Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 861. Monday, 29 November 1993.
Date: Monday, 29 Nov 1993 07:42:46 -0500
Subject: Shakespeare on Gopher
Two responses to queries:
>As per your announcement below, I tried to ftp to the addresses to get
>the files as that is much less trouble to me and to the nets, but it
>was not open to anonymous, and login as gopher required a password.
I think you use Telnet--and at the telnet prompt type
That should get you into the gopher menu.
>Maybe someone can help me. I've been trying for two days to use the services
>of the gopher at upenn to do a word search through the Complete Works, but
>I can't seem to find my way around. When I use Phyllis Rackin's instructions
>(tn gopher.upenn.edu), I get into the system, but there are so many choices
>that I have not yet been able to get at Shakespeare. When I tried the
Once you get into the gopher menu at Penn, you need to proceed through
the various menus by making (in this order) the following choices:
3. Gopher Servers at Penn
1. Center for Computer Analysis of Texts
5. CCAT Text ARchives
Then choose the number for SHAKESPEARE.
But other choices may get you there are well. Just play around
with the various options. Type 'u' to go up one menu-level. Use
'shift-?' for more information.
>alternative (tn gopher ccat.sas.upenn.edu), my screen said "Can't use port
>ccat.sas.upenn.edu." Is this problem due to the fact that my PC is not
>capable of logging into such a system? Or, can anyone tell me how to navigate
>through the menus of the gopher to get to the Shakespeare texts?
See above. I don't think you can access ccat.sas.upenn.edu port
without a password (i.e., being a Penn faculty member). What
you need to do is to telnet as described above.