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Re: New Portal in Place, DNS switched ...

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: New Portal in Place, DNS switched ...
Date: 2003-01-06 02:53:12
Message-ID: 200301060253.h062rCP23860@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Jan 2003, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > 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.
> 
> And if you go visit a Geocities site, its not even a close analogy ...

I know ...  It was just funny.  I forgot the smiley.  :-)

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