Language: English. German also possible (may answer questions in Italian and French).
About the author(s): Kilian Kissling (38 yrs. old), since 1997 sales director of Directmedia Publishing GmbH - the publisher of the german DVD-ROM "Wikipedia - Ausgabe Frühjahr 2005". As a bookseller, he started to sell software and multimedia-products in 1992.
It started as a marketing-idea of a give-away and became a bestselling DVD-ROM in Germany. What makes the offline-Wikipedia attractive? How did the distribution work? How will it continue? The whole story, figures and facts. Questions and discussion welcome!