"There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around "A post has been made in the Official ODP Blog, after a worrying 4 month silence broken only by the clamour of spammers using the unmoderated comments to promote their worthless sites. This was a very poor indication of the interest shown by AOL in the volunteer-edited directory which Google used to recommend to webmasters.
However, to misquote a slightly less famous person:
"They like us. They really like us!"Not only did they acknowledge the work done by so many volunteers in building up the impressively extensive non-English part of the directory, but they alluded once again to exciting changes which are still "just around the corner"
..... as indeed they were in March,
........... and confirmed by the Editor-in-Chief at the birthday celebrations in June.
Yes I'm afraid I have to admit that when it comes to guesstimating the completion date of long-promised improvements, AOL sounds like it's relying on council workers. ;-)