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Date:      Wed, 14 Jul 2004 13:04:23 +0000
From:      Murray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>
To:        "Craig M. Chandler" <cchandler@websteria.com>
Cc:        doc@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: compusa no longer selling freebsd
Message-ID:  <20040714130423.GB66732@hub.freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: <000001c4676e$cd9a4700$6400a8c0@CraigPC>
References:  <000001c4676e$cd9a4700$6400a8c0@CraigPC>

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On Sun, Jul 11, 2004 at 10:55:23AM -0400, Craig M. Chandler wrote:
> I did a search on BSD and freebsd and only came up with Mac OS X or some
> motherboards.

I don't think FreeBSD has ever been available from the CompUSA
website, but it was on the shelves of the last CompUSA store I
visited.  I'll send some email to make sure that is still the case.

> Just thought you'd like to know and either change your web page or get them
> to sell it.
> I think you can get it off Amazon.com  (and set up an affiliate program, so
> you get a percentage of the sale, when people click through!)

Well, we'd rather have people buy from a supporting vendor so more of
the money goes back to the project than have to lose 15% or more to
Amazon.com.  You can buy many FreeBSD books from amazon.com though.

	     - Murray



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