[gopher] Re: Trying to add a link to jumpjet site
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Yes, JumpJet uses port 70 (and make sure your firewall allows port 70 access,
as some brands of router close this and several other less common ports by
Please note that I believe ALL Gopher sites intended for public Internet
network access in the new millenium should use port 70. My reasoning is that
although most (but not all) dedicated Gopher browsers can use any port, most
Web browsers are hardcoded to expect Gopher on port 70. Microsoft Internet
Explorer for example, which is the client most likely to be used to access an
Internet Gopher site in 2006, ONLY recognizes Gopher on port 70 (you cannot
even force another port)!
FYI: by default, MS Internet Explorer has Gopher access deactivated. To
reactivate the software to access Gopher, you must create a new Windows
Registry Key in the location:
The Key should be a dword: 00000001, and it should be exactly written as:
Eric Newberry <ericnewberry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alessandro Selli"
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 9:41 PM
Subject: [gopher] Re: Trying to add a link to jumpjet site
> Eric Newberry wrote:
> > I am trying to add a link to the jumpjet gopher site from my gopher
> > What is its port? Is it standard port 70?
> Yes, it is: both gopher://home.jumpjet.info/ and
> gopher://home.jumpjet.info:70/ yeld the same gopher menu to me.
> Alessandro Selli
> Tel: 340.839.73.05
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