[ubuntu-uk] Book costs (was Re: e-books without Adobe Digital Editions)
Tyler J. Wagner
tyler at tolaris.com
Thu Nov 11 22:23:05 GMT 2010
On Thu, 2010-11-11 at 21:12 +0000, Bruno Girin wrote:
> For a publisher, the traditional business model is based on acquiring
> the rights to reproduce a text, producing physical items out of this
> text, shifting those books to distributors and selling the physical
> Most of the cost is in the distribution ...
Incorrect. Most of the cost is in the non-physical stuff: editing,
typesetting, marketing, and other forms of production.
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