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summary: Present HTTP proxy interface to dynamic port forwarding
class: wish: This is a request for an enhancement.
difficulty: tricky: Needs many tuits.
priority: low: We aren't sure whether to fix this or not.

Dynamic port forwarding presents a SOCKS proxy interface. It might be nice to have the option of presenting an HTTP proxy interface instead, since some clients support that interface and not SOCKS.

A potential difficulty is that it's not clear how much of the large and sprawling HTTP specification we would need to implement in order to interoperate usefully.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2006-04-05 23:33:20 +0100)