> -----Original Message-----
> From: mathew [mailto:meta / pobox.com] 
> Sent: Friday, August 19, 2005 10:06 AM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: Geturl with net/http package
> 
> 
> Daniel Berger wrote:
> >Mohit Muthanna wrote:
> >>Remove the 'http://' from the 'server' variable.
> > 
> > It would take a minimal amount of code to make it work with 
> or without 
> > the "http://" prefix.  Any chance this could be patched?
> > 
> > I also recommend accessors for @address and @port.
> 
> You should be using the URI class to parse and assemble URLs; 
> there's no 
> need to duplicate that functionality in net/http. URI 
> provides address 
> and port accessors. Also, if you want an easy wrapper around net/http 
> and uri, there's already open-uri.
> 
> (Also, I've contributed some improved documentation for 
> net/http which 
> will hopefully make it to ruby-doc.org soon.)

Sounds good.  I'll submit a patch (or you can, if you prefer).

Regards,

Dan