From: Aidan Kehoe (kehoea at domain parhasard.net)
Date: Wed 10 Oct 2001 - 23:25:20 IST
Ar an 10u la de mi 10, scriobh Niall O Broin :
> 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.
And that, children, is why the EU is a good thing.
(Leaving aside the lack of a common language.)
-- `... when the elephant man broke strong men's necks, when he'd had too many Powers, ...'
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