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Re: Proxy settings wrt guix daemon

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Proxy settings wrt guix daemon
Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 22:10:41 +0200
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Mathieu Othacehe <address@hidden> skribis:

>> I went ahead and pushed it as 3302e03ba0edca49347c6a2b215e56bd53a6b113.
>> Another 2017 bug closed!  \o/
> Well done!
>> Ideally, the installer would have a dialog box to select a proxy.
>> Do we want to do that?  Or leave it for the next release?
> Yes I could do that. I wonder what's the best place for such a dialog
> box, because I suspect the vast majority of people is not concerned by
> network proxy settings.
> Maybe from the new help menu? But then the "help" term is maybe not the
> best fit. We could make it a "parameter" menu, this way:
> Press <F1> to access installation parameters.

Yes, “parameters” seems better suited than “help” in any case.

> This is the installer parameters menu, please make a choice.
>   * Change keyboard layout
>   * Configure network proxy
>   ...

Sounds good!


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