On Jan 11, 5:25  ᮮ 
> 2009/1/11 Luis Lavena <luislav... / gmail.com>:
>
> > On Jan 10, 4:21 pm, Michal Suchanek <hramr... / gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 10/01/2009, Luis Lavena <luislav... / gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> > On Jan 10, 2:47 pm, Heesob Park <pha... / gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >  Hi,
>
> >> > > 2009/1/10 Luis Lavena <luislav... / gmail.com>:
>
> >> >  > On Jan 10, 8:15 am, Heesob Park <pha... / gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >  >> 2009/1/10 Roger Pack <r... / doachristianturndaily.info>:>> Anyone knows any web application for bounties? I'm interested in
> >> >  >> >> contribute to this one and also one for Readline!!!
>
> >> >  >> > Yeah I'm in for Readline :)
> >> >  >> > Note that highline has a getc for windows, and cmd is alsoeadline
> >> >  >> > like, so I believe it is possible :)
>
> >> >  >> > -=r
> >> >  >> > As a note I get the same error message Luis does.
>
> >> >  >> I guess you are looking for ruby_readline [1] .
>
> >> >  > Hello Park,
>
> >> >  > Actually I'm looking to an API-compatible replacement, which should
> >> >  > work with IRB and auto complete capabilities.
>
> >> >  > Not only that, but a solution that can work across platforms,
> >> >  > including Windows :-)
>
> >> >  > There is a solution called RawLine [1] but is not API-compliant with
> >> >  > ReadLine.
>
> >> >  > Thank you again for your pointer.
>
> >> >  > [1]http://rubyforge.org/projects/rawline/
>
> >> >  I found the pure Perl implementation of the readline libraries called
> >> >  libterm-readline-perl-perl [1]
>
> >> >  I hope some one could port it into Ruby.
> >> >  If no one port it until the end of this month, I will port it.
>
> >> > Well, I don't have the time, but I can give some contribution for it,
> >> >  º>
> >> >  BTW, I succeeded "gem build" as well as "gem install" with my zlib.rb
> >> >  and rbzlib.rb.
> >> >  You should test it with the latest zlib.rb and rbzlib.rb at  ²
>
> >> > I've run the specs of Zlib for your code:
>
> >> >   >
> >> > 38 examples, 25 failures
>
> >> I guess it's expected. Different implementations give different
> >> compression results.
>
> > The failures are related to wrong number of arguments.
>
> > if a replacement for Zlib is developed, it must comply with Zlib specs
> > located in rubyspec:
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> >http://github.com/rubyspec/rubyspec/tree/b83d7e5f40659f551c7e94667ffe...
>
> > It should implement the exact same compression strategies. If not, is
> > not a "drop-in" replacement.
>
> >> Of course, the spec might be more high-level but then an
> >> implementation that does not compress at all would likely work as
> >> well.
>
> > The spec is being used across IronRuby, Rubinius, JRuby and the Ruby C
> > (MRI). So the pure-ruby replacement must comply.
>
> At last, my zlib.rb and rbzlib.rb    
> As before, you can download athttp://121.78.227.9/rbzlib/
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> Finished in 1.323951 seconds
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> 77 files, 38 examples, 88 expectations, 0 failures, 0 errors

Good work. I just tried it out. Both reading and writing seemed to
work fine. Generating a gem for my largest project, windows-pr, worked
fine as well.

Awesome!!!

Announcement forthcoming...

Regards,

Dan