Re: output of "www -source gopher:..."

Bill Janssen (
Wed, 15 Sep 1993 19:50:38 PDT

Excerpts from ext.WorldWideWeb: 15-Sep-93 output of "www -source goph.. (421)

> Hi. As I understand it the output of the Unix command line
> client
> www -source "url"
> is supposed to be in HTML format. To my surprise the
> output of
> www -source "gopher://"
> is just ASCII, with no formatting and no URL links to other
> gopher sites.

Sounds right to me. It's nice that "www -source" simply returns
whatever the server on the far end sent. If you then want to mark up
non-HTML things to be HTML on the client side in your app, that would be
OK too. But please don't convert
to HTML for me, thanks.