[Twisted-web] Proxy Authentication with a Password Protected Site

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Mon Sep 22 11:13:14 EDT 2008

>> Thanks for the rapid reply. This is my first attempt at Twisted.
> This looks largely correct to me.  I don't have a proxy (and I definitely
> don't have /your/ proxy) to actually test it against, so I may be missing
> something.  One thing that does come to mind is that a proxy might require
> that the request URL is absolute rather than relative (<http://foo/bar>
> instead of </bar>).  I'm not sure when exactly this is required, nor how
> to convince `getPage´ to make a request of that form.  This might be 
> related
> to <http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/2714>.

Most transparent proxies do not, but AFAIK transparent proxies can't 
authenticate, for obvious reasons.

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