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From: "Alex Howells" <astinus@g.o>
Subject: Re: Proposition - Gentoo 2007.1
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 00:06:48 +0000
On 30/11/2007, Olivier Fisette <ribosome@g.o> wrote:
> On Friday, 30 November 2007 at 11:55:28 am, Camille Huot wrote:
> > Did he tell you how much we would be paid to write this edition?
>
> It honestly did not even cross my mind to ask, as I assumed that would be
> volunteer work for promoting Gentoo. Now you mention it, however, it seems a
> bit odd to make money selling a magazine whose articles were written by
> volunteers... I am not familiar at all with how such things work. Anyone else
> want to comment on that? I am certain someone from the PR team has seen a
> similar situation before.

I did a 3 page review for Linux Format a couple of years back and was
paid £250 for it.  Not sure how many words were involved but plenty of
screenshots and links to documentation were there to fill it up :)

Probably took a good 8-10 hours work though, getting things "just
right" for a magazine to publish is time consuming.
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