In mail "[ruby-talk:21787] Re: net/http problems on FreeBSD 4.4-RC"
    Jason DiCioccio <geniusj / bluenugget.net> wrote:

> > I strongly suggest to call #start explicitly, with block, ALWAYS.
> > I did not test implicit #start hardly so it might cause strange
> > connection bugs.
> 
> Thanks! This works perfectly on the BSD box, the Solaris box, and the OS X box,
> and it looks a bit better too frankly.  I feel silly though for putting the

You are lucky  :-)
I add this note to the net/http.rb documentation.


> Ah well.. Not that I plan on using it again, but will implicit #start calls
> be fixed in the future?  Or perhaps removed?

I want to fix of course. But it may be done in 1.7 because it
need to change internal structure so much.


Minero Aoki