Subject: Re: How to help NetBSD help you.
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/16/2005 09:31:27
In message <20050616101145.GC17378@marie.pcnet>, Ignatios Souvatzis writes:
>On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 12:57:39PM +0300, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:
>> After some success I've cleaned up the banner and replaced it with a
>> new one. URI still the same. Old banner available at:
>> Does anybody have more ideas?
>If you want my opinion:
>Animations work very well to draw attentions. It's very hard to
>ignore them.
>THIS IS WHY I HATE THEM SO MUCH - I can't read the main part of
>the page, because something is "moving" at the edge of my field
>of view and draws my attention. 

I very strongly agree.  (My current least-favorite banner ad is one for 
a U.S. cellular phone company, which features a moving black bar on a 
yellow background.  My hand *jumps* for the ESC key to stop it.)

		--Steven M. Bellovin,