Re: Proxy seetings and other desktop issues

Mike Fleming <mfleming eazel com> writes:

> In addition, the Nautilus first time druid examines both the
> http_proxy environment variable noted above as well as looking for
> Netscape 4.x prefrerences in an attempt to auto-configure the user's
> http proxy.

Great -- thanks for this good approach!

> Unfortunately, none of this work has been done for FTP (we just
> haven't had time).

No need to do all things at once.

> Personally, I'd like to see many of these user-level network settings
> be moved into a capplet and have GNOME applications retrieve them from
> GConf.

Okay, but please honor existing settings (e.g. in /etc/profile) as done
with the http_proxy.

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