Define proxy in windows 7

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Tue Sep 2 09:25:37 CEST 2014

On 02/09/2014 04:02, Chris Angelico wrote:
> These tips may help. (Though on Windows, where port 80 requires no
> special privileges, it's more likely for a proxy to use that than it
> is under Unix. So it's entirely possible it is actually on 80.) But
> what I'm seeing is a problem with environment variable setting in the
> first place - or else a transcription problem in the original post.
> Try this:
> set http_proxy=proxy name:80

Which reminds me of this nifty piece of work

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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