On 08:28 Mon 21 Feb     , Tom Reilly wrote:
> The folowing is a program from The Ruby Way page 441
> #--------------------------------------
> require 'net/http'
> 
> begin
>    h = Net::HTTP.new("www.ruby-lang.org",80)
>    resp, data = h.get("en/index.html",nil)
> rescue => err
>    puts "error: #{err}"
>    exit
> end
> 
> puts 'Received #{data.split.size} lines, #{data.size} bytes
> #-------------------------------------
> 
> The program works fine on a Dell laptop running Windows 2000 professional
> 
> It will not work on a laptop using an AMD athlon processor running 
> Windows 2000 professional

Can you be more specific? Do you get a raised exception? If so, what
is the exception? Also, what version of Ruby do you have running on
the AMD machine?

- Jamis

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