Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 810. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com Date: 2020-04-29 23:36:54+00:00 From: Francois Lachance
Subject: Testing Port 70 Willard et al. On the theme of URL and URIs -- and fetching protocols -- Having followed avidly a Twitter stream today, I have been put in mind this Day of Digital Humanities of older modes of curating information across institutions. I thought I might put to the Humanist list a question about gopher which I understand is still in passionate use among a select group [quote] Depuis les années 2000, le protocole Gopher est encore pratiqué par quelques passionnés.  [/quote] Would anyone have any gopher links to share? Of course, I conducted a bit of research and located one example (http://gopher.quux.org:70) mainly devoted to humour but I wonder if there are others. I am pleased to see that Lynx is the a browser that still supports gopher in text mode. (I used to use Lynx to access for imageless and quick loading on a dial-up connection) I am informed that Gopher was In the line of WAIS and Archie. And am pleased to know that our Polish colleagues maintain for historical reasons an Archie server (which archive/crawl method has a lovely Canadian connection). [quote] Un serveur Archie est toujours maintenu, à des fins historiques, par le Centre Interdisciplinaire de Modélisation Mathématique et Informatique de Varsovie.  [/quote]  https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gopher <
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