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It does not even tell you that is is waiting in the gicantic pile of unreviewed sites.
Access_log files are virtually indispensible for finding hot-linked images
and lots of other nasty stuff that goes on.
There are pleasant surprises too, seeing who actually links to you being one of them. -Larry
Lets say I have a page about a special map, some text, and the map image itself: specialmap.gif
Somebody else likes the map and puts it on HIS site, using a URL to MY site.
The perpetrator shows my work, and I pay for the bandwidth.
Very nifty, until I discover this in my ACCESS_LOG files, it doesn't take long ..
If I can, I email the scum-master and ask for a nice link back.
If that doesn't work, or I can't get through, then its time for musical images.
I change the filename of my real image, and point the corresponding page to the renamed image.
I find a nice SUBSTITUTE image, usually smaller, and give it the original image name.
All this gets sent up to my host ISP.
Its the only fair and legal way I know to change the appearance of somebody else's page.
Fast and automatic. Sometimes I put up 'commercials' back to my website.
People have been known to substitute some really raunchy pix.
I don't do that, but I have to laugh when others do. -Larry
"DMOZ editor, where are you?"
He is in my sticky mail, harrassing me behind closed doors because I pointed out the DMOZ failures in one specific category in this thread, since deleted by a WW editor, because it was viewed as OFF TOPIC.
(Sidebar to DMOZ editors: 'Herb' scales are sold in gourmet kitchen categories, not along side rolling papers and water pipes, when they are used for legal purposes, contrary to my competitor's view, and apparently the view of one DMOZ editor.)
At least one editor is. Another has been politely discussing DMOZ with me.
The one harrassing me, needs to stop now. You have been publicly notified. If you have something to say to me in a negative and hostile manner, say it to the entire WW user base. Otherwise, from this point on, I will consider it DMOZ generated harrassment, not productive discussion.
"All communications related to the ODP -- with other editors, submitters, or ODP staff -- should be civil and polite. Abusive or harassing behavior will not be tolerated."