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

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:41:34 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007, Michal Marek wrote:

>> 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...
> Hmm, ok. Seems that case we (suse) will have to come up with better means of
> checksumming transfered ASCII files then. I'll try to avoid patching our
> curl package if you decide to drop the patch.

But how can you use it then? Since you can't know that the proxy will like the
appending, are your appliction going to try first with and then without it in
case of failures?

If there are true and fine use-cases for this feature I'm fine with offering

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