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gpmgroup - 1:48 am on Dec 11, 2006 (gmt 0)
Why would WebMasterWorld seek to encourage the obsessive directory spammers of this world. I really cannot see how this assists anyone with an interest in directories.
It isn't about encouraging spammers its about being transparent, at the moment the Spam issue is used time and time again to cloud any constructive suggestions.
ODP's goal is defined as
The ODP's goal is two-fold: to create the most comprehensive and definitive directory of the Web, and to create a high quality, content rich resource that the general public considers useful and indispensable. In short, editors should select quality sites and lots of them.
In certain areas of the directory this hasn't been happening for a long time and the spam issue is also all to often used as a cover to prevent discussion of these failings.