[nycbug-talk] did you guys know this?
pete at nomadlogic.org
Tue Oct 19 21:18:02 EDT 2004
> On Oct 19, 2004, at 9:40 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> On Oct 19, 2004, at 21:12, G. Rosamond wrote:
>>> It's amazing that their cd sales continue to drop, while OBSD
>>> popularity and publicity has increased so drastically.
>> Yeah, I've known about this for a long while also. I'll tell you what
>> though, Theo would have had at least one more purchase of OpenBSD from
>> me if he offered a purchase method that allows you do download the ISO
>> same-day. I just don't have the schedule, organization skills, and
>> patience to order a CD a few days before I'll have time to use it :)
> so get a bsdmall.com subscription and your credit card will be charged
> with each release and you'll get the cd automatically.
>> Yes, I know I could get a subscription, but I'd still rather just have
>> access to download it and make my own ISO when I need it.
> This would make the most sense to me if you had a subscription, and you
> then had access to download the ISO as soon as it was available. Of
> course people will cheat this method, give it to their friends and
> co-workers, but that would certainly increase attraction of having a
> subscription. But then they could also have one of those one-time-only
> downloads by email url.
just thought i'd add this to the thread, i know a fair amount of people
have already recived thier 3.6 cd's due to thier sub's or pre-orders. so
that is another benefit of shelling out the $ for a hard copy.
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