Re: Gopher over TLS
On Sat, 14 Mar 2020 22:15:31 +0100 Emil Engler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I think we should use a new port for the following reason:
> Some (mostly custom) servers which display just one static page mostly
> ignore the client hello completely or what is if the TLS handsahke in
> the client hello should give a page and not do a TLS handshake? Unlikely
> but not impossible. If we start over from a new port there won't be any
> problems with old servers. I think this protocol should be introduced as
> a new one which lays on top of the gopher protocol rather than changing
> the gopher protocol directly.
oh this old discussion again.
We have a new situation. In Germany there is now a law, which forces
service providers to give out usernames and passwords, if officials
To protect gopher users in anything new, we need anonymity, no metadata
and encryption. This is where there is the gopher onion initiative:
Please join it.
All other TLS options have been discussed. The detection of the TLS
handshake has been implemented in many ways. Any new port will not go
very far, due to missing adoption.
Please everyone setup onion gopherholes.
Long-standing gopher TLS discussion veteran