It seems the show stopped anyway.
If you try
(define uri (string->uri "http://www.ubuntu.com
(http-get uri #:version '(1 . 0))
you'll get a correct result. But if you try with "http://friendfeed.com
Unable to connect to database server
and that's what happens with my radio station site too. Interestingly, I tried with
curl -http1.0 http://friendfeed.com
and got a different result.
Also, the version indicated in the response from friendfeed is 1.1 while itś 1.0 in the response from www.ubuntu.com
So it seems to me that this workaround of indicating a http 1.0 request introduces too much unpredictability from the servers; I'm probably running in a not so common case so some shoddiness in servers configurations is emerging
As for curl, I'm not even sure it is fulfilling my whish to use a http 1.0 request, there was such a bug some time ago. I don't wanna know. I didn't try with wget because I couldn't find the right switch. Again, I'm not sure I wanna know
So probably this pet project will have to wait some more. At least until the common http 1.1 cases will be covered
What do you think ?
Thanks you all, people, anyway