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Re: [gopher] Questions about the UMN gopher client

> I am using the UMN gopher client that comes with Debian, Raspbian and
> Lubuntu distros and tried to contact the email address it shows on its help
> page (gopher@complete.org) but it is bouncing my messages. I just have a
> question about the "Connect to a new Gopher Server" window's Selector fiel
> d, since it won't connect me to any gopher server unless I leave blank that
> window. For example, if I try to connect directly to the following link:
> gopher://gopher.floodgap.com:70/0/gopher/relevance.txt
> The "Connect to a new Gopher Server" window will take me to that server if
> I leave Selector blank, but if I want to go directly to the mentioned
> document it will not connect me but will tell me that the resource can not
> be found. I tried by filling out Selector with /0/gopher/relevance.txt  or
>  0/gopher/relevance.txt  or  /gopher/relevance.txt and other combinations
> without success.
> I find this old client very interesting and practical for the command line,
> but since very few people talk about it in this list I was even wondering
> if the UMN gopher  client is still maintained today.

John's on list, but Lynx also does very well for command line gopherdwelling.

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