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Re: Proposal: gopher.debian.org

On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 02:29:35PM -0500, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> Reading some of the recent emails about the web site, I had an idea.  A
> little while ago I was pleasently surprised to find we have gopherd in the
> distribution in main no less.  (It used to be non-free.)  This brought
> back a lot o memories for me of a time when the internet wasn't full of
> nauseating color schemes, irritating animations, and banner ads.
> If scientists can clone extinct species we can bing gopher back from the
> dead.  The advantages are many:
> 1. no "design", no "ecommerce" just pure information.
> 2. the gopher protocol is supported by major web browsers on all platforms

Sadly, Mozilla doesn't support gopher.


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