Re: using Debian money to buy and handle booth stuff (Re: Disappointment about the appearance of our CLT booth)

From: Michael Mohn <>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 20:18:53 +0100

Am 23.03.2009 um 18:37 schrieb Michael Meskes:

> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 04:50:42PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> Is it really worth spending a lot of money on DVDs to give away? Our
>> experience in the UK is that it's just not worth it: the vast
>> majority
>> just get dropped in the bin. We used to sell CDs and DVDs, but even
>> that has stopped these days. Anybody (just about!) who's interested
>> in
>> trying a distro will have enough broadband or similar, so we don't
>> bother carrying them around any more. People come to talk to us, or
>> to
>> ask for help with problems, or to get their keys signed, or to buy
>> T-shirts.
>> Is it really this different in Germany?
> No, not at all. I coudln't agree more with you on this.

in my opinion one should not feed the merchandise collector.
it does not help the project and it is bad for the environment.



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