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Re: automatically appending ;type=<a|i> when using http proxies for ftp urls?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 11:48:34 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 9 Nov 2007, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

>> I've a (half-working :)) patch to automatically apped ;type=<a|i> in such
>> cases if not already present, to make it consistent with the non-proxy
>> case.
> So, we need to make this appending thing optional. Possibly we should make
> the default behavior not use it, for conservative reasons.

Anyone with a suggestion on a naming for this new option, or any other
heuristics to use to know when to use this appending? Trying to figure out
what proxy that's in use and base the decision on that feels like an
error-prone and rather ugly way...

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