il 11 Sep 2003 11:54:58 -0700, gruby / sysarchitects.com (John) ha
scritto::


>On my box (OS X 10.2.6, ruby 1.8), hostname is 'localhost'.
>
>On my developer's box (FreeBSD 4.8 stable, ruby 1.8), hostname is
>'localhost.subdomain.domain'.
>
>I think my box is correct. Is this a bug?

IMO
it depends from /etc/hosts and the OS name resolution , not from ruby