[Usability]Re: Proxy capplet

Oich, so it all looks more complex than I hoped, if we need all this
layering stuff as well.

I won't have time to do all that, but IMHO at least getting something
simple like you or me proposed in would be a great start.


On Tue, 2002-10-22 at 23:19, Gaute Lindkvist wrote:
> > The current proxy capplet is rather incomplete, since it only does HTTP
> > proxy. It would be good if it could be extended to handle FTP and SSL
> > proxies, socks host, and autoconfiguration URL as well. We need those to
> > support proxying in Galeon properly, and gnome-vfs/nautilus should
> > surely use them as well.  I'm willing to do the code, and have already
> > made some UI mockups:
> It seems I'm not the only one that should search the archive a bit better
> before posting ;-).
> http://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2002-October/msg00163.html
> This was sort of halted because I tried to get some more information from
> the person that did a lot of work on this almost a year ago. See the link
> below.
> Now I have almost no spare time, so I'm happy you're taking over the work.
> > http://nl.linux.org/~jorn/Files/capplet.png
> > http://nl.linux.org/~jorn/Files/details.png
> >
> They look good. When it comes to the user-password settings, I was
> thinking about a tree-view for this. It allows for more information. Not
> totally sure about that either.
> When it comes to GConf-keys, this is a good pointer:
> http://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2001-December/msg00084.html
> It allows for adding more proxy types later on. The tree-view also allows
> for this without making the dialog excessively big.
> Gaute
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