Matthias Lang <>
Mon Mar 3 22:03:27 CET 2003

 sean> All I need to do now is stick a proxy in front of the thing 
 sean> which generates the HTTP CONNECT mechanism and I'm in.. unless 
 sean> you've already got a solution for that?



 luke> Not sure that I understand. Is the problem that your outgoing port 80
 luke> connections are intercepted by a proxy server which mangles them? 

Yep, that's exactly what happens.

HTTP 1.1 finally added a simple way of getting from A to B: instead of
issuing a 'GET' request, you say 'CONNECT <host> <port>' and you get a
clear socket channel there.


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