FreeBSD CD's ? [OT]
nik at freebsd.org
Sun Jan 21 13:59:38 GMT 2001
On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 01:43:14AM +0000, Adrian Wontroba wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 01:51:32PM +0000, Richard Smith wrote:
> > I use airmail for my subscription, and I cannot recall ever paying duty.
> > I have paid duty in the past for more expensive imports, using both DHL
> > and airmail. [With the latter, the postman leaves a note for you to
> > collect the parcel from the sorting office (with your wallet)]
> My experience is similar - FreeBSD subscription CDs have never attracted
> duty and have enentually arrived. Boxes of give-away CDs have attracted
> lots of duty.
That sounds like a misunderstanding somewhere along the line. They're
supposed to be labelled "No commercial value" or similar, to avoid
Internet connection, $19.95 a month. Computer, $799.95. Modem, $149.95.
Telephone line, $24.95 a month. Software, free. USENET transmission,
hundreds if not thousands of dollars. Thinking before posting, priceless.
Somethings in life you can't buy. For everything else, there's MasterCard.
-- Graham Reed, in the Scary Devil Monastery
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