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From: Curtis Napier <curtis119@g.o>
Subject: Re: Advertisement bar
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 18:03:29 -0500
Kurt Lieber wrote:
> 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

Removed from my list. Thanks for the clarification klieber.
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