[sword-devel] CD distribution improvement

Michael Riversong mriversong at earthlink.net
Mon Jul 12 06:07:18 MST 2004

Let's do this!  How can i help, with anything that doesn't involve
actually spending money?

I am currently developing a CD independently which includes some Bible
translations so any coherent method of distribution is welcome.

In another post i'll introduce myself.

On Sat, 2004-07-10 at 20:15, William Thimbleby wrote:
> Many people seem to complain about cd distribution. I realise it is all 
> done by volunteers at the moment (thanks).  I was just sitting thinking 
> about ways we could improve it.
> I think it might be worthwhile offloading the job of distribution to 
> somewhere like http://www.swiftcd.com/ who could do the same job. The 
> disadvantage is that users will be charged for a bit more money (about 
> $4), but I think that for most this would still be a small payment. The 
> advantages are many, it removes the burden from the sword project, we 
> don't have to deal in money, the cds can be nicely labelled and could 
> come with an insert with instructions, international shipping is easily 
> handled, payment can be handled over the web or in other ways, and 
> users will get their cds in a timely way.
> These are only preliminary thoughts, what do you think?
> regards --Will
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