[FM Discuss] book shop

adam hyde adam at flossmanuals.net
Thu Jul 31 10:02:47 PDT 2008


FM doesn't run on love alone..it does need $...I do appreciate your
emphasis on looking after FM Joshua and I think you are not alone in
this,  hence I am happy advocating that the maintainers make a donation
as they see fit (from sales).


On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 11:03 -0500, Joshua Facemyer wrote:
> 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.
> >   
> I agree.  However, I want to be sure of the continuance of FM, and I 
> think even a small bit of "profit" should be made on each book.  (If 
> there's an issue of not wanting to "make a profit", it's probably better 
> to think of it as maintaining services.)  So even something like a 1% 
> profit that benefits especially FM would be desirable for continuance of 
> services.  Unless there's something I'm missing and providing FM 
> services is already either self-sufficient or free?
> JF
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Adam Hyde
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