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Re: Confusing ad confounds Subversion downloads

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 07:45:15 -0500

On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 3:01 AM, Roedy Green <roedyg_at_mindprod.com> wrote:

> on the home page right next to the release announcement is an
> advertisement which contains mostly a large blue download button. I
> clicked it mistaking it for the download of Subversion. It took me on a
> merry chase trying to install PDF creator and something else, but not
> Subversion. I suggest you ban that advertiser or move the ad, or place
> your own labeled competing download button. At first I was extremely angry
> at you for deliberately jerking me around, then I realised how this
> happened.
This has been covered ad nauseum on this mailing list. It will not change.
The TortosieSVN project team cannot control the content of the ads. Those
ads defray the costs of hosting the website & other operational needs of
the project. If you believe the ads are misleading or dangerous, there is a
blue triangle on the upper right corner of the ad ("AdChoices" appears next
to it when you hover over it) where you can address the publisher of the


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