Currently ``urllib2`` *does not* support fetching of ``https`` locations
- through a proxy. This can be a problem.
+ through a proxy. However, this can be enabled by extending urllib2 as
+ shown in the recipe [#]_.
is set to use the proxy, which urllib2 picks up on. In order to test
scripts with a localhost server, I have to prevent urllib2 from using
+.. [#] urllib2 opener for SSL proxy (CONNECT method): `ASPN Cookbook Recipe