Talk:Squid (software)

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Squid Guard[edit]

Squid Guard is censorware, not Squid, however it does not have an article. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Midnightcomm (talkcontribs) 00:07, 17 January 2006

You're right. I'm removing that category. I have a squidGuard article brewing. Gskuse 06:17, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

Judgmental IPv6 statement[edit]

"However,the lack of IPv6 support, even as of 2006 in any official versions of Squid is a glaring omission."---This is judgmental and out of place in an encyclopaedia. One might lower in the article say that "the lack of such-and-such has been viewed as a glaring omission"; for the time being I'll simply alter it to "However, even the most recent official version of Squid lacks IPv6 support." —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 00:05, 28 July 2006

The development version (3.0) includes initial support for IPv6, I've edited accordingly. Gskuse 06:20, 8 February 2007 (UTC)


Souids are related to octopuses but squids have 10 tentacles not 8 like octopus. How many gigabytes can it store on its hard drive. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 17:26, 30 July 2006

Squid appears to only be limited by the bounds of the OS and file system used for cache_dir. It also supports multiple cache dirs in parallel (ie: you can have 2 cache dirs on separate disks and squid will spread the load between them). If anyone has information to the contrary, it can be added here. I operate with two 70 GB cache dirs. -- (talk) 17:42, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

Privacy concerns[edit]

Squid can violate people's privacy. It has anonymising features etc. etc. which the admin can enable if that's what the admin wants. It also has logging features, which can be useful, and/or they can be use to track users' browsing habits - without the user knowing that any logging is happening, and without the user knowing what logging is possible. This can't be ignored in the article. Gronky 00:52, 14 August 2006 (UTC)


The link to "Squidrunner" looks rather like link-spam to me. Is it seriously worth inclusion? ~hugo. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 02:03, 29 November 2006

Fair use rationale for Image:Squid-cache logo.jpg[edit]

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Image:Squid-cache logo.jpg is being used on this article. I notice the image page specifies that the image is being used under fair use but there is no explanation or rationale as to why its use in this Wikipedia article constitutes fair use. In addition to the boilerplate fair use template, you must also write out on the image description page a specific explanation or rationale for why using this image in each article is consistent with fair use.

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BetacommandBot (talk) 05:33, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

Youtube Reference[edit]

Not sure if this is accurate, as to youtube's technique and approach. Will be researching.--rocketrye12 talk/contribs 01:58, 30 October 2010 (UTC)