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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Forums... again


Hi Augistine, *,

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 5:38 AM, Augustine Souza <aesouza2008@gmail.com> wrote:
I have no issues with a forum that is commercial presumably to [b]cover
costs[/b]. As Andy says, the ads are easily blocked (in that I had no need
to take specific steps to block ads from that site).

But the point was about listing forums as "officially approved" or
somthing along those lines, and then I don't want the forum to list
ads.

It is OK if it has a paypal or whatever donate link to explicitly
cover the costs of running the server (but it must be clear that this
is different than to donate to TDF/LO itself), but no google-adwords
or even worse graphical ads.
Also perfectly fine to list the sponsor (the one who hosts the
forum/runs it/pays for it) the header or footer.

compare http://libreoffice-forum.de/ with http://libreofficeforum.org/

I don't have a problem with listing the first, but I don't want to
link the second one as approved forum because of the ads.
(Not to mention the lack of subcategories that has been mentioned before)

And it doesn't matter whether you or others don't see it because you
got adblock installed. The other visitors that follow links from the
lo website don't have that enabled, thus they do see the ads.

So bottom line is: If you want to have your forum listed on the LO
webpage, you must not have ads, neither textual nor graphcial
("sponsored by" is OK). That is my POV.

ciao
Christian

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