Welcome to Text News!

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All of the news, none of the markup. Text only, Gopher only.

This is a Gopher only site. Please use a gopher client to view this content:

- Firefox
 - Overbite: https://gopher.floodgap.com/overbite/
- Chrome
 - Burrow: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/burrow-gopherspace-explor/plhaaggiajlcjclagmjnjmaonhkdhhji
- Commandline
 - Lynx: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynx_(web_browser)
- Android
 - DiggieDog: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.afewroosloose.gopher
 - Pocket Gopher: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.gmail.afonsotrepa.pocketgopher/
- iOS:
 - iGopher: http://exebeche.com/iGopher/
 - GopherClient: http://exebeche.com/iGopher/

Floodgap has a public Gopher <> HTTP proxy:

https://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/gw?gopher://txtn.ws

Why gopher?
 - https://gopher.zone/posts/what-makes-gopher-special/
 - https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13855634
 - https://gopher.floodgap.com/overbite/relevance.html

Text News as a Tor Hidden Service:

 - gopher://wx55rbimnzvflhwhqbh7i5ysizq444hooiggub7bwhko54c5ssghdzad.onion:70/

This is a python script which converts RSS feeds to plain text articles with
some readability magic (to get the actual content).

The script can be found here:

https://raymii.org/s/software/totext.py-Convert_URL_or_RSS_feed_to_plaintext_with_readability.html

Or via Gopher:

gopher://raymii.org/0/totext.py-Convert_URL_or_RSS_feed_to_plaintext_with_readability.txt

Please contact me if you have any questions, contact info can be found on the site.