Thu Dec 21 2006 13:41 rest-open-uri:
My open-uri hack isn't going into Ruby anytime soon, so rather than have to devote a bunch of space in the book to hacking or reimplementing, I packaged it as the
rest-open-uri gem. You can use it wherever you'd use
open-uri, and it supports entity-bodies and all the HTTP methods. It's the only Ruby HTTP client library I need!
And I think it should work even in programs that also use
open-uri (so long as you
require it after