from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The world of information available via the Gopher protocol.
8.2 BURROWING DEEPER As fascinating as it can be to explore "gopherspace," you might one day want to quickly retrieve some information or a file.
First, the difference between searching directory titles and just plain ol 'gopherspace.
Now, whenever you're in gopherspace and want to zip back to that particular gopher service, just hit your V key (upper - or lower-case; in this instance, gopher doesn't care) anywhere within gopher.
But if you're not sure what kind of directory your information might be in, then do a general gopherspace search.
In most gophers, you'll find veronica by selecting "Other gopher and information services" at the main menu and then "Searching through gopherspace using veronica."
The lead developer behind the project is retrocomputing enthusiast Cameron Kaiser, one of the few remaining champions of gopherspace.