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Re: Not wanting to throw a wrench in things

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Not wanting to throw a wrench in things
Date: 2004-12-22 18:27:25
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On Wed, 22 Dec 2004, Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:

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>> My understanding is that the current deal with the mirror site operators
>> is specifically "you host a mirror, you get a free banner ad".  While
>> not all may be taking advantage of that, those who are might be pretty
>> annoyed to find the web team unilaterally renegotiating the deal :-(.
>> I'd suggest treading carefully in this area, and if possible leaving it
>> till after the new site design is up and running.
> Can we move away from this policy if we have not already, so we can possibly
> reach a site with no banners someday? (like most other open source sites)
> I will reiterate my offer to chip in money to have the banners removed for
> the first month after 8.0 is released. Is this possible with the current
> arrangement, and if so, how much would need to be raised? If not, can we
> at least lock any future promises into month-by-month agreements?

I've already suggested that the banners should be removed from the new 
site design, as they just don't *fit* ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (
Email: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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