In message "Re: [ ruby-Patches-8309 ] add usage of uri.userinfo to open-uri.rb"
    on Tue, 30 Jan 2007 23:25:36 +0900, <noreply / rubyforge.org> writes:

|open-uri('http://user:pass / www.host.de/') does not work as expected.

According to RFC3986, supporting userinfo in URI is dangerous, so that
open-uri will not support it.

							matz.