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Re: Gopher over TLS

I believe it was related to "the URL standard" dropping gopher: https://github.com/whatwg/url/pull/453

On May 13, 2020 2:22:35 AM UTC, Cameron Kaiser <spectre@floodgap.com> wrote:
- Trying to get web browser support for `gopher:` scheme links. Need to
it to the WHATWG HTML specification. Some interest was expressed by
Mozillians; does anyone have Chromium contacts?

Strictly speaking, this is actually already in Firefox because I begged and
pleaded, and they grandfathered it in. Without it OverbiteWX and OverbiteNX
wouldn't even work.

Yes, the aim is very similar to OverbiteWX. Without installing any browser
extension. Also cross-browser compatible.

If gopher is whitelisted as a registerProtocolHandler protocol, users of
web/http proxies will not need to install a browser extension. (Could still
use the NX/Onyx concept to use a local proxy.)

This used to work. I don't know what regressed it.

Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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