Offbeat Internet
Gopher Protocol


These Gopher articles are organized into a historically pertinent timeline:

Vogue Growth Era

Usenet Gopher Announcement .txt
Campus-Wide Information System .txt
On the Trail of the Internet Gopher .txt
Gopher spiel .txt
The Internet Gopher .txt
Lets Gopher it .txt
IUBio Gopher hole .txt
CCSO through Gopher .txt
Summer Go-pher-it Workshops .txt
Tailoring Gopher Services for Individual Users .pdf
APS Server Anniversary .pdf
A Rolling Gopher Gathers No Moss .pdf
Gopher from MOO .pdf
Services Available on The Internet .rtf
Using Gopher on the Internet .pdf
Announcing TurboGopher .txt
A Preliminary Design for a 3-D Spatial User Interface for Internet Gopher .txt
Evolution of Internet Gopher .pdf
Announcing GopherVR .txt
GopherVR now available .txt
Internet Diving .txt
Gopher Jewels Design Change .txt

Mass Defection Era

The WELL Gopher .txt
Gopher Jewels Tour .txt
Gopher and Veronica .pdf
Who Killed Gopher .txt
Reports of Gopher's Death are Premature .txt
Gopher Jewels Closing .txt
SEC Gopher discontinued .txt
Mother Gopher Obituary .txt
TCP-IP Guide .txt
Where Have all the Gophers Gone .txt
Interview with Paul Lindner .txt
StarTribune .txt
Bob Alberti .txt
About Gopher .txt
Gopher Manifesto .txt
Gopher Underground .txt
Gopher still going .txt
Down the Gopher Hole .rtf
The death of WELLgopher .txt
JumpJet Gopher terminated .txt
How Gopher nearly trumped the web .txt
Bandwidth and Gopher .txt

Current Stagnancy Era

Gopher tunnels on .pdf
OmniWeb now includes Gopher support .txt
Fun Sites from the Early Internet .txt
The rise and fall of the Gopher protocol .pdf
Long Live Gopher .txt
Why is Gopher Still Relevant .txt

Always remember that Gopher, like FTP or HTTP, is merely a Protocol (a methodology). Neither heavy, light, or even non- usage of the Protocol increases or diminishes its capability.

A video interview with two of the original developers of Gopher

About .txt
mpm_gopher .zip

Gopher Jewels Recommence 2005

About .txt
Gopher_Jewels .zip
~ A circa 2007 snapshot of Gopherspace is available as a torrent download.