On Nov 30, 2006, at 1705 , Cyrus Ghalambor wrote:
> I'm working on a simple scraping tool and the open() method has  
> suddenly
> stopped working! This 2 line program fails with a ECONNREFUSED  
> exception
> in open-uri:
>
> require "open-uri"
> open("http://www.yahoo.com")

Are you behind a proxy?

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