I've used gopher before, years ago. Like right before the last gopher node died. The node that was up was only up for historical reasons, and it wasn't even a production node, but it was cool. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gopher_(protocol)
Ooh! there is still a node up: gopher://gopher.floodgap.com/1/world
@zacts also remember Archie, Veronica and the rest of those protocols
Reports of all gopher nodes being dead are greatly exaggerated, @zacts. sdf.org which hosts my mastodon instance hosts one for example.
@satchmoz I want a gopher t-shirt that is ethically produced now.
@satchmoz It will say gopher rocks!
@satchmoz or something like that at least.
@satchmoz I'm viewing sdf in gopher now, this rocks.
@zacts Could always sign up for an sdf account. Quite a few users use it for gopherspace blogging.