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[gopher] Re: Problem with SiMpLeMaChInEs

It doesn't appear that the authors of this RFC had it in mind that
gophers would *always* appear on port 70:

    There is nothing to prevent secondary servers or services from running
    on otherwise named servers or ports other than 70, however these
    should be reachable via a primary server.

Also, the word "should" doesn't mandate compliance. It's a


On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 09:08:42AM -0700, JumpJet Mailbox wrote:
> This is the last I will say about Port 70.  It comes from the second paragraph of the Introduction, in the Gopher Protocol RFC1436:
>      Gopher servers should listen on port 70 (port 70 is assigned to Internet Gopher by IANA).  

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