On Nov 28, 2007, at 04:53 AM, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> On 11/27/07, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
>> At that point, RubyGems is doing the equivalent of:
>>
>> ruby -e "require 'openssl'"
>>
>> I'm researching why RubyGems now seems to require OpenSSL, but  
>> haven't
>> discovered the cause yet.
>
> Signed gems are done with SSL.

This appears to be happening regardless of signing of gems.