100526-109991 subjects 101001-108288

^ Re: ruby 1.8 differences?
100701 [dooby d10.ka] #to_sym seems to be preferred over #intern.

^ [bug] irb or xterm crash with UTF-8
100721 [neoneye adsl] irb(main):001:0> $KCODE='U'
100733 [angus quovad] [Simon Strandgaard <neoneye@adslhome.dk>, 2004-05-19 13.45 CEST]
100737 [neoneye adsl] That makes sense. Thanks.
100795 [dickey saltm] but the thread seems to indicate it wasn't setup properly for UTF-8 anyway.
100798 [neoneye adsl] yes.. I only wanted Ruby to use UTF-8.. but not output UTF-8.
100828 [dickey saltm] I took a quick look at your example, and (won't have time til the weekend)
100858 [neoneye adsl] XTerm(189)
100891 [dickey saltm] most do not (for Linux).
100986 [neoneye adsl] <lame idea>
101027 [dickey saltm] I'd rather just make it work properly (in this case, -k8 is fixing
101028 [neoneye adsl] Ok.
101054 [dickey saltm] perhaps sometime I'll work with Ruby, but for now have more than enough work.

^ regexp widehex glitch
100724 [neoneye adsl] Within regexp's you can match a hexbyte by typing '\x42'

^ Arguments and formal variables
100726 [angel tyrex.] In first place I sorprised with te behavior of formal variables inside a
+ 100744 [neoneye adsl] You will need to box the value.. there are many way to do this,
+ 100748 [bob.news gmx] "Angel Martin" <angel@tyrex.mine.nu> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  100754 [angel tyrex.] El mié¬ 19-05-2004 a las 16:38, Robert Klemme escribióº
  100878 [bob.news gmx] "Angel Martin" <angel@tyrex.mine.nu> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Prolog Jokes (was Re: Zero is true ... whoda thunk?)
100728 [lyle knology] Sorry to change the subject, but for some reason this thread of

^ 0 is a Number, too! (was: Zero is true ... whoda thunk?)
100732 [burtdav hotm] Equal rights for Numbers: 0 is a Number, too!
+ 100736 [Gavri_F info] This post is more convincing than all the other posts combined!! :)
+ 100765 [vjoel PATH.B] Print bumper stickers! Three words say you're a ruby fan...
+ 100826 [nick activeh] Not to beat a dead horse, but semantically Ruby's mechanism makes sense

^ UDP Asynchrone connection problems
100735 [greg.burri n] I have made a little server-client system based on UDP protocole. the
100745 [decoux moulo] You don't say what is your sytem : I suppose Windows, no ?
100747 [greg.burri n] Sorry, the problem appears under windows (XP + ruby 1.8) and linux (debian
100974 [danj 3skel.c] I think you are doing a connect with the UDP socket that ties the two

^ ODBC connection string for MS-Access
100740 [sdate everes] I have tried the following strings for connecting to MS-Access using
+ 100739 [sdate everes] Forgot to mention that I am on Win XP(Home) using the latest
+ 100752 [joaopedrosa ] I've tested it successfully.
  100820 [shanko_date ] I tried method 2 (DSN less) described in that post as
  100837 [shanko_date ] That worked ... thanks a million Joao !!!
  100861 [mneumann nte] require 'dbi'
  100871 [sdate everes] Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
  100872 [mneumann nte] Ruby/DBI has moved from Sourceforge to RubyForge. It's new home is
  100880 [sdate everes] Oops, sorry ... I was installing the previous download. My bad!

^ Bug in Vector class?
100743 [dave.baldwin] dave 31% irb
100749 [matz ruby-la] We defined Vector#+ as addition between vectors.  Tell me if it is a
100759 [dave.baldwin] I was hoping  to see

^ test ignoreit plz
100751 [vendas.jeans] test only. do not spam please.

^ Fortran Format?
100793 [qubert orbit] OK, I have an algorithm that I created to format a series of numbers
+ 100794 [hal9000 hype] More like
+ 100796 [msparshatt y] A better way would be to be to use the sprintf method (documented on
| + 100806 [ahoward noaa] ~ > cat a.rb
| + 101175 [bob.news gmx] "Mark Sparshatt" <msparshatt@yahoo.co.uk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 100797 [surrender_it] => "  3.150122.5\n"
+ 100842 [quixoticsyco] How about calling your FORTRAN routines directly from ruby?
  100843 [quixoticsyco] oops, that's [ruby-core:2905]

^ Re: One class per file
100799 [rohitlodha h] One class per file can help to have on demand loading. requires loads all

^ threads, Hash#delete_if, and ruby segfaults.
100804 [nspring cs.w] should the following code cause the ruby interpreter to segfault?  If
100814 [matz ruby-la] It is fixed in the latest snapshot.

