Duckling proxy is a Gemini proxy to access the Small Web. Connecting to it with your Gemini client means you can access many web pages directly with your favourite client.
Cross platform, written in Go.
What is the Small Web?
The Small Web are those pages on the WWW that are typically characterised:
With Duckling, you can now browse the Small Web using your favourite Gemini client, and just open a standard web browser only when you need to!
What is the Duckling proxy?
The Duckling proxy is a scheme-specific filtering proxy for Gemini clients to access the web. It behaves as a normal Gemini server, except it retrieves its content from the web. You can tailor its behaviour when it starts, to tailor how web pages are transformed to gemtext.
It is scheme-specific, i.e. it is designed to handle HTTP requests only. Agena is another example of a scheme specific proxy, supporting gopher://
Web pages are translated to text/gemini. Other web resources are returned directly.
The primary intended use case for this proxy is as a personal proxy to make the web accessible to your favourite Gemini client.