[Qgis-user] Google Layers proxy

Ivan Mincik ivan.mincik at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 13:39:04 EDT 2010

2010/9/23 Maurício de Paulo <mauricio.dev at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I'm currently using google layers behind a proxy network that requires user
> authentication. Many QGIS' plugins already connect through authenticated
> proxies but googleLayers can't. I've looked at the code and found out that
> the urllib use doesn't support authenticated proxies. I've also found out
> that urllib2 supports.
> I'd be glad if the dev could change the used library. I've made a few tests
> and the proxyhandler class of the urllib2 can handle the authentication but
> it would need to be read from qgis' settings.
> As far as a workaround I've told the proxy to ignore mt*.google.com and
> maps.google.com to make the plugin work throught the proxy.
> Best regards,
> Mauricio

Hi Mauricio,
can You provide a patch ?


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