It might be as well to understand why ODP folded and whether there is
likely to be volunteer effort available for its continuation before
spending time effort and money on reconstituting it as a WMF project.

"Rogol"

On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 2:56 PM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote:

> IMO this is something we should absorb into the WMF family of sites. Should
> not be too hard to format as a wiki. Not sure how big their community is.
> Anyone have any idea?
>
> James
>
> On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 8:54 AM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Gah really :-( DMOZ was super useful for dealing with linkspam on
> > Wikipedia. Would often just link to them for the external links and allow
> > them to take care of the issues.
> >
> > James
> >
> > On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 3:33 AM, carl hansen <carlhansen1...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 12:43 AM, Gerard Meijssen <
> >> gerard.meijs...@gmail.com
> >> > wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hoi,
> >> > It is not going to be absorbed in Wikidata. We did not even do that
> for
> >> > Freebase to my regret.
> >> > Thanks,
> >> >       GerardM
> >> >
> >> > On 12 March 2017 at 09:03, carl hansen <carlhansen1...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > I see dmoz.org is going offline in few days after a couple decades.
> >> It
> >> > is
> >> > > a
> >> > > community-written project. Will it be absorbed into wikidata? Sort
> of
> >> a
> >> > > snapshot-in-time of the web. Get it while you can, at
> >> > > http://rdf.dmoz.org/
> >> > > _______________________________________________
> >> > ​
> >> >
> >> ​I see you predict the future. Anyway, I assume the people on this list
> >> are often the kind of people who would want to squirel away their own
> >> private copy, while they can. I know I have.​
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