Re: Providing Proxy support for Gdict. Need inputs.

On Wed, 2002-06-05 at 19:38, Joe Shaw wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-06-05 at 01:06, Narayana Pattipati wrote:
> > a) Provide HTTP proxy support. But the server at port
> >    2628 is not recognising HTTP commands. So http proxy 
> >    support is ruled out.
> Probably pretty unlikely for most proxies these days, but you could
> perhaps tunnel through using the CONNECT command on an HTTP proxy.

That would have to be a pretty badly configured proxy (unless if it's
intentional) :)

However, if would put their service available ALSO on port
443 (instead of only 2628), that would be possibel to do, since https
proxies only do a CONNECT so they are not a MITM! ]:)


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

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