[clug] Dealing with HTTP proxies on random networks

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Wed May 25 11:23:51 GMT 2005

I wonder if you could use a hand written proxy.pac file.

proxy.pac is written in a subset of javascript described here:

It does have a function myIpAddress()

This has some interesting stuff:

On 2005 May 25 at 6:40 PM, Drew Parsons wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 18:17 +1000, Michael Still wrote:
>> Hey all.
>> My laptop roams between three networks regularly. One has tranparent
>> HTTP proxying, one has no proxying, and one has an environment  
>> where you
>> _have_ to use their HTTP proxy.
>> Does anyone know of a package which will manage that for me so I  
>> don't
>> need to do the three clicks in Firefox to change my proxy setup  
>> when I
>> change network?
> What about the proxy switch extension?
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