[lug] The Return of Gopher, + The Gemini Project

Davide Del Vento davide.del.vento at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 06:40:55 MST 2021

Isn't this similar to what Bruce presented at the BLUG in 2009 (the message
I just resurrected and
where I was hoping to find the slides but they aren't there)?

I clearly remember him talking about Gopher and some of this stuff...
Perhaps something can be glimpsed from

On Sat, Mar 6, 2021 at 7:47 PM Jed S. Baer <blug at jbaer.cotse.net> wrote:

> This is both retro-cool, and nouveau-cool. On Slashdot I came across an
> article about the resurgence of Gopher, and a new thing that's like an
> uber-Gopher, called Gemini. It's all about a simplified "web" of linked
> stuff - an alternative to the messy bloated ad-filled web that we all know
> and loathe/love. I've only just started looking into it, and I feel a
> rabbit-hole sort of thing coming on, at least for a while.
> https://thedorkweb.substack.com/p/gopher-gemini-and-the-smol-internet
> You can disagree with the opening premises, but still, read on and see
> what's happening.
> I installed the Lagrange client, from Flathub. Works fine in my Ubuntu
> system. Mint integrates Flatpak so I guess you can get it using their
> software boutique thingie or whatever. There are plenty of clients
> available, even one you can run in Emacs.
> --
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>  - Linus Torvalds
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