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Re: [TSVN] TortoiseSVN video

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-05 20:28:05 CEST

Greg Stevenson wrote:
> I emailed Stefan first with this idea to make sure it at least had his
> tenative blessing.
>
> I would be willing to create an educational video series (in English,
> born and live in Southern California) on TortoiseSVN using Camtasia. I
> would charge for this as a donation, the amount would be about $5 plus
> enough to cover bandwidth costs related to people downloading it (or
> duplicating/shipping costs if they want a CD/DVD shipped). The $5 would
> go to TortoiseSVN fund(s) that the owners (Stefan/Luebbe) primary
> control. Could even make the payments automatically into the the paypal

I'd like to hear comments about the fund(s) for TSVN. It's not like we
have a fund where all the contributors get something from. Currently,
only Lübbe and I do have our PayPal accounts and wishlists linked from
our website, so all donations go directly to our personal accounts.
I'm not sure if the other contributors like the idea of having Lübbe and
me get all the money - I think it was ok as long as we only get
donations from time to time, but this could really become some regular
'income'.

(btw: I was shocked this morning when I checked my wishlist - it was
EMPTY! Someone must have ordered the four CD's I had on the list ;) )

> accounts. The videos and website to manage them would be my contribution
> to the effort, but I would no be motivated to do it unless people
> donated. I feel the docs are free so they have virtually all the
> content, so this is a bonus they can pay a small amount for. It would
> also be nice to have permission to "plagerize" the TSVN manual for
> creating a baseline script.

Lübbe's still on vacation. He'll be back in one or two weeks (can't
remember what he told me). So maybe we should wait for Lübbe to return
and check with him too.
(On a sidenote: can you believe that Germans get 6 weeks vacation a
year? And they have holidays to make up yet another week! And now I'm
hiding behind my sofa so I don't get hit on my head by Germans on this
list ;) )

Stefan

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