Peter C. Verhage wrote:
> After some more debugging I found out that the following string (and
> other strings read from the file on disk!) cause the exception:
> 
>    epointment#1481
> 
> Seems like an ordinary string to me. But when I print this string to the
> console, copy it and assign it directly to one of the attributes of the
> structure (instead of reading it from the file) the problem disappears.
> 
> If I reassign the value of the structure attribute using:
> 
>    obj.attr = "#{obj.attr}"
> 
> The problem also magically disappears.
<snip>
> Does anybody have an idea what might be the problem here? And why SOAP4R
> might be choking on this?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Peter

I'm new to Ruby, so forgive me if I'm saying something ignorant, but...

You said you checked if it was frozen.  Did you check if it was tainted?

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