(FWD) Privoxy 2.9.18

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Sat Aug 10 22:52:34 UTC 2002

This is what the internet junkbuster has turned into. I checked out the
code, and it would be quite easy to add onion routing support to it. It
now handles HTTP/1.1, etc. I should hunt down the developers and chat
with them about the best way to submit a patch.

I'll add it to my todo list. :)


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From: redhat-announce-list-admin at redhat.com
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 18:16:23 -0400
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Subject: Privoxy 2.9.18

This is another release candidate on the long and winding road to the long
awaited, oft-delayed 3.0 stable release. Bug fix release only.

Privoxy  is  a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for
protecting privacy, filtering web  page  content, managing  cookies,
controlling  access, and removing ads, banners,  pop-ups  and  other
obnoxious  Internet junk. Privoxy  has a very flexible configuration
and can be customized to suit individual needs and tastes.  Privoxy
has application  for  both  stand-alone systems and multi-user

Privoxy is based on Internet Junkbuster (tm).

ChangeLog for Privoxy
*** Version 2.9.18  ***

- Added workaround for IE bug that broke CGI interface
- Bugfix: String actions now reliably editable through CGI interface
- Three filters fixed (again!)
- Assorted small fixes and doc enhancements

*** Version 2.9.16  *** 

- Major revamp of default.action to get rid of years of cruft.
- Same for default.filter
- Re-design and major improvements to the CGI editor interface.
- Address spurious 'out of memory' error due to incorrect file
- Impose buffer limits while reading client and server headers.
- Better memory and CPU optimization.
- Add Conectiva Linux package.
- user-manual directive added to config for help links from within CGI
- Multiple actions files can now be specified in config.
- Actions files are changed to: default.action, standard.action, and 
  user.action. user.action is for personal/local configuration.
- The usual many small and miscellaneous bug and security fixes.





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