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This preference allows you to define the override default socket type for non-SSL HTTP connections.
Possible values and their effects
Any valid string that can be passed to getSocketProvider. Empty string uses the default socket type (Default).
First checked in
2002-09-05 by Darin Fisher
Has an effect in
- Netscape (all versions since 7.0.1)
- Mozilla Suite (1.0.2 and all versions since 1.2a)
- Phoenix (all versions)
- Firebird (all versions)
- Firefox (all versions)
- Thunderbird (all versions)
- Minimo (all versions)
- SeaMonkey (all versions)