[haiku] Re: CD from cafepress

  • From: Fredrik Modèen <fredrik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 16:35:40 +0200 (CEST)

> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 5:17 AM, Joseph Prostko
> <joe.prostko+haiku@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Fredrik Modčen <fredrik@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> What's happend with the CD from cafepress?
>>> (http://www.cafepress.com/haiku_os.408438071)
>>> it's 295 euro and it's CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE
>> Yeah, it was done that way due to the fact that CafePress keeps having
>> troubles burning the CD image for whatever reason.  Basically the
>> price was made exorbitantly high to keep people from buying it until
>> the issue is resolved (and the price reset to something reasonable).
>> I'm not sure what happens in the case where some overly generous
>> person still decides to buy one though.  I guess not only will he/she
>> pay too much, but also the shipment will be greatly delayed, seeing as
>> CafePress didn't make any yet (I don't think).
> Joe is correct here (he probably heard one of us complaining about it in
> IRC).
> It seems that even with the 3 master CDs we have sent to CafePress,
> they have been unable to duplicate them with their system. I suspect
> it was some kind of compatibility issue with our cd format, but I
> don't know. They have only claimed that this is the first time they've
> run into this particular issue, so they weren't sure how to resolve it
> right away.
> I think they have it resolved now, I received an email yesterday
> indicating that they are going to create a test disc and send it to
> us.

> Unfortunately, before the description and price were modified and we
> were told of the issue, several people had actually ordered them and
> are currently waiting to receive them still. I apologize to these
I know I did :) . I did burn an iso but I would love to have Haiku's first
printed CD :)

anyhow I have bean here for... don't remember but at least when Haiku
started so I guess I can wait some more :)

> individuals but there's nothing we can do except wait for CafePress to
> fill those orders once the discs are working. The order process itself
> is completely out of our hands once the product is listed as
> "available".
> I hoped nobody would be desperate enough to pay $400 USD for the CD
> (that's the maximum price I could set it to!) :D
> Thanks for your patience,
> Urias McCullough

Fredrik Modèen

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