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From: "Adrian Furniss" <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] OK, this is getting really annoying (adserver)
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 00:06:12 +0100
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All who are interested in Banners,
Banners are included by a bunch of external JavaScript files. These are
fairly complex, in that they randomly cascade to include . I traced it all
through once and if I remember correctly, the banners DO actually have their
height and width attributes set. It's therefore my opinion that any delay
experienced in seeing the banners (and the whole page in some cases), is
caused by the serial downloading of several .js files - maybe 5-ish levels
from each of 3 roots per page; it's hard to tell just by examining the code,
as there's a lot of conditional branching. I'll devise a trace one day and
discover more.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rod Dav4is" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2003 11:24 PM
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Re: Freepages-Help-D Digest V03 #194

> Hi,
> Yes, the images change sizes. Accommodating that fact _can_ be done.
> It's a SMOP (small matter of programming). A CGI script or something. I
> cannot be convinced that it is impossible. Depending on the design, it
> may be more or less difficult.
> And, of course, someone at RW has to _want_ to make the change.
> They (and their adware clients) should ask themselves if it is in
> their best interrests to antagonize the very customers they expect to
> click on these ads to pay the bills.
> -R.
> Nelda Percival wrote:
> > From: Rod Dav4is <>
> >
> > Hi Rod,
> > I am not into all the info you are talking about..But I do know that
> > the ads on the top of the page are not all the same size. So may be
> > the the dimensions can't be pre set..?? I also know that the ads
> > change.. and the sizes are a little different each time..
> > Nelda
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