I would also be interested if we can get it in USD. If nothing else, I
guess that I could pay in EUR but my guess is that would be about
twice as expensive as it needs to be if we could produce locally in
On 2/3/08, Sandro red Mathys <red(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
I reckon it's cheaper to produce them locally (e.g. in the USA for
Pascal & the other US ambassadors - probably even more locally, i.e.
east coats or north eastern USA).
After all, it's just a simple blue (i.e. Pantone (R) 2935) polo-shirt with
the symbol, the logo amd Ambassador lettering stitched on - nothing that
only that producer in Germany can do.
And right now, the Euro is very expensive ;)
Gerold Kassube wrote:
> Hi Pascal,
> Joerg created that Shirt approx. one year ago and we (who attend FOSDEM,
> Linuxtag and a bunch of other smaller event) decided that this
> Polo-Shirt *could* be a uniform-al Polo-Shirt for every Ambassador in
> the whole world.
> BUT, be careful, because it costs approx EUR 25 to produce ONE Shirt and
> if you're using a currency calculator there you can see, that it is for
> some areas in this world a lot of money (also in Europe) and ...
> the second point with the producing is, a private person (in that case
> Joerg or last time myself) have to pay in front for the order when we
> get the Shirts.
> The Shirt is produzed here in Germany at a special vendor who only sells
> and produces in Germany.
> So we have no problem to produce a bunch of this shirts, never mind; but
> we have to clear out, that we only order if we have the money to pay
> for; nor earlier.
> We like to offer the following:
> We create a time on which you have latest place your order (let`s say
> end of march this year) then we ask for a quote at the vendor; clear out
> the shipping costs from Germany to every place you guys want to have it
> and then we tell you the date until the money has to arrive ...
> If the money did not arrive at this time, we can't order for you because
> we can't pay with our private money and btw. this are AMBASSADOR Shirts;
> not for public :-)
> Hope this will help you
> Am Sonntag, den 03.02.2008, 15:27 -0500 schrieb Pascal Vincent Calarco:
>> Hi Joerg --
>> Very nice indeed! What a great venture, Jeorg! I wonder if we could
>> consider ordering these between events, for those of us who attend
>> smaller events.
>> Joerg, do we have multiple verified suppliers for these in different
>> countries? I am especially interested in North America. I would like to
>> order a couple for attending regional linux events where I am, but I
>> can't forsee attending any of the larger European events, or even FUDCon
>> Boston adjacent to the Red Hat Summit this summer.
>> North and South American ambassadors, if you would be interested in
>> ordering, perhaps we could discuss this at the next IRC meeting
). I am
>> willing to help coordinate this, if we need someone to take the lead.
>> Thanks and very best,
>> - pascal
>> JoergSimon wrote:
>>> for Fosdem Attendees a new (mini?)charge of Ambassador Poloshirts is
>>> If you are a Ambassador and come to the Fosdem08 Brussels you can order.
>>> one Ambassador of your Country attend here, then you should also order
>>> instruct him to bring and ship it if he/she is back.
>>> We have to pay around 30€ per shirt to the manufacturer - you reimburse
>>> Fosdem in exchange for your PoloShirt(s)
>>> Add you to the List http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/PoloShirt
>>> Sorry for the short timeframe.
>>> The next opportunity to order Poloshirts is for Linuxtag08 Berlin - I
>>> inform you in time :-)
>>> Cheers Joerg
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