From: Mark Finlay (linuxexpert at domain eircom.net)
Date: Wed 10 Oct 2001 - 17:45:25 IST
10/10/01 2:49:25 PM, Niall O Broin <niall at domain linux.ie> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 11:53:08AM +0100, Mark Finlay wrote:
>> > of course if i get this company running i'll be getting the cd's
>> > professionally pressed.
>You won't, you know, unless there's a huge segment of the market that the
>ILUG hasn't encountered. AFAIK getting CDs professionally pressed is not
>viable for runs of less than several hundred as the mastering charge is
>relatively high - it's a little analogous to printing in that way i.e. it
>might cost you £X for 500, and 10% more than that for 1000. Figures and
>breaks are just made up but you get the point. As with many things that
>ILUGers would like to be able to buy at reasonable cost e.g. broadband
>Internet access, computer hardware, geek gadgets the Irish market is just
>too small to be able to generate the level of demand, and hence competition,
>that is required to provide choice and low prices.
Would people mind just getting them on CDRs with no fancy printing?
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