libqt-addon removed

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at
Fri May 14 01:16:42 BST 2004

Jason Keirstead wrote:
>So I assume we can safely port all KDE 3.3 code to use these new
> classes now?


It's still missing one key functionality: buffered sockets. I won't have 
time to code till next week, but I promise to do it as soon as 

KSocks integration is also a must, but we can do without for a while.

>I have been waiting until the class rename to do this for Kopete IRC.
>Also - does HTTP proxy support work?

Yes, it should. Needless to say, it's very raw and not thoroughly 
tested. I did try one HTTP proxy server at home and I managed to make 
existing code retrieve the webpage from through a proxy.

If you must know what I did, I made an LD_PRELOADed library that sets 
the default KSocketDevice factory to HTTP proxying if the http_proxy 
environment variable was found. I will write code to initialise this 
socket code from KInstance (i.e., read the proxy configuration from 

It cannot do any authentication yet, but feel free to commit code to do 
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