"At DMOZ's inception, there was little thought given to the idea of how DMOZ should be managed and there were no official forums, guidelines or FAQs. In essence, DMOZ began as a free for all."

It seems like an interesting case study in managing a commons.

Later: "DMOZ staff began to give trusted senior editors additional editing privileges, including the ability to approve new editor applications, which eventually led to a stratified hierarchy of duties and privileges (...), with DMOZ's paid staff having the final say (...)"

@flancian Yeah I'm actually a big fan of structure and order. I think anarchists are stereotyped as chaotic. the ironic thing is actual anarchism needs lots of responsibility to work
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