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Subject: [gopher] Re: Gopher clients
From: Luke Ingerson <l.ingerson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:05:23 +0000
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx


DId you see try this one?

It was new in Dec 2008 so is probably *the* most recent standalone gopher 
client out there.

Text from the comp.infosystems.gopher newsgroup

"The new version of Gopher Client is available for

What is new?
Gopher Client now supports download in the background, it has a search
bar, favourites bar, support for some previously not supported item
menu items have icons instead of text tags, each item has its own
web viewer for html item type (h) and some other minor tweaks.

The plan for the next version is to support Gopher+. "

--On 20 January 2009 19:51 -0500 "N. Theodore Matavka" 
<n.theodore.matavka.files@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Gentlemen:
> Anyone have any leads on new (updated sometime this last year)
> *standalone* gopher clients?  I don't like using Firefox cum Overbite
> for my gophering needs--I'd like a dedicated gopher client.  But I
> don't like the vintage ones available for download; just as the
> Internet experience has arguably "improved" with modern graphical Web
> browsers (Firefox) compared to the older kinds (NCSA Mosaic) the
> gopher clients have become more sophisticated.  That's why I don't
> like using Microshit Windows 3.1 era programmes, including gopher
> clients.  I realise there's a new one out, called simply "Gopher" I
> think, but when I try starting it, an error pops up.
> "This application has failed to start because the application
> configuration is incorrect.  Reinstalling the application may fix this
> problem."
> Could you please do the needful?
> Cordially,
> Nick.

Luke Ingerson
Associate Workstation Support Engineer
Information and Technology Services - Arts
University of Sussex, Brighton

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