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Re: [vox] IDC: Downturn to drive Linux adoption



On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 03:16:41PM -0700, Bill Ward wrote:
>    On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Bill Kendrick <[1]nbs@sonic.net>
>    wrote:
> 
>    On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 03:08:23PM -0700, Bill Ward wrote:
>    >
>    > ====ou can still box and shrinkwrap open source and sell it... not
>    everyone
>    > ====ares about the source code, and "you get what you pay for" means
>    "free is
>    > ====unk" to a lot of people.
> 
>      Actually have sold Tux Paint, on CDROM, via CafePress. == made
>      $2/sale.
>      The problem is, chucking together an ISO and mailing a disc off to
>      them
>      takes a lot of time. ==y the time I get around to doing that, a new
>      version of Tux Paint is out. ==he CDROM they have now is seriously
>      out of date... people still discover it via CafePress directly, I
>      guess.
>      Sad. :(
> 
>    "You get what you pay for" also means "$2 is junk."==Try $19.95 and put
>    it up on Amazon, and I bet you'll sell a lot more.==Call it TuxPaint
>    Pro maybe.
> 

You have to put on that marketing hat!!!! Charge $39.95 and if they want
sound, charge $139.95



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