Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 86250
code to strip protocol at start of proxy address transposes letters
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
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):
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
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?
Sort of related:
I'm going to close this bug. Marco apparently removed the code that was causing
Also, Red Hat Linux 9 is not longer supported.