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Re: Merchandising, merchandising.. on the postgresql.eu site

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Tommy Gildseth <tommy(dot)gildseth(at)usit(dot)uio(dot)no>, pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, Thom Brown <thombrown(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Merchandising, merchandising.. on the postgresql.eu site
Date: 2009-11-12 09:07:52
Message-ID: 937d27e10911120107h7c67f221w7de2305af5e973dd@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 9:02 AM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 09:54, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 7:07 AM, Tommy Gildseth
>> <tommy(dot)gildseth(at)usit(dot)uio(dot)no> wrote:
>>
>>> Another major (imo) downside to cafepress, is that last time I used them
>>> (about a year ago), the only way of getting your earnings paid out, was by
>>> cheque, or re-using credits on cafepress. No option of paypal or paid to
>>> your bank account.
>>> Also, the quality of cafepress' printing is noticeably poorer than f.ex
>>> spreadshirt.
>>
>> Those are definitely both downsides - though frankly, cheques should
>> not be a problem for our French bank account!
>
> Not sure if that was a joke, but just to be clear - cheques *are* a
> problem, and we don't want to tie ourselves down to a service that
> hasn't left the 80ies unless we absolutely have to. It's not a
> dealbreaker, but it's a serious issue.

That was half joke, half serious (based on previous discussions you, I
and others have had on the subject). Whether you consider them
old-fashioned or not, cheques are still widely used in some countries,
and do have some advantages over other payment methods.


-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK: http://www.enterprisedb.com

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