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Re: New Debian kilts

On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 04:53:47PM +0100, Wolodja Wentland wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 18:29 +0200, Olivier Berger wrote:
>> Wolodja Wentland <debian@babilen5.org> writes:
>> > I am considering to organise a group purchase of Debian kilts and wanted to
>> > ask if other people are interested in one. You can find information about the
>> > kilts on [0] and I spoke to the tailor/weaver [1] today who is happy to
>> > produce yet another round.
>> Do you have an estimate of the cost ?
>Well, not exactly as it depends on how many people are ordering. As detailed
>on [0] they charge a "setup fee" if you want them to weave a tartan that is
>not in stock. The wiki lists setup costs of £300, but I am not sure how
>accurate that is. Their prices for kilts made from standard (i.e. in-stock)
>tartan are listed on [1] and I would assume that they can make a reasonable
>offer for kilts made from Debian tartan. It looks as if Hands.com paid for the
>weaving, design and registration of the tartan the last time.
>Unfortunately they didn't produce enough cloth and we would therefore have to
>pay for the weaving as well. I went to their store and asked and they quoted
>additional costs of £700 for a *single* made-to-order kilt. To be honest I am
>not entirely sure how much its going to be and I wanted to check if other
>people are interested.
>In short: The more we are the better ;)

Hmmm. I'd have thought they have some cloth still in stock, based on
what they've said in the last year. I'd double-check that with them
and Phil, maybe...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"I can't ever sleep on planes ... call it irrational if you like, but I'm
 afraid I'll miss my stop" -- Vivek Dasmohapatra

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