>>>>> "T" == Tjabo Kloppenburg <tk / hcsd.de> writes:

T> Is it right that ruby's File.open works only with local files? If yes - how 
T> can I access distant files (URLs) ?

 Use a library. Net::HTTP (in 'net/http') for http://... , Net::FTP (in
 'net/ftp') for ftp://..., etc

 You have examples in the documentation of these libraries.


Guy Decoux