paying CD vendors for freebies
> Resent-Date: 25 May 1999 20:50:48 -0000
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> On Tue, May 25, 1999 at 02:49:29PM -0500, renfro@tntech.edu wrote:
> > On a related note, is my count off, or do we really only *need* to give
> > out 2 CDs for most architectures? Granted, having source and contrib CDs
> > on hand is nice and/or politically correct, but are they really necessary
> > as freebies? If we don't need them, then we can quite easily double the
> > number of potential installations without incurring any extra costs to us
> > or to the CD vendor. Folks that really wanted either could then go to LC
> > or Cheapbytes and pick up the remaining disks at a discount, or at full
> > price, or whatever.
> > 
> > Might even be some way to work this in with the idea of donations, but
> > that's another matter entirely. Comments?
> Definatly don't need contrib.  Having a/the source CD was nice, being able
> to say "Here's everything you need to make a Linux system... and if there's
> something you don't like, here's all the source to it"
> 
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