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[gopher] Re: Using WikkaWiki as a gopher client/proxy

Hi Brian,

this is very nice. Thank you for sharing it with the community.

Yours sincerely,
Dennis Schulmeister

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On Sun, 2007-12-23 at 06:18 -0600, brian@pongonova.net wrote:
> I'm one of the devs on the WikkaWiki project, so naturally I use it
> whenever I can for various projects.  I had the need to serve up some
> files from an internal server, but I didn't want to make it accessible
> to the outside world, nor did I want the overhead of Apache just to
> serve up files.  Being a glutton for (perl) punishment, I installed
> Bucktooth on the internal server, hacked together some pluggable Wikka
> code, and now Wikka is on its way to becoming a bonafide gopher
> client/proxy!  
> If anyone's interested, you can find my latest efforts (including
> screenshots) here:
> http://wikkawiki.org/WikkaGopher
> It's pretty unrefined at this point; I threw it together more as a
> proof of concept than anything.  But, it works for what I needed it
> to do (serving up a CD image of PDF files), and I might just spend
> some more time on it over the holidays.  Because we all know the world
> needs *more* gopher access!
> If anyone wants to give it a shot, I'm willing to help as time
> permits.  The Wikka install is fairly painless, and it's a very
> lightweight wiki that won't bog you down.  No modifications to the
> base code are needed for this to work.
>   --Brian

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