Re: Establishment of .gopher TLD
Well we could always abbreviate it to just .gop :))
but then again, someone might take offense.
On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 8:46 PM, <brian@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 02, 2008 at 09:04:46PM -0500, Kyevan wrote:
>> What's your reasoning for that? I mean, Gopher should be primary, but I
>> don't see an issue with, say, turning on the http access in pygopherd or
>> using some other proxy, or running sshd for remote administration, or such.
> Kyevan, permit me to post the same response to another individual who
> raised the same question:
> Good point...although while I've heard of "gopherspace," I've not heard of "httpspace," "ftpspace,",
> There's nothing stopping the introduction of protocol-based TLDs...but I think motivation is
important: My desire to introduce .gopher is to help reinvigorate the movement to bring gopher back to the
masses. The http protocol doesn't need such a boost, neither does ftp, telnet, smtp, etc.
>> Except ICANN's .biz, last I looked. This may have changed now that
>> PacRoot is dead, though.
> OpenNIC had .biz before ICANN laid claim to it. So we consider it a collider
>> Except that whatever:// is actually for the client only, so it knows if
>> it needs to send a gopher selectorm http's multitude of headers,
>> negotiate an ssh connection, or fire up Unreal Tournament for a
>> deathmatch ;)