A great write-up! I’ve also been collecting tutorials and guides for aspiring gopher content creators. You can find it over at https://gopher.zone
That’s so cool! Although deep down I know it probably won’t, I’d love for Gopher to make a comeback (where comeback is “more software understands gopher://”).
Will you be providing links to the other articles up at gopher://sdf.org:70/1/sdf/faq/GOPHER as well?
There’s a small but thriving phlogging community on gopher.
The protocol is so simple that you shouldn’t feel constrained to using one of the off the shelf servers. Pretty simple to write a bespoke one for the way you want to organize your site and hook it up to (x)inetd, for example.