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Guide to Network Resource Tools (RFC1580)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002414D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

EARN Staff: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1580: DOI

Abstract

The purpose of this guide is to supply the basic information that anyone on the network needs to try out and begin using tools. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. [FYI 23]

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Network Working Group EARN Staff Request for Comments: 1580 EARN Association FYI: 23 March 1994 Category: Informational

Guide to Network Resource Tools

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2. GOPHER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1. What is Gopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.2. Who can use Gopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.3. How to get to Gopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.3.1. Local clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.3.2. Remote clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.4. Using Gopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 2.5. VERONICA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 2.6. Learning more about Gopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3. WORLD-WIDE WEB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.1. What is World-Wide Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.2. Who can use World-Wide Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.3. How to get to World-Wide Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 3.3.1. Local clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 3.3.2. Remote clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 3.3.2.1. E-mail access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 3.4. Using World-Wide Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 3.5. Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 3.6. Learning more about World-Wide Web . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4. WAIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4.1. What is WAIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4.2. Who can use WAIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 4.3. How to get to WAIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 4.4. Using WAIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 4.4.1. E-mail access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 4.5. Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 4.6 Learning more about WAIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 5. ARCHIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 5.1. What is ARCHIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 5.2. Who can use ARCHIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 5.3. How to get to ARCHIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

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5.4. Using ARCHIE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 5.4.1. Using a local client . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 5.4.1.1. Archie client command and parameters . . . . . . . . . 29 5.4.2. Using Telnet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 5.4.3. Using electronic mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 5.5. Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 5.6. Learning more about ARCHIE...

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