Date: Sat, 17.07.21 23:09
17 Jul 2021 05:19, Maurice Kinal wrote to Benny Pedersen:
MK> Me neither. As far as I can tell I only have lynx that works at the
MK> moment although I probably could write a bash script that uses netcat
MK> to create a client fidonet-ish app. There is a Net::Gopher module for
MK> perl and I've heard rumours of a python gopher module.
maybe pygopherd cloud be extended to client
BP>> i would like to do the replacement for ftp:// to gopher:// with
BP>> it, so i can close that problem with ftp protocol
MK> Offhand I think ftp is the better option.
if both is READ only
but ftp clients try logins and if its possible to ftp upload crap
then gopher wins
BP>> i dont know much on how to build gopher pages yet
MK> Other than a client script for kermit, I havem't used gopher in
MK> roughly 30 years now.
you tell me after 30 years ?
BP>> feel free to send me example pages in netmail to test with
MK> This is your idea not mine but if I get more curious about it I might
MK> try something out that may or may not be of any interest to your goal
MK> for it.
my touch is to change filebase to be in gopher root dir as it was on ftp here,
so gopher://fido.junc.eu/pub/ will be with same content as
MK> I can't see this idea catching on though beyond a server and
MK> a few clients on smartphones.
this is my goal
MK> Gopher might be a better option than
MK> sms messaging and the such. Is that what you're thinking?
mo i have jabber server for this
email@example.com if you like to connect
... too late to die young
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