[nvda] Re: eloquence off list

  • From: Storm Dragon <stormdragon2976@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nvda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 18:17:49 -0500

I for one would not purchase a lisence at any price. Espeak is more than
adiquate, in fact I prefer it.
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On Tue, 2010-12-14 at 00:47 +0200, Geoff Shang wrote:

> On Mon, 13 Dec 2010, Brandon Misch wrote:
> > speaking of eloquence, how much would it have costed if you guys did use 
> > eloquence in nvda? the article about it on the site says it would cost 
> > the user some money but doesn't go into detail as to how much a user 
> > would've had ot pay for eloquence
> Well the article says it would cost NV Access $15 per license for 300 
> licenses.  Then there would be the cost of implementing a system for 
> selling them, plus possibly a bit of mark-up to ensure that we at least 
> broke even if we didn't manage to sell all 300 licenses.  So that's 
> perhaps say 20-25 dolars per license before we'd make any money from it, 
> and we'd have to sell about 200 to break even then.  It'd be higher if we 
> wanted to break even at say 150.
> Maybe lets look at it another way.  How much would you all be prepared to 
> pay for it?
> Geoff.
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