--- Minero Aoki <aamine / loveruby.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>   In mail "Re: Trying to use Net::HTTP sample
> program from "The Ruby Way""
>     Ludwigi Beethoven <aix_tech / yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > > >   h = Net::HTTP.new("www.ruby-lang.org", 80)
> > > >   resp, data = h.get("/en/index.html", nil)
> > > 
> > > What version of ruby are you using?
> > > If it is ruby 1.8, try latest version.
> 
> > The version, ruby -v, that I am using is:
> > 
> > 1.7.2 under MS/Windows.
> 
> Ah, I'm sorry.  "ruby 1.8" means "devlopping branch
> of ruby".
> 1.7.x and 1.8.0 is both developping branch, you need
> to update
> ruby.
> 
> Reason:
> 
>   * net/http is incompatible with the one included
> in ruby 1.6.
>     Net::HTTP#get returns [HTTPResponse, String] in
> 1.6,
>     but same method returns the single HTTPResponse
> object
>     in 1.7.x and 1.8.
> 
>   * But for backward compatibility,
> HTTPResponse#to_ary is
>     added.  So you can use old code without
> modifying code.
>     This modification is done in ruby 1.8, you need
> update
>     ruby to 1.8.
> 
> Regards,
> Minero Aoki
> 


I upgraded to 1.8.0 and I am still getting the same
error. I am not sure what's going wrong with what
appears to be a simple program.
ruby -v returns: ruby 1.8.0 (2003, 05, 26)[i386-mswin32]

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