On Sun, Feb 05, 2006 at 08:35:00AM +0900, Curt Hibbs wrote:
> On 2/4/06, pihentagy / gmail.com <pihentagy / gmail.com> wrote:
> > The test script:
> > require 'socket'
> >
> > hostname = ARGV[0]
> > puts "Making socket to #{hostname}"
> > sock = TCPSocket.new(hostname, 80)
> > mesg = "GET / HTTP/1.1\r\nHost: #{hostname}\r\n\r\n"
> > puts "writing to socket #{hostname}: " + mesg
> > sock.write mesg
> > puts "Wow, no hang!"
> >
> > hangs on www.google.com
> >
> > Anyway, my internet connection seems to be ok...
> 
> How can you say your internet connection is ok when you can't get to
> google? I can get to google and I can ping gems.rubyforge.org -- there
> is defintiely something wrong with your internet connection.

I think he was hinting that the problem lies in Ruby's TCPSocket...
See [145244] for instance.

-- 
Mauricio Fernandez