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[gopher] Re: Establishment of .gopher TLD

Speaking of the new domain, I was thinking about setting up some servers
I found some old IBM Xstation 140's ... i think they run off AIX, could you run
a gopher server off that?


On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 9:48 PM, Brian Koontz <brian@pongonova.net> wrote:
> All--
> The .gopher TLD is up and running in OpenNIC-space.  Registration is
> free and can be accessed at http://www.gopher.  A list of OpenNIC
> nameservers can be found at http://www.opennicproject.info/migrate.
> Right now, the domain name registry software is rather limited in
> scope (only A and CNAME records can be added at the moment), so if you
> need anything more sophisticated you'll need to contact me via e-mail
> and I can do it manually.  Or, you can just set up your own glue
> records for your domain.
>  --Brian
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 03:49:52PM -0500, brian@pongonova.net wrote:
>> I'm active in another project which, like gopher, is working towards
>> wider acceptance in the Internet community after a period of decline.
>> OpenNIC is an alternative, open, democratic DNS that mirrors the ICANN
>> namespace as well as provides namespaces for alternative TLDs. We've
>> been around since 2000, have had our ups and downs, and are currently
>> on the upward swing again.
>> I've proposed a new TLD, .gopher, to highlight sites offering content
>> via the gopher protocol. I'd like to invite those who are interested
>> to subscribe to the OpenNIC mailing list (this automatically grants
>> you membership to OpenNIC) and show your support. Both OpenNIC and
>> gopher can benefit from this mutual relationship.
>> You can subscribe to the general OpenNIC discussion list by sending
>> an e-mail to discuss-subscribe@lists.opennicproject.org.
>> Alternatively, the mailing list is archived on gmane.
>> The charter itself is available for preview on the OpenNIC wiki:
>> http://wiki.opennic.glue/GopherCharter. There is no legacy access to
>> the wiki, but feel free to use my public OpenNIC nameserver to access,
>> Thanks for your support!
>>   --Brian

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