Ubuntu Software Store: What it does, and how you can help

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 16:31:08 BST 2009

On Sunday 30 August 2009 8:03:02 am Carlos Costa wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 7:07 PM, Martin Owens<doctormo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was talking with mterry last week. I think selling software is a great
> > idea. I personally think we should adopt a more Megatunes model, all
> > software (with agreement from projects) can be paid for, anything from
> > $0 to $20. I've love to pay for inkscape and some of the other tools I
> > use.
> Ubuntu selling software?! :P
> This will be a wrong decision... several users will left the project
> and the popularity will decrease a lot. Trust me: be the most popular
> is more important to this business them a couple of money.

Note the $0 option.  You can choose not to pay.  Or you can choose to pay what 
you think it's worth.  The caveat here, I suppose, is that there'd need to be 
some way to track how much money is supposed to be handed off to which 

Mackenzie Morgan
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