[gopher] Re: PyGopherd and Gopher+
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On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 11:30:23AM -0600, Benn Newman wrote:
> > In general, let me say that after implementing at least part of
> > Gopher+ in PyGopherd, I've come to the conclusion that it isn't very
> > "Gophery". It's rather complex in some cases and there are a lot of
> > special cases.
> Bah! UMN said it was Gophery, so there.
> > That said, you can probably specify a custom +VIEWS block using the
> > PyGopherd general method for specifying custom Gopher+ blocks, but I
> > have never tested that.
> That would work if you didn't feel like changing the files size everytime
> you edited it.
True. I guess I'm just lazy. Feel free to send patches ;-)
> > You could create a .admin file in the directory, I think. (Again,
> > untested, but that should do the trick.)
> You can, but that replaces the other information, like the last
> modified date.
Hmm. Point. Patches will again be accepted ;-)
Sorry to say that, but I'm really to the point where PyGopherd does
more than I need it to, and don't have a lot of time to add features
that I don't need right now,
> > It does the correct thing according to gopherd(8). As far as I can
> > tell, nobody actually follows what the Gopher+ chapter says on that,
> I do. :)
> Johm: I don't know how we call you our leader! *sobs* ;)
Probably because you put the word "terrible" before "leader". Not
that it isn't true ;-)
> (By the way, quux.org's DN seems to be broken.)
Its DN? I know that term from LDAP, but I seem to be missing