Re: When did Google add a Web directory?

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From: Jesse (jesse@fsck.com)
Date: Mon Oct 23 2000 - 09:46:37 PDT


http://directory.google.com/dirhelp.html explains that the google directory is a value-added
version of the open directory. Essentially, google's keeping track of what people click on
and feed those stats back into their version of the directory.

On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 06:35:58PM +0200, Robert Harley wrote:
> They've had it for a while 'cos I noticed some interesting stuff here
> about a month ago:
>
> http://directory.google.com/Top/Science/Math/Number_Theory/Elliptic_Curves_and_Modular_Forms/
>
>
> Looks similar to dmoz:
>
> http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Math/Number_Theory/Elliptic_Curves_and_Modular_Forms/
>
> so who's copying who?
>
>
> Any FoRKers interested in the exciting world of computing
> elliptic-curve group sizes? :)
> While searching for the links above, I found this ZDNet article about
> stuff I'm working on these days with some people from Polytechnique:
>
> http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/2000/34/ns-17609.html
>
>
> Be excellent to each other.
> Rob.
>
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