Ah, yes, but many proxies require credentials for each new HTTP
connection, which is the kind I live behind. I will have to try the
bleeding edge Gems sometimes.

Cheers,
Dom

On 9/28/05, Jim Freeze <jim / freeze.org> wrote:
> On 9/28/05, Jim Freeze <jim / freeze.org> wrote:
>
> >   curl -o --proxy-user `whoami` --proxy my.work.proxy ftp://ftp.some.small.file
>
> I failed to mention that curl here prompts me for my proxy password.
> This is what makes gem work without the password.
> The system is smart enough not to keep asking me for my password.
>
> --
> Jim Freeze
>
>