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If they are in fact looking at concentrating on their portal and SE then we may see their importance rise in regards to this.
I can't think of one. Perhaps to check your position in their search in case other people use it?
They mentioned they were going to expand their search to include full text data from DMOZ, and not just a title and description search. But even with that added bonus, I don't see how John Q. Surfer will be convinced, when he hasn't figured out how to change his MSN or Excite homepage, or that AOL doesn't have to be his default browser, that he'll switch to Netscape just for some more "portal" features.
How many portals do you need? How many free email accounts? I'm convinced some companies just won't give up on a vision, once they've got it, no matter how many times the business model is proven flawed.
Or do other people have good reasons to check out Netscape? Can't remember the last time I thought, Wow! I need to check them out.
As for the original question, in the log files I watch, they have yet to come up as a referrer. AOL will, and so will DMOZ, but not Netscape. I think that is saying something, but then, I might be the odd one out.
But, I'm certainly not complaining since the DMOZ listing was free to begin with every hit is just frosting on the cake for me.
Part of the reason that your DMOZ listing is free is the fact that Netscape foots the bill for it. However according to the social contract [dmoz.org] it will remain 100% free.
So whatever happens with Netscape, the ODP will still be around one way or another.