[Oberon] A Gemini post that is quite damning (sadly)

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 23:47:19 CEST 2022

On Wed, 14 Sept 2022 at 17:11, <peter at easthope.ca> wrote:
> Hello Liam,
> From:   Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com>
> Date:   Wed, 14 Sep 2022 12:17:32 +0200
> > gemini://
> I read the Wikipedia article about gemini.  Something less complex
> than HTTP and HTML seems reasonable.

Yes, it's a new protocol. TBH I do not see the point myself; why not
just say "HTML 1 only" and use ordinary browsers? Or have an addin
that disallows anything except plain HTML?

FWIW, I wrote about it:


I prefer Gopher. :-)


> Firefox 91.13.0esr in Debian Linux here is baffled by the gemini URL.
> =8~/ An extra component is needed?

I don't use it myself but you could try:


> Wikipedia mentions a client named starfish.  The starfish in Debian
> appears to be unrelated.

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