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Re: [vox] Gopher: New use for old software.

On Wednesday 05 June 2002 09:08 am, Stephen M. Helms wrote:
> ...
> I found it amusing as I mentioned gopher to Doug last night when Ted was
> talking about web services and how everyone perceives www as the internet.
> This bug is good proof that gopher is a *web* service ;)

Well this particular use of gopher satisfies the machine-to-
machine aspect of being a web service, anyway.  Although
getting rooted doesn't seem very service-like.  ;-)

But I still can't see why Ted wanted to call things 
"web services" that were not based on HTTP.  Those who teach
should fight ignorance, not promote it.

-- Rod

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