[Marketing-Public]directory.mozilla.org (dmoz.org)

marketing-public@mozilla.org marketing-public at mozilla.org
Tue, 27 Jan 2004 19:29:38 +0000


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Hi,

Better would be to have our own sidebar directory and not rely on a
Netscape resource which could dissapear at any time. This could be done
as a mozdev project similar to the Themes project.

I'd be willing to help, any other volunteers?

Thanks,
Dave.

Dave Murray
Glasgow, UK
irongut at vodafone dot net


> Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 11:06:06 -0500
> From: Ed Mullen <ed@edmullen.net>
> To: marketing-public@mozilla.org
> Subject: Re: [Marketing-Public]directory.mozilla.org (dmoz.org)
> 
> 
> Brian King wrote:
> 
> >On a related note, in Seamonkey in the Sidebar if you choose the
> >option  'Sidebar Directory...', it brings you to a listing at
> >dmoz.org, namely:  
> >
> >http://dmoz.org/Netscape/Sidebar/
> >
> >If you go into any category, choose a link, the install will fail.
> >Why?  Because the links are filtered through dirt.netscape.com which
> >is no  longer available.
> >
> >Bad usability for a core feature.
> >
> >Here's the bug:
> >
> >http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214819
> >
> >  
> Right.  The direct Netscape site link still works:
> http://channel.netscape.com/sidebar/sbd/index.tmpl
> 
> Perhaps that's where the pointer should take people.
> 

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