[OSM-talk] ads removed

paul youlten paul.youlten at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 00:39:42 BST 2007


Would it be possible to replace the "Hide adverts" button with a "Show
adverts" button?

Paul Y

On 7/6/07, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
>
> Steve Coast wrote:
>
> > I'm not doing this because it's really the right thing to do from a
> > scientific perspective, that is, do they have a good cost/benefit
> > ratio? As they haven't had the time to see. Instead, it's basically
> > because of the opinions expressed here.
>
> Having lived through yahoo taking over egroups and the exponential rise in
> advertising until yahoo listened to the complaints, I think people get
> very
> concerned when 'free' projects start opening doors. Raising money to
> support
> the project is not necessarily a bad idea - I just think that it was done
> the
> wrong way and that a little more open discussion would have been
> appreciated.
> It is probably impossible for a takeover of the project like the egroups
> one,
> but creating a system where a take over would be attractive ..........
>
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