Re: Gopher server dedicated to WWW presentation (Lou Montulli)
From: (Lou Montulli)
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Subject: Re: Gopher server dedicated to WWW presentation
To: (Arthur Secret)
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 93 15:04:20 CDT
In-reply-to: <>; from "Arthur Secret" at Oct 15, 93 5:39 pm
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> :> In "marketing" WWW, it's important that information be accessible to
> :> *folks who are not yet on the Web*. I've suggested to TimBL
> :> that CERN run a tiny Gopher for this purpose, with perhaps a single
> :> descriptive document, a Telnet Lynx session, and a GIF screen image from
> :> Mosaic. This newsgroup layout would be similarly accessible to the
> :> masses who haven't yet seen the Web, while splitting off the voluminous
> :> developer dialogue.
> :> 
> :> /Rich Wiggins, Gopher Coordinator, Michigan State U
> :> 
> There is now a gopher server at dedicated to WWW presentation !
> (HREF="gopher://")
> It is new and surely has plenty of omissions. Please mail them to
>, as well as places where to pick up screen dumps
> of new products.

How about adding a script onto the telnet site to give
the user a choice between the linemode browser and Lynx?  I'll
volunteer to write the script/program if desired.

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