Project info for Open Directory Project

Share This Created 11 Apr 2000 at 19:00 UTC by gsutter, last modified 15 Jan 2003 at 11:09 UTC by yeupou.



The Open Directory Project's goal is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the web, by relying on a vast army of volunteer editors.

Note that despite the "Open" in the project name, there's no consensus in favor of this project. For instance, the Free Sofware Foundation consider the Open Directory License as non-free: "This is not a free documentation license. The primary problems are that your right to redistribute any given version is not permanent and that it requires the user to keep checking back at that site, which is too restrictive of the user's freedom." (

License: Open Directory License

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