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Subject: [gopher] Re: OverbiteFF beta is READY!!
From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 05:42:16 -0800 (PST)
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

> I now see my mistake: I wanted the error thrown by a missing item type  
> 0 to be rendered as an item type 1. That doesn't make sense.
> I like your idea for Bucktooth and agree that item type 3 isn't 'special'.

I think there are a lot more applications where 3 could be used, which was
one of the design goals (i.e., improving Gopher's expressiveness).

> Two more minor suggestions, I have no idea if they are even possible for
> extensions/add-ons:
>   1. Register the gopher:// handle for Firefox.
>   2. Use a custom icon for gopher:// bookmarks. (The mascot icon?)

2 might be possible by "cheating" (i.e., embedding a <link> in it like any
other favicon). I'll look into that for the next release.

By 1, do you mean register with the operating system?

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