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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon banner blocked by AdBlock Plus
Date Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:10:04 GMT
On 9 September 2014 20:05, Mike Drob <mdrob@mdrob.com> wrote:
> Could rename the directory, but this probably breaks some existing pages.

Could keep the original location as a redirect.

> Or could request a white list entry from the AdBlock maintainers[1].

How many other Ad blockers are likely to use the same path matching?
Might end up playing whack-a-mole.

I always wondered why the directory was called ads/.
It's only used for ApacheCon.

> Mike
>
>
> [1]: https://adblockplus.org/en/acceptable-ads#application
>
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Melissa Warnkin <
> missywarnkin@yahoo.com.invalid> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the info, Andrea.
>>
>> Is there anything we need to do to unblock it?
>>
>>
>> ~M
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>>  From: Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org>
>> To: ComDev <dev@community.apache.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:05 PM
>> Subject: ApacheCon banner blocked by AdBlock Plus
>>
>>
>> Just for your information, the ApacheCon banner and the other banners
>> hosted at http://www.apache.org/ads/ are blocked by the filter
>> ".org/ads" in Adblock Plus. Yes, it's configurable, but most of the time
>> people won't notice that a banner is missing... See
>> http://markmail.org/message/z4ngzjtukidvy2ti
>> for more.
>>
>> Regards,
>>    Andrea.
>>

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