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Solving "Open uri redirect forbidden" for http request #1

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khaled0fares commented Jan 5, 2016

I've noticed that you used (http) protocol instead of (https) when sending get request to Wikipedia.
Using http protocol causes open_uri redirect forbidden error.

The solution is to add open_uri_rallow_redirect gem which is built on top of open_uri.

what i committed:
1- Adding open_uri_allow_redirect as a run time dependency
2- In file lib/askwiki.rb i changed open_uri to open_uri_allow_redirect and added OpenURI.allow_redirect which is a module method that takes a block(your open method wrapped in that block :) )
3- Removing my Rakefile which i created just to install the gem locally and make sure it worked and it did .

emad-elsaid pushed a commit that referenced this pull request Jan 5, 2016

Emad Elsaid
Merge pull request #1 from khaledmohammedfares/master
Solving "Open uri redirect forbidden" for http request

@emad-elsaid emad-elsaid merged commit 7ac7c21 into emad-elsaid:master Jan 5, 2016

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