World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Jughead (search engine)

Article Id: WHEBN0000336555
Reproduction Date:

Title: Jughead (search engine)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Gopher (protocol), Veronica (search engine), Archie search engine, AT&T Pogo, PyGopherd
Collection: Gopher (Protocol), Internet Protocols, Internet Search Engines, Internet Standards, Unix Internet Software
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Jughead (search engine)

Jughead is a search engine system for the Gopher protocol. It is distinct from Veronica in that it searches a single server at a time.

Jughead is officially an acronym for Jonzy's Universal Gopher Hierarchy Excavation And Display, though it was originally chosen to match that of the FTP search service known as ArchieJughead Jones being the name of another character from the Archie Comics.

Jughead was developed by Rhett Jones in 1993 at the University of Utah.

It was released by the original author under the GPL license in 2006, and its source code has been modernized to better run on current POSIX systems.

Due to trademark issues, the modified version was called Jugtail, and has been made available for download on GNU Savannah (see external links).

External links

  • Jughead Source
  • Jugtail Project

Running Jughead Servers

  • Hal3000 Multi Gopher Search
  • sm5sxl.net Search


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.