class Net::HTTPRequest

This class is the base class for Net::HTTP request classes; it wraps together the request path and the request headers.

The class should not be used directly; instead you should use its subclasses.

Subclasses for HTTP requests:

Subclasses for WebDAV requests:

Public Class Methods

new(path, initheader = nil) click to toggle source

Creates an HTTP request object for path.

initheader are the default headers to use. Net::HTTP adds Accept-Encoding to enable compression of the response body unless Accept-Encoding or Range are supplied in initheader.

Calls superclass method Net::HTTPGenericRequest::new
# File lib/net/http/request.rb, line 37
def initialize(path, initheader = nil)
  super self.class::METHOD,
        self.class::REQUEST_HAS_BODY,
        self.class::RESPONSE_HAS_BODY,
        path, initheader
end