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Date: Thu, 02 Jun 1994 08:13:14 -0400 From: Mike King <mking@TSO.UC.EDU> >Hello All > >I have just started out in the gopher world and I was >wondering where the term 'gopher' came from. >Is it an acronym? >What is gopherspace? > >I have vague ideas on these but I'm sure some >smart person can give me something more consise. > >Thanks in advance >Brett. > >Any possibility of emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org ? I have heard Gopher was originally developed at Minnesota University or UM. Their mascot is the gophers. The other point is gophers dig tunnels and tunnels and tunnels. With a gopher client, you are able to tunnel thru tons of information. I tried. ______ Michael D. King | | | | | | (513) 381-4033 WCET/Channel 48 | |_____|_ |______| | email@example.com Education Tech. Rep. | | | | | firstname.lastname@example.org Cincinnati, Ohio | | |______| | P.B.S.