On Jan 15, 2004, at 6:00 AM, Dave Page wrote:
>> From: Alexey Borzov [mailto:borz_off(at)cs(dot)msu(dot)su]
>> Dave Page wrote:
>>>> Can we get rid of animated advertisement banners sometime?
>>>> They make the site look ridiculous.
>>> What, the 'publicise your project here' and 'support
>> postgresql' ones?
>>> Sure if someone comes up with some new ones.
>> Why not just use text links instead of banners?
> Because we offer the banner ads for a number of reasons. The ones on
> left are given free to mirror providers by way of thanks, and sold to
> anyone else with an appropriate company or product to raise funds. The
> ads on the right are given freely to any open source project related to
> PostgreSQL in some way.
>> Current ones
>> are *too* similar in color to the site itself, BTW.
> That was intentional, though I'm not adverse to different coloured ones
> if they look good.
What are people's feelings considering the size/shape of the ads? Is
this negotiable (if not now, if/when there's a redesign in the future)?
I find the large size detracts from the PostgreSQL masthead itself (but
that's just my opinion).
This is probably more appropriate when a redesign is discussed, but I'm
just floating this now because it came up.
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