[sword-devel] CD distribution improvement
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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