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[REBOL] Re: AleME proxy problems

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 22-Jun-2006 9:42

Gregg Irwin napsal(a):
> Hi Alessandro, > > AM> I noticed I cannot use Alems using proxy. Inside my company we have a > AM> proxy and firewall to access to internet. > AM> I can use browser web, but I cannot use AltMe. Does altme use port 80? > > No, it uses port 5400. >
Guys, I am not sure, really. The port 5400 does not have anything in common with proxy imo. Proxy is proxy, and rebol supports it. You can set your proxy port, often 1080 or 3128, or ... whatever. The port 5400 requirement is there to look-up the world. It simply returns you domain or IP adress of the server, particular world runs on. I don't understand such a move, it can be done via web, cgi imo. I can see it as SafeWorld's marketing protection, so that it is not used by everyone in corporate sphere? :-) Well, maybe I am wrong, but you are on the same boat as me - our admins will not open FW port for me to use AltME, they are strict and paranoid about that. AltME is not knows as IRC and ICQ, which are enabled to use in our company. So, at my work I have notebook with GPRS connection, fast enough for AltME .... Petr