[Project_owners] pop ups on mozdev.org pages

Axel Hecht axel at pike.org
Wed Jul 16 00:20:35 PDT 2008


What I found really annoying is that they showed a popup on clicking on 
the link to amo. This time it hit me when clicking on the members tab. 
That one defeats at least the built in blocker. Ugh :-/

Axel

Mycroft Project wrote:
> I'm guessing they come from the webstats4U page counter - seem to 
> remember something similar at Mycroft some time back.
> But they're being blocked for me (or at least I'm not seeing anything)
> 
> Charles
> 
> 2008/7/16 Philip Chee <philip.chee at gmail.com 
> <mailto:philip.chee at gmail.com>>:
> 
>     On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 15:29:40 -0700 (PDT), David Boswell wrote:
> 
>      >> I just ran across http://padma.mozdev.org/, which has pop up adds
>      >> in various forms.
> 
>     So does http://newsfox.mozdev.org/ but since I know how to use a pop-up
>     blocker (what your browser doesn't have one?) it doesn't bother me.
> 
>      > To date we've allowed ads on project sites as long as they don't
>      > conflict with our Terms of Use (for example, by advertising something
>      > considered to be obscene).  I'm certainly not opposed to ads, but we
>      > can post some guidelines for project owners to follow if that would
>      > be helpful (I believe this has come up before and I know the mozdev
>      > board has talked about this at one time).
> 
>     While I don't like the popups, I can't object to destitute open source
>     project owners trying to supplement their income.
> 
>     Phil
> 
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