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This server was originally implemented by Hugo Eide Gunnarsen. He looked at the data going between a normal Archie server and the client (xarchie) to find the protocol used. At that time, the development platform was a PC running Linux. Later, Tor Egge took over the development, and moved it to NetBSD.

The WWW gateway was originally implemented by Stig Sæther Bakken. He wrote a cgi-bin script in perl, that used a normal archie client to get the data from the server. Interpreting this perl script for each request became inefficient as the usage grew exponentially, and later on Tor Egge wrote a httpd server that contained an embedded gateway.

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Last modified: Thu Sep 26 01:00:14 MET DST 1996