The "WPAD" return type should work similarly to the auto_detect proxy mode in the Chrome API, which takes the proxy configuration from a PAC script that can be downloaded at http://wpad/wpad.dat. For more information, see the proxy API design document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1W45o5X2bFRPrTaQDFp9IzTJ8njCVfEgyENS7i2owaUI/edit?usp=sharing
How is this fixed/resolved? Is it already supported by the implementation in bug #1295807?
This should become a new return type as part of bug 1381290.
Priority: -- → P3
Summary: Add support for the new "WPAD" return type to FindProxyForURL → FindProxyForURL().type should be able to return new value "wpad"
Mozilla, please fix this bug please as soon as possible, without foxy proxy and similar web-extensions use your browser completely impossible. If you have already decided to use web-extensions, then make like on Chrome. Chrome does not have this problem. Thanks.
Given the new asyn api we will deprecate the non-complaint pac script initially done for webextensions.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 months ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1443259
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