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What directory scripts are available for use in building my own web

I would like something:

 Customizable (i.e. source code in PERL, PHP, C, etc..)
 Free (Well, duh..)

What script can people recommend?

Here is the list of directory scripts of which I am currently aware:

cpLinks /

cpDynaLinks /

Biz Directory Free PHP Directory Script

FocalMedia /

Gossamer Threads /

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You doing a niche directory, or a general web directory?  It's not too hard
to write a directory script, which of course meets all your criteria in
spades. It is the db heirarchy that will drive you daft if it is too broad
in scope.


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I wrote my own but here is one I've been looking at to do a dmoz based

Catalog is a perl program that allows to create, maintain and display
Yahoo! like directories. The user interface is 100% HTML. It requires a
MySQL database to run.


re: Directory scripts


I'm doing a specialized directory.  

I'm not quite brave enough yet to tackle a general directory project.


Thanks for the pointer!  I will check it out.  :)

re: Directory scripts

I finally settled on a script to build my web directory.

I chose one called Linker.

The home page for Linker is /

I am quite happy with this script.  :)

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