[sword-devel] CD distribution improvement

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Tue Jul 13 04:05:11 MST 2004

I would rather see us find a service that provides a better deal than 
$4/CD, perhaps a suggestion to a group like linuxcd.org for example.  At 
$2/CD, that's still nowhere near as good as the pricing Troy provides, 
but it would be quicker.


William Thimbleby wrote:

> Many people seem to complain about cd distribution. I realise it is all 
> done by volunteers at the moment (thanks).  I was just sitting thinking 
> about ways we could improve it.
> I think it might be worthwhile offloading the job of distribution to 
> somewhere like http://www.swiftcd.com/ who could do the same job. The 
> disadvantage is that users will be charged for a bit more money (about 
> $4), but I think that for most this would still be a small payment. The 
> advantages are many, it removes the burden from the sword project, we 
> don't have to deal in money, the cds can be nicely labelled and could 
> come with an insert with instructions, international shipping is easily 
> handled, payment can be handled over the web or in other ways, and users 
> will get their cds in a timely way.
> These are only preliminary thoughts, what do you think?
> regards --Will
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