With iGoogle updating to different people at different times, it might seem there could be problems with viewers being able to be use the gadget correctly.
The iGoogle blog article with the solution for this explains that with just an extra content div you can solve this. While the article concentrates on gadgets you are updating from old to new, this information is quite useful for those who have existing open social gadgets in other containers.
You can use this to have a working iGoogle gadget within the directory.
Do the fix, put it in the directory, and you will have a bit of a head start