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

From: Jamie Lokier <>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 09:01:09 +0000

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> >If you're fine with the above (and comes with an idea to do it
> >automatically), I can write the patch for that.
> I don't think we can do it automatically. What could be considered is
> rather to drop the appending completely since users will only very rarely
> know that the proxy they're gonna use supports this...

Fwiw, Firefox ( on Ubuntu GNU/Linux) doesn't append the option
when fetching FTP over a proxy, which is a fair sign that it's not
required by the majority of internet facing proxies.

-- Jamie
Received on 2007-11-15