Bug 86250 - code to strip protocol at start of proxy address transposes letters
code to strip protocol at start of proxy address transposes letters
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-03-17 22:44 EST by Michael Wardle
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-09 15:13:34 EDT
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Description Michael Wardle 2003-03-17 22:44:58 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):
control-center-2.2.0.1-6

How reproducible:
Always
Comment 1 Marco Pesenti Gritti 2004-10-21 07:12:57 EDT
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 07:15:42 EDT
Sort of related:

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=119112
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-09-09 15:13:34 EDT
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.

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