The syntax of Gopher URLs given in
has been amended to conform to the official URL spec:
> gopher:// hostname [: port ] [/gtype [selector] ] [ ?search ]
> gopher:// hostname [: port ] [/gtype/ [selector] ] [ ?search ]
Apologies for the bug in the online version.
> Cello doesn't
> strip off the leading character, and fingers for user '0reinpost'
> (or ' reinpost', etc.)
That is a bug in Cello. The URL has a gtype field (it has to, as
that is part of the Gopher link info) and then the selector. It
happens that often the gopher type is repeated as eth first char of
the selector string but you can't rely on it.
A correct URL is
Mosaic 2.x does it right.