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Re: Alioth and local proxy

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, Simon MARTIN wrote:

> is it possibly that the proxy filters by the browsers' User-Agent-Header which it sends with every HTTP 1.1 request.
> Maybe this is to avoid viruses and trojans' connections.
> Opera gives you the possibility to change this header to IE 6.0 or whatever you want. Although it's not free, you might give it a try. If it works, you could try to modify mozilla source and change the header there so the proxy supposes it to be IE.
I had an old Opera version (6.x) which was able to identify as IE 5.0 which had
no effect.  Now I installed Opera 7.23 just to debug this issue but can't find the
"Identify as" feature.  Was this removed?

Kind regards


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