[Sugar-devel] [PATCH sugar v2] Add Control Panel for proxy settings

Manuel Quiñones manuq at laptop.org
Sat Jan 28 13:21:56 EST 2012

El día 28 de enero de 2012 11:20, Simon Schampijer
<simon at schampijer.de> escribió:
> On 01/28/2012 01:44 PM, Simon Schampijer wrote:
>> On 01/26/2012 07:15 PM, Simon Schampijer wrote:
>>> On 01/24/2012 09:56 PM, Sascha Silbe wrote:
>>>> From: Aleksey Lim<alsroot at activitycentral.org>
>>>> Both individual users and deployments need to be able to set a proxy for
>>>> Sugar and activities to use. While we'd like the system to work that all
>>>> out automatically (e.g. using WPAD [1]), this often isn't possible.
>>>> Common
>>>> reasons include legacy ("inherited") setups and network uplinks simply
>>>> being
>>>> out of control of the user respectively deployment.
>>>> For consistency between Sugar and Gnome (and to the benefit of
>>>> existing users
>>>> who currently switch to Gnome to change proxy settings), the layout of
>>>> the
>>>> Gnome proxy settings dialog has been mirrored as much as possible.
>>>> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_Proxy_Autodiscovery_Protocol
>>>> Signed-off-by: Anish Mangal<anish at sugarlabs.org>
>>>> [replaced description; merged fix-up patches from Aleksey; style fixes;
>>>> added WPAD hint; fixed needs_restart defaults bug]
>>>> Signed-off-by: Sascha Silbe<silbe at activitycentral.com>
>>>> ---
>>> When applying the patch me and Manuel get: "fatal: corrupt patch at line
>>> 414"
>>> Regards,
>>> Simon
>> I removed the icon which caused the bug and now the patch does apply.
>> Regards,
>> Simon
> I still think merging the proxy option inside the network section of the
> Control Panel makes more sense than having a separate section. Here is how
> the network section looks in GNOME3 [1][2][3].
> And here is a short cody-mockup that shows how it could look like in Sugar
> [4][5] (I am running the XO settings).
> If we re-arrange the text of the wireless sub-section and collaboration
> sub-section a bit I think we can even get away with scrolling there.

Indeed, there is a lot of space, the layout of the dialog can be
modified to allow the addition of another section for Proxy.

.. manuq ..

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