Prefs Removal Proposal

Jochen Wiedmann jochen.wiedmann at
Wed Aug 29 16:31:04 UTC 2007

On 8/29/07, Gervase Markham <gerv at> wrote:

> sslbase: hardcode to <urlbase> with s/http/https/.

Difficult. We've got to keep in mind, that it is very easy to have
virtual hosts for http, but not for https. I can very well imagine
that someone has different URL's.

> proxy_url: Instead, use OS's mechanism for getting web content.

What OS mechanism in the case of Linux/Unix? I have the *_proxy
environment variables set for my *personal* environment, but I prefer
if the httpd doesn't have them.


"Besides, manipulating elections is under penalty of law, resulting in
a preventative effect against manipulating elections.

The german government justifying the use of electronic voting machines
and obviously  believing that we don't need a police, because all
illegal actions are forbidden.

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