Will Gemini ever become a standardized protocol?

almaember almaember at disroot.org
Thu Mar 25 22:23:42 GMT 2021


On Thu, 25 Mar 2021 11:47:36 -0700
Rohan Kumar <seirdy at seirdy.one> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 08:41:16AM +0100, almaember wrote:
> >Either way, even if we can't get in cURL right now, a C based Gemini
> >library would be really important  
> 
> Good news: this exists! Building https://sr.ht/~sircmpwn/gmni will
> build the libgmni library, is linked into the gmni (cURL-like) and
> gmnlm clients.  All three are in the same repo.
> 
> I'm not aware of any other projects using this library besides
> cgmnlm, a friendly fork of gmnlm with additional features.
> 

That is great news, at least for the protocol. It will definitely help
it's adoption if we have a library we can FFI into any language that
exists.

It's bad news for me though, because I wanted to write my own library
and I will now be just reinventing the wheel.

~almaember
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