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[gopher] Re: PyGopherd 2.0 released; Gopher and WAP

[gopher] Re: PyGopherd 2.0 released; Gopher and WAP

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Subject: [gopher] Re: PyGopherd 2.0 released; Gopher and WAP
From: PapaLazarus <papalazarus@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 20:59:13 +0100
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On Tue, 26 Aug 2003 18:28:14 +0200, smoerk <smoerk@xxxxxx> wrote:
> but be realistic, gopherspace will never again be a popular alternative 
> to the html-www. but i doubt that this is the whole point about still 
> using gopher. there are only a few people using gopher nowadays and i 
> believe this will not change in the future. but i don't see any problem 
> with this, as long as there is a small enthusiastic community keeping 
> gopher alive.

Looking at what happened to SMS it now easier to see gopher appearing in
portable handheld devices. The main problem is that connection to the net
is charged by time not packets, making it cheaper to use a graphic 
page then a gopher page.


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