[nycbug-talk] did you guys know this?

Bob Ippolito bob
Tue Oct 19 21:57:16 EDT 2004

On Oct 19, 2004, at 21:48, G. Rosamond wrote:

> On Oct 19, 2004, at 9:40 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> On Oct 19, 2004, at 21:12, G. Rosamond wrote:
> <snip>
>>> 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.
> http://bsdmall.com/cdsub.html
>> 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.

Yeah, the one-time-download would be the way to go.  You get one free 
download (incl. with subscription), then $x per additional download.  
If you offered this service, I'd subscribe.


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