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 From:  Jean Everson Martina <everson at inf dot ufsc dot br>
 To:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 Cc:  Ping Kwong <kwongp at midtown dot net>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] icsa certified
 Date:  Thu, 24 Mar 2005 07:27:53 -0300
Dave Warren wrote:
> Ping Kwong wrote:
>>>> Why not throw some of that cash to Manuel rather than have a sticker 
>>>> that
>>>> really doesn't mean much to most people?
>>> Cause the only way to get this ammount of money is having m0n0 
>>> certified.
>> You're willing to drop $25K for some type of certification but not a cent
>> for the actual developer?
> It may not be that simple: It could be that they have a prospective 
> customer who is interested, but requires the certification for business 
> or legal reasons (A gov't agency, for instance)
> If they're only able to make $25K from the deal, but it costs $25K to 
> get m0n0wall certified in the process, that's better then making $0 by 
> having the client go elsewhere and m0n0wall not being certified.
> It's just a guess, but it's a definite real life "big business" 
> possibility.

Fully right. I don't have this amount of money on my wallet, and the 
only way to earn it is selling the services to my costumer, but the 
service is tied to a certified product.

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