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Re: Putting gopher back into Firefox

> I was looking at the code for Firefox the other day, and I came across
> the commit that removed gopher from Firefox.  At first glance, it
> wouldn't be that hard to roll back that commit and put native gopher
> support back into Firefox.

It wouldn't be as simple as reversing the commit. You'd need to implement
a multiprocess-compatible version of the old client code, which is not
trivial but definitely doable. However, Mozilla vetoed this back in the day
when I tried doing it for Firefox 4.

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