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From: Kurt Lieber <klieber@g.o>
Subject: Re: Advertisement bar
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 22:12:38 +0000
On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 07:56:08PM -0600 or thereabouts, Lance Albertson wrote:
> I was poking around the site and I just seemed to think that the
> advertisement bar takes up a lot of space. Even though it only uses the
> top portion of the site, the rest of the page doesn't render completely
> across the browser because of it. Not sure how feasible this is, but
> could we possibly have an option of making that pane 'hidable' via
> clicking the '> Advertisements' link so it can make the whole page
> viewable? Not sure if this is possible, but I know of one example in a
> wiki called dokuwiki where they have a Contents table that will hide if
> you click on it. Curious your ideas/thoughts.

We can't do this without significantly reducing the value that those spots
hold.  If we make it simple for everyone to hide those ads, advertisers
aren't going to be willing to pay as much (through donated services) to
have their ads placed there.  The ad bar needs to remain visible at all
times.  (and yes, I realize things like Firefox's AdBlock extension can do
the same thing)

--kurt
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