Dmoz: Three Million Sites, 52,000 Editors

I was a volunteer editor on Dmoz for six months and can address some of the concerns about how it's compiled. Dmoz doesn't let editors keep categories forever; editors are removed often for giving their own sites a "cool" rating, showing personal favoritism, or general sloth. Also, all categories have multiple editors -- the person listed as the editor on the page and anyone who edits a category above it in the hierarchy. If a category has no listed editor, such as the RSS News Readers category ... (read more)