Re: WWW "versus" gopher

Lou Montulli (
Fri, 11 Mar 1994 01:00:35 --100

> At 9:01 PM 3/10/94 +0000, Jay Glicksman wrote:
> >At the current rate of growth, WWW use on the Internet will pass
> >gopher use (in both packet count and byte count) sometime during this
> >current month (or next month for sure). The raw statistics are below.
> This is great.
> On the other hand, I can't understand the staggering amount of telnet
> traffic. More than email, almost as much as ftp data, most Internet users
> must still be on character oriented displays?! I guess if the telnet
> numbers start dropping, then we can assume that people are making CGI front
> ends to databases (like the Library of Congress) normally accessed via a
> telnet session.
Those are all the Lynx users. :)


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