Aye. Asking a euro per dvd is a good eco[log|nom]ical idea.
2010/2/10 Gabor Szabo <szab...@gmail.com>: > This messages is from the Debian events list. > I think we could do the same - ask for donations for the DVDs/CDs. > > Gabor > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: Sebastian Harl <tok...@debian.org> > Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 3:25 PM > Subject: Providing/selling CDs at events (was: RMLL/LSM Bordeaux, 6 to > 11 july 2010) > To: debian-events...@lists.debian.org > > > Heya, > > On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 02:01:13PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote: >> Axel suggestion of making people pay for the CDs is the good one, >> IMHO. That way people will be less likely to get something just to throw >> it away (and that is the *real* waste). We can for instance sell 1 DVD >> for 1 euro and explain to people that we do that on purpose to avoid >> that DVD are got just to be thrown away. > > I agree that this is a good idea in general. However, imho, we should > not sell CDs that have been sponsored by third-party people / companies. > This would just be wrong, imho. What we have done in the past, though > (e.g. LinuxTag), is to ask people for a donation when taking a CD (in > that case). From my experience, people who do not really want a CD are > usually "frightened away" by that. > >> I believe people will also additionally like this argument of ours. We >> can even write it on the DVD cover, FWIW (e.g.: respect the >> environment, buy a DVD only if you need it, otherwise use the >> network). > > Sounds like a nice idea to me. > > Cheers, > Sebastian >