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Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
Content-Disposition: inline

> > irb(main):003:0> URI.parse "
> > http://london_airport_transfers.hotels-london.co.uk/transfer.php"
> > URI::InvalidURIError: the scheme http does not accept registry part:
> > london_airport_transfers.hotels-london.co.uk <http://london.co.uk> <
> http://london.co.uk>



An _ is forbidden by RFC952.


Okay, so the address is not valid. But Firefox resolves it and there is a
webserver answering. I do want to access the URI from Ruby.

Any help on how to overload the URI class to accept URIs with _ greatly
appreciated.


Cheers

Hagen

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