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:

Class Methods

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.