Gopher HTTP proxy

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For fun I wrote a small HTTP Gopher proxy CGI program in C. It only supports the basic Gopher types and has some restrictions to prevent some abuse.

For your regular Gopher browsing I recommend the simple Gopher client sacc.

For more information about Gopher check out


git clone git://


You can browse the source-code at:


You can view it here:

For example you can also view my gopherhole using the proxy, the query string parameter "q" reads the URI: