Re: Squid vs. Netscape Proxy

From: Michael Pelletier <>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 09:41:22 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 21 Apr 1998, Michael Ferioli wrote:

> At 09:24 AM 4/21/98 -0400, Michael Pelletier wrote:
> >
> >If that's the case, then proxy.pac is the clear solution -- just use the
> >"myIpAddressIs()" function and the "isInNet()" function and pick the
> >appropriate proxy server based on that. However, the original poster
> >mentioned "CARP," which is a load-balancing, cache-sharing protocol, isn't
> >it?
> Yes, there is no question that .pac files will work, but for which browsers?
> Someone said earlier in the list that IE4 broke autoconfig. Is that
> true?

I've had no problems with the subset of proxy.pac functions that I'm using
in my pac file through IE4. Netscape Communicator had problems in version
4.02 with a couple of the functions, but that bug was fixed in later

        -Mike Pelletier.
Received on Tue Apr 21 1998 - 06:46:25 MDT

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