In article <m21xbq1s6n.fsf / Kent.local>,
  Kent Sibilev <ksibilev / bellsouth.net> writes:

> OK, I didn't know about it. In this case, should it still provide a
> little bit more user-friendly API anyway? Something like: 
>
> open("http://www.example.com", :auth_info => [user, pwd]) do |f|
>  ...
> end

Implemented.

open("http://...", :http_basic_authentication=>[user, password])
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Tanaka Akira