Message from discussion Suggestion: WWW equivalent to Gopher Jewels
From: du...@netcom.com (Kaitlin Sherwood)
Subject: Re: Suggestion: WWW equivalent to Gopher Jewels
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Date: Mon, 26 Sep 1994 17:29:52 GMT
Mike Ruxton (CHS) (rux...@agcrr.bio.ns.ca) wrote:
: I suggest that we want a service equivalent to Gopher Jewels for WWW.
: I don't know whether anyone is currently attempting to provide this.
: There are certainly limited attempts by some groups. But what makes
: Gopher Jewels especially useful are two things: 1) categorization and
: 2) estimate of information/interest/quality of various sites.
: Does this resource already exist? Is there some group working towards
: this service? Can I encourage someone to take up this task? I would
: be interested in providing some help if I could.
David Filo and Jerry Yang should be given a Medal of Honor, then
locked in a room and never allowed to get lives: they are already
doing an excellent job of categorizing the Web with _Yahoo's Hostlist_.
It can be found at: