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We need to build registration into the install and update process. This requires
- a Voluntary registration page as part of the install
- a php or cgi script that can be called by Getbirch to add the person's contact info to a flatfile database. Keep this very short - name, email address, whether or not they want to be on our mailing list. People won't fill it in if it's long.