[10.8] Client/Server Applications on the Internet
Client/server environments on a network allow users to log onto
to a file server and request applications and information through
the network. The most common client/server applications on the
- Gopher -- a public-access bulletin board service with
thousands of worldwide sites that offer information in text form.
- World Wide Web
-- An outgrowth of the Gopher concept
but offering all kinds of Internet files in attractive formats:
texts, sounds, graphics, photographs, and even digitized video clips.