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Subject: [gopher] Re: Active ?
From: Alessandro Selli <dhatarattha@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 09:33:15 +0200
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

JumpJet Mailbox wrote:
>   Neither gopher://  or gopher:// are 
> accessable from Port 70.  This is probably due to these Gopher servers being 
> removed from Internet service.  

   Yep.  The former server was my own: there was also a 
host.  But that was the time when those host names both resolved to, that was my ADSL connection's public IP address.  I now no 
longer have an ADSL connection and I had to move my mail and web servers to 
a hosting facility ( now resolves into that does not offer a gopher service as an option to its 

   About the deploying of a UMN gopherd server: though things might have 
changed since then, on march 13th 2004 John Goerzen wrote the following 
commenting my running a public UMN gopherd 3.0.3 server:
        Gopherd is no longer maintained.  Security holes were being
        found in it on a regular basis, and nobody really had the
        inclination to give it a thorough security audit given the
        fact that more advanced Gopher servers existed.  Therefore,
        I would strongly urge you *NOT* to deploy UMN Gopherd.


Alessandro Selli
Tel: 340.839.73.05

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