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Re: [PATCH] url: use proper default port for HTTP proxy

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2014 19:17:17 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 25 May 2014, Michael Wood wrote:

> As far as I am concerned, you should not assume libcurl will have any
> default port for an HTTP proxy, because it is not standardised.

I completely agree.

That, and the port used by libcurl and curl has been the same since we
introduced proxy support in the 90s. It would probably just risk that a few
existing scripts break if we would change it at this point.

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Received on 2014-05-25