From: Grant Taylor via COFF <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [COFF] Re: [TUHS] Re: the wheel of reincarnation goes sideways
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2023 11:27:57 -0500 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
On 8/1/23 10:55 AM, Dan Cross wrote:
> Interesting. I don't really get the point of the Gopher revival, to be
> sure, I get that people want non-graphical, non-ad-laden content,
> but it sure seems like you could get something like that with the
> web just using a text-mode browser like `lynx` or even `links` and
> something like `gomarkdown`.
Presumably people are creating new content to use in the newer Gopher
So if people are creating new content, why can't they create the same
content in simple no-add HTML.
> It's like the people who want to use Fidonet as an "alternative"
> to email. I mean, one can use the same protocols in parallel with
> the mainstream services.
I was pawing at FidoNet (or other FTNs) as an alternative to SMTP
specifically because it was not SMTP.
Not that anything's wrong with SMTP to prevent it's use. My interest is
in the form of avoiding a single protocol failure.
Grant. . . .
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2023-08-01 16:28 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
[not found] <CAP6exY+05fStBtpZGd2HeeNf21fNXeKUTwBV0h5-1YczwFfirstname.lastname@example.org>
2023-03-08 19:52 ` [COFF] Re: [TUHS] " Dan Cross
2023-03-08 20:18 ` [COFF] " Tom Ivar Helbekkmo via COFF
2023-03-09 1:22 ` [COFF] Re: [TUHS] " John Cowan
2023-03-09 19:55 ` Dan Cross
2023-03-09 20:09 ` Larry McVoy
2023-03-11 20:32 ` Dan Cross
2023-03-11 23:28 ` Bakul Shah
[not found] ` <ZA+gxAePDMWK6StD@straylight.ringlet.net>
2023-03-13 22:34 ` Dan Cross
2023-07-05 21:48 ` Dan Cross
2023-07-05 23:58 ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2023-07-06 1:02 ` Dave Horsfall
2023-07-06 16:47 ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2023-07-06 2:35 ` Dan Cross
2023-07-06 4:18 ` Robert Stanford via COFF
2023-07-06 16:53 ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2023-07-06 17:54 ` Adam Thornton
2023-07-09 14:55 ` Michael Parson
2023-08-01 9:52 ` Michael Cardell Widerkrantz
2023-08-01 9:49 ` Michael Cardell Widerkrantz
2023-08-01 15:55 ` Dan Cross
2023-08-01 16:27 ` Grant Taylor via COFF [this message]
2023-08-02 16:07 ` Dan Cross
2023-08-02 20:58 ` Grant Taylor via COFF
2023-08-02 21:16 ` Dan Cross
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