Bug 86250

Summary: code to strip protocol at start of proxy address transposes letters
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Michael Wardle <michael.wardle>
Component: control-centerAssignee: Ray Strode [halfline] <rstrode>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Michael Wardle 2003-03-18 03:44:58 UTC
Description of problem:
When I try to enter "http://proxy" in the GNOME network proxy settings
dialog, it seems the "http://" is automatically removed, however this
action also seems to change the text insertion point, so I am left with
"roxyp" rather than "proxy".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
control-center-2.2.0.1-6

How reproducible:
Always

Comment 1 Marco Pesenti Gritti 2004-10-21 11:12:57 UTC
So in the network applet we are trying to automatically sanitize the
host values by extracting the host part. I'm not that convinced it's a
good thing, even without this bug changing the value the user is
typing is annoying and confusing. If we really need to validate it
then we should probably show a dialog explaining why the value is
incorrect.

I'd just remove the auto-validation thing for now and see if it make
sense to introduce a dialog or something later. jrb what do you think?

Comment 2 Marco Pesenti Gritti 2004-10-21 11:15:42 UTC
Sort of related:

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=119112

Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-09-09 19:13:34 UTC
Hi guys,

I'm going to close this bug.  Marco apparently removed the code that was causing
the problem.

Also, Red Hat Linux 9 is not longer supported.