"Ernie" <erne / powernav.com> wrote in message
>     However, you can overcome this by
>         data=Marshal.dump(some_object)
>         fin.print data
>
>       on the client side you can retrieve the object
>       some_obj=Marshal.load($stdin)

Just curious ... what client side ?
Are you trying some kind of distributed ruby ?
If yes, have you looked at drb on RAA ?

Would be interested in looking at your code.
Thanks,

-- shanko