[maemo-users] Proxies

From: Attila Csipa maemo at csipa.in.rs
Date: Mon Sep 14 00:54:51 EEST 2009
On Sunday 13 September 2009 20:32:42 Tom Metro wrote:
> > In particular, it would be nice to be able to use SSH, SFTP, Skype,
> > Pidgin, Gizmo, Mauku, and a whole bunch of others on my campus network,
> > which nominally provides HTTP and HTTPS only, but which in fact has a
> > proxy that will pass most things so long as you are configured to talk
> > directly to it.
> Sounds more like an IP-layer gateway than a proxy. I haven't heard of a
> "universal" proxy as you describe.

There are such proxies - for example SOCKS proxies are pretty protocol 
agnostic as they work on the socket level.
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