[PATCH] Multi-Protocol IO-Slave

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Jan 13 22:16:49 GMT 2008

Richard Moore wrote:
>On 1/13/08, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:
>> >convinced to use system-wide proxy settings. Currently, all those
>> >applications use their own settings which is a major PITA for the
>> >users.
>> As soon as I get one implementation working in Qt and KDE (shared
>> between those two), I'll propose a standard to the XDG list.
>The problem is that in many cases people are using .pac files (Eg. we
>do at work) which means you need a javascript interpreter to get the
>proxy correct. For example you get sent down a different link via a
>different proxy for some sites, whilst other sites are handled

Right. I know.

I want to have a generic implementation that is a static list, with 
wildcards. That should suffice for most applications, except web 

Web browsers need to implement PAC support (and possibly WPAD).

Then there's another implementation I want which is an extended PAC: it's 
like PAC but for more than just HTTP.

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