Re: E-Scouting Newsletter
Michael Dobson (dobson@NET.USUHS.MIL)
Fri, 24 Jun 1994 14:07:37 -0400
David Weintraub wrote to the SCOUTS-L list:
> > One problem with handling mosaic, not everyone can access it. I have
> > had trouble accessing this type of interface due to the fact that the
> > base LAN i use to access the internet doesn't handle this kind of GUI
> > (Graphical User Interface) very well. For those who understand, I have
> > to be in the VT100 mode.
> That's why I originally talked about a Gopher Interface since it's menu
> driven and can work on non-graphic terminals. I happen to have a nice
> workstation on my desk, but Internet access is slow! Instead, I call up
> my local internet provider via modem at home and talk over the Zterm
> VT100 emulation. Any Internet Scout Database must be able to handle
> text only terminals.
Those of you considering setting this up might want to use gn as the server.
It can act as both a WWW (HTML) and gopher server simultaneously depending
upon the type of client. Try the following with both a gopher and Web
client to see what I mean:
LCDR M. Dobson | NetNews Admin net.usuhs.mil
Experimental Hematology Dept | firstname.lastname@example.org
Armed Forces Radiobiology |
Research Institute | I don't have enough rank to speak for DoD
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City