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