What is the correct procedure to run the Ruby example on page
153 from the pickaxe book?  Thanks.  ERA

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Ron Jeffries <ronjeffries / acm.org>
Reply-To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2001 23:10:03 +0900

>Hi Gang,
>
>I've been through the newsgroup and the web sites and could use some
>help with Tk in Windows. Does anyone have Conrad's widget demo running
>on Win 2000? 
>
>When I run widget, I get a stack problem:
>
>	from /cygdrive/c/ruby/lib/ruby/1.6/tk.rb:811:in `_invoke'
>	 ... 736 levels...
>	from ./tkencoding.rb:25:in `_invoke'
>	from /cygdrive/c/ruby/lib/ruby/1.6/tkafter.rb:14
>	from C:\ruby\samples\tk\demos\widget:14:in `require'
>	from C:\ruby\samples\tk\demos\widget:14
>
>This seems to be caused by requiring tkafter, if I remove that then I
>get the problem a little later, caused by tkencoding. If I remove
>that, I get 
>	command not found: cat ./button.rb
>which I suppose would be trivial to get around if I had a clue what
>"cat' is.
>
>So, anyway, is there a windows version of this stuff?
>
>Or am I on the wrong track entirely? What I'm trying to do, with Chet
>Hendrickson, is prepare for a demo we're doing at Software
>Development. We just need a fairly simple GUI, with a list box, a text
>box, some scrolling, simple menus, etc.
>
>I'm finding translating between the Perl/Tk and Ruby to be a bit hard
>for those first bites. 
>
>Thanks,
>
>Ron
>
>Ronald E Jeffries
>http://www.XProgramming.com
>http://www.objectmentor.com
>