[Foundation-l] Version 0.5 CD *finally* released
gary.kirk at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 18:09:34 UTC 2007
If you want to do your bit, donate to the Foundation so they receive
100% of what you give, and browse Wikipedia online - for nothing!
This CD, while good news, is not targeted for Wikipedians with
Internet access - or am I wrong there?
On 07/04/07, James Hare <messedrocker at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hmm... should I pay $15 for less than 2000 articles (out of the 1.7 million
> article Wikipedia), with part of it (what is part?) going to the Foundation?
> 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
> > 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.
> > And of course, I can obtain a copyright license for this material too :)
> > -- Robert Horning
> > _______________________________________________
> > foundation-l mailing list
> > foundation-l at lists.wikimedia.org
> > http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-l
> foundation-l mailing list
> foundation-l at lists.wikimedia.org
More information about the foundation-l