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blessing non-profit, worldwide CD vendors

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Hi guys, I'm in contact with the people behind
<http://www.debiancd.org>, about their relationship with Debian. In
fact, the project is non-profit and aims at giving back all its profit
to Debian (that hasn't happened yet, because at the moment they are not
yet gaining anything ...).

AFAICT from our <http://www.debian.org/CD/vendors/> page, this situation
is fairly peculiar as other vendors are for-profit, even if some of them
permits CD buyers to pay more and give the difference to Debian.  I
think that difference warrant some kind of "blessing" of debiancd.org,
as buying via them would support the Debian project more than other
vendors. What do you think of that? If you agree, I'll be happy to
propose a specific wording.

As an alternative, if you don't think the difference warrants the
blessing, we might add a differentiation among for-profits and
non-profits CD vendors, and furthermore among worldwide and non
worldwide vendors.

The best of both worlds might be to do the "blessing" from start and
then generalize it if other similar projects show up in the future.

Thanks in advance for your feedback,

Stefano Zacchiroli -o- PhD in Computer Science \ PostDoc @ Univ. Paris 7
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