about gopher "7m] ..." (was Re:Protein Data Bank)
francis at monod.Biol.McGill.CA
Sun Mar 28 12:04:34 EST 1993
danj at welchgate.welch.jhu.edu (Dan Jacobson) writes:
>Ok, now a few notes about some of the gopher clients. If you are using
>a Unix client - retrieve the full entry by pointing the selector
>arrow at the entry of interest and typing "s". This will retrieve
>the entry straight to your hard disk without requiring you to view the
>whole thing - but more importantly it avoids the insertion of bolding
>characters (^[[7m^[[m) into the entry (some of the older unix clients
>don't have the "s" feature - update your client if necessary).
Dear Dan (and other Gopher_gurus)
I run the unix_gopher_client version 1.12, I have the "s" function,
but I do get those escape_reverse_video characters in my saved file.
They are a real nuissance ... Did I do something wrong when I
compiled gopher? (this is on a Sparc2, running SunOS 4.1.2, olwm 3.0)
While we are on the subject ... if you don't have a Gopher client
installed on your machine .... GET IT!!!! It comes in all flavors,
Unix, VMS, Mac and PC (and as Dan was saying ... they each have little
You cannot do sequence analysis/molecular biology without it! It is
an _indispensible tool_.
It goes without saying that we _all_ owe *very* much to Dan and Don
and the _many_ others who manage the many bio_gopher wholes (servers)
Thank you very much!
| B.F. Francis "YES on YEAST" Ouellette
| manager, yeast chromosome I & XVI sequencing project
| dept of biology, McGill university, Montreal, Qc, Canada
| francis at monod.biol.mcgill.ca
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