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Re: French and Spanish manuals pulled from CreateSpace


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 8:45 PM, Shrinivasan T <tshrinivasan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I never expected this from them.
> Most of the publishers in Chennai, India also have the same fear of printing
> creative commons licensed ebooks.
> Though we explain, they think that people won't buy printed books when the
> same content is available for free online.
> We have to talk to them continuously to explain the business opportunity in
> this.

If CreateSpace were to look, they'd notice that I'm selling the
manuals at no profit to me. (That is, I set the price as low as they
will allow me and they're the only ones making money from the sales.)
One would think that would help alleviate their concerns a bit.

I expect a large number of their users are publishing Creative
Commons–licensed works through their service.  But if they're
adamantly opposed to making money selling our work, then I guess I'll
have to find another service that's more amenable. :-)

Hopefully they'll decide they were in error and make the manuals
available once more.