Issue #10179 has been reported by George Shank.

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Bug #10179: Net::HTTP::Get.new("https://google.com").basic_auth(user_name, password) should throw exception stating the need to set use_ssl to true
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/10179

* Author: George Shank
* Status: Open
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Category: 
* Target version: 
* ruby -v: 2.1
* Backport: 2.0.0: UNKNOWN, 2.1: UNKNOWN
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Alternatively Net::HTTP could just detect https urls and do this for you.

I suggest:
raise Exception("Accessing https without ssl\n url:#{URL}\n Please use http.use_ssl = true")



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