[Novalug] Linux Pro Magazine
jhart at kevla.org
Mon Aug 23 20:38:37 EDT 2010
Doesn't sound like you'll be getting the new releases unless they start
processing your email address correctly...
> I understand the principles behind business and the need to contract
> subscription services, but the principle of it just irked me. It's not like
> I'll be cancelling my subscription over it.
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 17:28, Jared Smith <jaredsmith at jaredsmith.net>wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Peter Larsen
>> <plarsen at famlarsen.homelinux.com> wrote:
>> > LAST one? The whole dump says .NET - hillarious. But most likely because
>> > the company behind LinuxPro runs a ton of other magazines and really
>> > doesn't support open source at all. Gives you cause to wonder a bit
>> > about the magazine though.
>> Most large magazines don't handle their own subscriptions -- they pay
>> outside companies to manage their subscription lists for them. In
>> general, the attitude is "Let's concentrate on what we do best
>> (building magazines), and let someone else do what they do best
>> (manage subscriber lists, handle complaints, etc.)"
>> -Jared Smith
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