For anyone interested, I've created an raa-install mailing list at:
http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/narf-lib-raainstall

All are welcome. 

-Tom

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 09:26:06AM +0900, why the lucky stiff wrote:
> On Monday 09 December 2002 04:57 pm, Tom Clarke wrote:
> > I've heard about this problem before - I don't think it was caused by
> > anything you did. It's unfortunate, the only reason the gzip library
> > is in the package is for windows users....
> >
> > Maybe I'll check it out on a windows box and see if I can figure out
> > what's up.
> >
> > -Tom
> 
> Tom:
> 
> I have a fix for this.  The Tempfile which is used to handle HTTP reads 
> greater than 10k isn't reading in binary mode.  We'll release a 0.0.6 
> tomorrow to fix a number of Windows (and Ruby 1.7) glitches.
> 
> In the meantime, you can simply increase the `size_limit' buffer inside of 
> raa-install to buffer everything in memory.  Look for the line in 
> `lib/raainstall/raaopen.rb':
> 
>   def initialize(basename='ruby-uri', size_limit=10240)
> 
> And increase the size_limit default to 128k or so.
> 
> _why
> 
>