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Ron
Ron

@bradenslen Roll your own Directory, an excellent idea. Links were the brilliant new idea I discovered when I first started exploring the Internet, before I found WWW. Hypertext was new & wonderful. A directory curated by an expert in an area can be a verrry useful tool.

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@Ron I used to love those "Links" pages everyone had. They not only linked to similar websites but recommended things like browsers, email clients, Usenet clients, HTML editors, - stuff they used every day. They were real treasure troves of information in the form of hyperlinks. And coming from someone who had made an especially good website, their recommendation carried weight.

Ron
Ron

@bradenslen Absolutely right! And in those days it seemed like everyone was putting together their own contribution to this explosion of useful information. It was not a cult of personality and fame, like now. It was try out these cool tools I found. People helping people, not people trying to impress people.

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@Ron That's what I want to bring back. We can, you know, all the tools are right there. We've just gotten out of the habit.

Ron
Ron

@bradenslen I'm in complete agreement with that goal!!