[FM Discuss] book shop
adam at flossmanuals.net
Thu Jul 31 08:53:35 PDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 10:20 -0500, Anne Gentle wrote:
> Hi Adam and all -
> I think an FM book store would be a helpful setup and would benefit
> contributors and Floss. I think it's ideal to have all profits go back
> to the projects being documented with some set aside for Floss also.
> That said, I'd really like to send people to donate money to Floss
> without necessarily having them purchase a book - I've got people
> interested in donating towards the XO/Sugar BookSprint. Any way to
> just send donations, not using a book seller model?
well we have no provision for easy donations at the moment. I guess I
could set up a paypal account or something. Let me look into it tonight.
> Consensus decision making will be tough for some :) but we'll get there.
> Thanks for verifying the direction, we all appreciate it.
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 8:06 AM, adam hyde <adam at flossmanuals.net> wrote:
> > hi,
> > The conversation about the books kinda stopped, so I am resending my
> > outline of the book shop idea for comment. Do I assume no comment = a ok
> > to trial this? Anyone that has an issue with this or would like to
> > propose another model please do so now.
> > * we set up a FM book store
> > * books are always sold at cost with an optional version available at a
> > mark-up. This 'profit' is then actually a conscious donation by the
> > purchaser towards the maintenance of the manual
> > * any profit on a per-manual basis goes towards the maintenance of that
> > specific manual
> > * how any $ is spent is best worked out by either the maintainers and
> > contributors for that manual or just by the maintainers. Decisions are
> > by rough consensus. Part of this decision _might_ be to decide to
> > include a donation to FM.
> > adam
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