Re: State of Gopher and TLS?
On Tue, Oct 25, 2022 at 09:49:28AM +0200, Mateusz Viste wrote:
> On 25/10/2022 04:30, James Mills wrote:
> > What is the state of Gopher and TLS these days?
> Same as it has been since 1993 - if there is any TLS involved, it simply is
> not gopher anymore.
> "Modern" kids have been building some alternative gopher-like protocols with
> TLS and what not since some time now. It's a fine situation I think: let
> them have fun, without breaking the one true thing.
Here you can find some information about TLS over gopher.
It doesn't violate the gopher specification:
Some programs that support the gopher protocol like curl, ffmpeg, mplayer
support TLS over gopher also (using gophers://), thanks to the nice work of
parazyd of getting it upstream.
A nice text-based client that supports gophers:// is sacc:
I hope this helps,