BioBit No22 (Go for it with Gopher)

Don Gilbert gilbertd at sunflower.bio.indiana.edu
Thu Feb 13 12:33:56 EST 1992

In article <199202131548.AA01763 at convex.csc.fi> Rob.Harper at CONVEX.CSC.FI (Rob Harper) writes:
>                       BIO-NAUT NEWSLETTER 12-2-92
>                       << EDITED BY ROBERT HARPER >>

>That is about it. You must be asking yourself is it easy to install
>and run. Well I wrote about gopher on bionet.software on the 10th of Feb
>and today on the 12th Don Gilbert had his ftp directories available for
>reading via gopher. So you can draw the conclusion that either gopher is
>a neat bit of software or Don Gilbert is a maniac for work. In this case
>perhaps both are true. 

It took me under 4 hours to set up the gopher server on ftp.bio., working
with one window at 2400 baud from home, and about 1/2 that time was
spent making the gopher hole look pretty and put in tunnels to other
gopher holes around the world.  It is easy to set up, and sublimely
easy to use. 
Don Gilbert                                     gilbert at bio.indiana.edu
biocomputing office, biology dept., indiana univ., bloomington, in 47405

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