In article <7530f5cc0501111341480d7450 / mail.gmail.com>,
  Neil Kohl <nakohl / gmail.com> writes:

> At work I'm behind a proxy server that requires authentication. After
> a bit of tinkering I came up with the attached patch that adds support
> to open-uri.

Thank you for the patch.

But I think an environment variable should not contain a password
because it is visible from other users.
-- 
Tanaka Akira