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Description

"gopher n. 1. Any of various short tailed, burrowing mammals of the family Geomyidae, of North America. 2. (Amer. colloq.) Native or inhabitant of Minnesota: the Gopher State. 3. (Amer. colloq.) One who runs errands, does odd-jobs, fetches or delivers documents for office staff. 4. (computer tech.) software following a simple protocol for burrowing through a TCP/IP internet."

- From RFC 1436 describing Gopher

Way back in the early 1990's, Gopher was a major part of the internet. Over the years it has waned, but there are still quite a few Gopher servers running.

This is is a modern Gopher browser for iOS. Built from the ground up, it lets you access the wealth of data available via Gopher from your favorite devices.

What this offers:

- Clean, browser style user interface
- Access to Gopher servers
- Supports text files, images, directories
- Opens WWW links in Safari
- Supports Veronica-2, Contrition, and other search systems for searching the Gopherspace
- Bookmarks
- Adjustable text size & optional "reflow" of text documents for improved readability

Limitations:

- This does not support binary files other than images
- This does not support the non-standard Gopher+ extensions, or CSO selectors

What’s New

Version 2018.8

This is a small update that improves the display of menus that contain non-standard document types.

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Information

Provider
Charles Childers
Size
1.6 MB
Category
Utilities
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this application.
Unrestricted Web Access
Copyright
© 2017 - 2018, Charles Childers
Price
£1.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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