kartiksh - 7:15 am on Jul 13, 2005 (gmt 0) Completely agree with above, but this should not be considered as allegation.
DMOZ editorship does NOT provide any benefit to how Google views a website. DMOZ is a high-integrity organization. There are no shennanigans.
What CIML wrote is also true.
Early DMOZ editors might have been able to get into good categories, but people who had good sites easily got into the ODP in the early days anyway.
Completely agree with above, but this should not be considered as allegation.