Neil Conway wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-01-05 at 17:15, Dave Page wrote:
> > There were always ads there
> Yes -- but AFAIK there were in the process of being phased out
> (furthermore, the old site only had ads on the initial mirror page,
> whereas they are much more widespread on the new site).
> > they help pay for the boxes.
> Obviously, but it's VERY unprofessional for us to show ads to users on
> our website. It goes without saying, but pretty much every other
> non-trivial OSS project doesn't have ads on their main website.
> Displaying ads makes us look more like a Geocities site than a
> legitimate competitor to Oracle/DB2/etc.
Ouch, Geocities. That hurts.
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