Re: proxy.pac

From: Graham Toal <>
Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 11:44:21 -0500 (CDT)

> No, and it won't work for anybody in the standard config.
> The WAIS protocol is a special kind, it requires a WAIS server in order to
> work (Warning, I have no ideea about what I'm talking about, I never had
> to wander about WAIS protocol, so please someone explain it better for
> us!).
> >From my knowadleges, Squid & NNavigator require an WAIS proxy to accept
> "wais:" URLs.

That's right. There's a public one at that you can use;
in fact you can tell squid to pass all wais requests through to it, and then
just use your usual squid proxy port for wais: requests, this bypassing
the need to talk wais protocol directly from the clients at all.

Received on Wed May 07 1997 - 09:41:35 MDT

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