Pidgin Update Notifier

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Mon Nov 1 18:23:18 EDT 2010


On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 17:59, Francois Botha <igitur at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:57 PM, David Woolley
> <forums at david-woolley.me.uk> wrote:
>> Francois Botha wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm behind a corporate proxy that blocks anything on pidgin.im. When a
>>> page is blocked, a static .html page is returned indicating the URL
>>> and reason that it's blocked.
>>
>> Of course, what it should do is return status 403, but then IE would put up
>> its "friendly" error page rather than displaying the error page's payload.
>
> No, it's a standard 200 response. Blame it on WebSense.

The Barracuda Web Filter does the same thing.  I've heard other reports of this.

I guess I'm not sure that we can reasonably work around this without
adding some sort of magic token to the response that we look for
(ugh).

-D



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