hughsient at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 07:08:20 PDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 12:00 +0000, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > What constitutes a "proxy" - does it make sense to just send a string,
> > e.g. "10.12.23.45:4567" or a string,uint, i.e. "10.12.23.45",4567
> This doesn't account for:
> - different protocols needing different proxies (different settings for
> HTTP/HTTPS or even FTP).
> - ignore lists, where the proxy would only be for external access, and
> your local mirror wouldn't need it (or might not even work through the
> > Do we ever need to send usernames and passwords to proxy servers?
> Yes. In a lot of companies, proxy requests are authenticated to track
> users usage of the Internet.
Ick. Is it worth fixing the common case of:
If we assume the proxy server will do the cleverness for us.
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