Re: Intending to make AbiWord Weekly News subscription based

From: Mark Gilbert (
Date: Wed Jul 03 2002 - 07:56:36 EDT

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    On Wed, 2002-07-03 at 07:29, Alan Horkan wrote:
    > How do other groups handle this kind of thing, or is there nothing else
    > quite like Abiword? ;)

    When i did kcmt, I used the xml stuff from Zack Brown (kernel cousin).
    For gathering the threads, I used mutt to read and i wrote some scripts
    of my own to work up lists of valuable threads.

    > p.s. i would probably scrape together a few $$$ to subscribe but the
    > inconvenience is more annoying than the price, the overhead of doing
    > micropayments also means Jesper would not get very much anyway. Perhaps a
    > tie in with another online news seller would be possible? best of luck
    > anyway

    Maybe if subscribers themselves who have some way of transferring money
    to/from each other just bundle their payments, and make sure jskov knows
    who payed for what.


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