For what it is worth, I live life behind an authenticated proxy, so I
would really like to see gems handle it. Right now I have to dl gem
files and use the --local option, which is doable but painful.

On 9/28/05, Austin Ziegler <halostatue / gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you, and you're right -- that's ugly. I *think* that RubyGems
> currently uses open-uri, but I could be wrong. Still, it might be
> necessary to go that direction in the case of HTTP proxies.
>
> -austin
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