[Foundation-l] Version 0.5 CD *finally* released

Anthony wikilegal at inbox.org
Sat Apr 7 17:59:23 UTC 2007

On 4/7/07, Robert Horning <robert_horning at netzero.net> wrote:
> Anthony wrote:
> > On 4/7/07, Titoxd at Wikimedia <titoxd.wikimedia at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> The CD is available at http://www.wikipediaondvd.com, and sells for approximately €12 ($15 USD, £8.50) with part of the sales going directly to the Wikimedia Foundation.
> >>
> >
> > Why so expensive?  Can't CDs be made for a couple bucks a piece?  How
> > much goes to the foundation?
> >
> > Anthony
> >
> I've actually thought of competing for this reason, as I have sources
> that can produce a DVD-R disc for about $1.50 each (including case) and
> postage would only be an addional dollar.  Of course that does take some
> capital resources that I current have tied up in other projects.  But to
> do something like this for an American distro, it might be something
> attractive.
Along those lines, I'll gladly ship a copy, on CD-R, to anyone in the
US, for $4, and anyone outside the US for 4 Euros.  Email me for my
paypal address.

Save yourself $10 or so and donate it to the foundation.  I can't
imagine they're getting that big of a cut.


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