* Jacobs, Dee <Dee.Jacobs / DynCorp.com> [0614 19:14]:
> Somebody still has to put it in a package,
> and get it to the shipping point. Time=$$

Yeah, but that's not an exclusively American problem.
We have cardboard boxes all over the world :)
 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Campbell [mailto:michael_s_campbell / yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 12:44 PM
> To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
> Subject: Re: Ruby Developer's Guide - hurt book sale
> 
> 
> --- Lothar Scholz <mailinglists / scriptolutions.com> wrote:
> > I never understood why shipping from the USA is so extrem
> > expensive.
> 
> Probably part of our (Americans) "free market" collective psyche;
> they charge as much as people are willing to pay.

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