Hi, nkb,

On Sat, 18 Sep 2004 18:59:57 +0900, nkb <nkb / pacific.net.sg> wrote:
> I'm on linux with ruby 1.8.2 (2004-07-29) [i686-linux]
> I think it is the latest available preview from the website. OR is there
> a even more latest version I could get?

Hmm.  Http-access/2.0.4 should work with your ruby.

I suddenly remember one possibility.  Do you have openssl installed? 
Would you please try this?

$ ruby -ropenssl -e 0

And, please run ssl_client.rb with -d option.

$ ruby -d ssl_client.rb

Regards,
// NaHi