Re: E-Scouting Newsletter
Michelle Milligan (michelle@CS.TAMU.EDU)
Fri, 24 Jun 1994 17:50:36 -0500
I should have mentioned this in my last post....
I have seen some discussion about having two seperate systems:
1) acsii based (gopher, ftp)
and 2) html based (WWW (i.e. mosaic and lynx))
I just have a few comments:
-- WWW does not mean "No Gopher." Users can access gopher
and ftp directly from their WWW client. (I have heard many people
say that they like this better than their standard gopher browser.)
-- Since a web-server can access the information on ftp
sites and gopher servers, it can be implemented with little redundant
-- Users can access a web site from a vt100 terminal. (As
someone mentioned -- the real problem may be in finding a direct
My department is currently developing an experimental WWW site.
So far, we have seen very little trouble with it. Html documents
are easy to write, and the maintenance time seems low.
Just thought I'd throw in my two-cents.... If anyone has any
questions on this stuff -- email me. (If I don't know the
answer, I can probably find it!)
Until Later --
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City