William Crawford wrote:
> Thaddeus L Olczyk wrote:
>> The code is simple:
>>
>> Net::HTTP.start("code.whytheluckystiff.net",80) { |http|
>>   print(http.head('/yaml'))
>> }
>>
>> The error I get is that an EINVAL exception was generated.
>>
>> Using telnet to preform the same request, everything seems fine.
>>
>> I am using the latest version of Ruby on Windows ( NT4 SP6 ).
> 
> That code seems to work fine on linux with Ruby 1.8.4. I get:
> 
> #<Net::HTTPOK:0xb7bef67c>=> nil
> 
> And if I change to .get('/yaml').body I get the body of the page, as 
> expected.

Works for me, too.

Local firewall that explicitly blocks accesses from ruby and not from 
telnet?  Just a wild guess...

	robert