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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