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Re: How could we give away Debian CDs/DVDs for free?

On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 12:49:08PM +0200, Alexander Schmehl wrote:
> Hi!
> * Jason Spiro <jasonspiro4+news@gmail.com> [061017 17:53]:
> > [snip]
> > > we usually say: "We require a donation for the DVD" and
> > > leave the amount to the person taking the DVD.
> > [snip]
> > I like that idea. It means that people could give you a larger donation
> > if they wanted (e.g. $10 or $100). You could even say "donate $100 or
> > more and you'll get a free hardcover book about Debian". :-)
> > 
> > Do you ever get those kinds of larger donations?
> Yes, of course.  It's not unusual (meaning: It happens from time to
> time) to get 10 or 20 Euros for a single DVD, and IIRC at least twice we
> got even higher amounts (one time 50 and one time 100 I think).

It also has another advantage. That way, we are not selling the DVDs, which
makes it easier withe regard to taxes, regulation and whatever.


Sven Luther

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