^ bad maths
100808 [morg borgeby] i = 0
+ 100809 [morg borgeby] sry, i was testing around with different numbers so i copied wrong
| + 100812 [ljz asfast.c] First, look up "floating point arithmetic" on Google (include the
| + 100849 [unet rexx.co] [repeated adding of 0.1 not coming out exact]
| + 100855 [unet rexx.co] A small addendum to my previous answer.  If you need exact decimal
+ 100811 [hal9000 hype] Look for a thread about a week or so ago. :)
+ 100821 [flgr ccan.de] Moin!

^ Autographed Pickaxes (was Re: CSV bug?
100816 [cyclists nc.] Personally I would pay more than the cover price for an autographed copy,
100847 [dave pragpro] Autographing a book is an honor for the author, and not something to be

^ [ANN] RubyConf 2004 Preregistration is now open!
100823 [chad chadfow] charset=US-ASCII;
100868 [chadfowler g] As a couple of people were kind enough to point out, there is a very

^ Web GUI Testing (Re: How to duck type? - the psychology of static typing in Ruby)
100833 [jamesUNDERBA] I've been using Ruby at my current job to test a web app via Internet
+ 100975 [paul.rogers ] James - can you make this additional code available?
| + 100990 [burtdav hotm] I wonder: does (Explorer -> Tools -> Folder Options -> View tab -> check
| + 101029 [jamesUNDERBA] Sure, with the typical disclaimer that goes with
+ 100998 [david loudth] Rails[1] provide access to the rendered template _without_ going
| + 100999 [khaines enig] Iowa is like this, as well.  Iowa applications operate off of an
| + 101005 [jamesUNDERBA] I was testing a site built with JSP and similar crap, running under
+ 101034 [djberg96 hot] Dunno if it's relavent, but perhaps a port of Perl's WWW::Mechanize
| 101205 [paul.rogers ] is good for testing in some situations. I would love for someone to
+ 101056 [drbrain segm] =20
  101298 [jamesUNDERBA] Yes and no.  That's available via the controller, but it gives you some

^ Where to download FXRuby library; where to put it; RUBYLIB, RUBYPATH env. vars
100839 [NoOne Nowher] I'm just starting to do some GUI using Hal Fulton's excellent intro to
+ 100840 [hal9000 hype] Thanks for the compliment. Most of that section was written by someone
| 100848 [NoOne Nowher] It's well deserved: all the examples that were complete programs ran "out of
+ 100841 [rich lithino] If you're on Windows (as it looks like you are), then you can just use the
| 100851 [NoOne Nowher] Thanks for the response.  Now that I've got all the FXRuby stuff from Hal's
| 100887 [lyle knology] Richard,
+ 100883 [lyle knology] I don't have Hal's book in front of me at the moment, but you should be

^ Vim with Ruby support -- Win32 binary?
100856 [mvondung gmx] Vim offers Ruby support, but only if it was compiled with the +ruby
100923 [NOjmarshallS] It is updated fairly frequently, and includes Ruby support along with
100966 [mvondung gmx] Thanks! That's exactly what I had been looking for. :) I knew about the

^ Multicasting with Ruby?
100857 [ dle rim.com] I'm trying to "listen" on a multicast using Ruby.  After trolling the
100976 [danj 3skel.c] I got your program running under solaris. Solaris has some alignment
101002 [ dle rim.com] Thanks Dan!  It worked beautifully.  Changing "host" to "addr" (OK, that
101009 [jamesUNDERBA] Pardon my networking ignorance, but in this example, where does the
+ 101018 [danj 3skel.c] $ host
+ 101032 [ dle rim.com] As Dan had stated, I chose the multicast address arbitrarily.  Up to you

^ to_bool analogous to to_str, not to_s
100860 [burtdav hotm] Maybe it's the latter that's the nice shortcut, an object's existence or not

^ Ruby's builtin Datastructures
100862 [spam0504 bss] for some time I'm wondering if there exists a library with datastructures
100865 [neoneye adsl] deque, queue, list.. then ruby's builtin Array class will fit.
+ 100875 [bob.news gmx] "Simon Strandgaard" <neoneye@adslhome.dk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 100876 [spam0504 bss] Thanks for your answer. I should have looked in the raa by myself. Just a
  + 100879 [neoneye adsl] I don't know how Array is implemented.. I think matz (Ruby's author) has
  | + 100888 [batsman.geo ] amortized O(1), I think
  | | 100955 [cc1 cec.wust] How much does it cost for an array access in the middle?  Why does it cost
  | | 100991 [batsman.geo ] O(1), since an Array is implemented as a C array of VALUEs.
  | + 100890 [DocBoobenste] 8< ----- snip -----
  + 100900 [angus quovad] [Brian Schroeder <spam0504@bssoftware.de>, 2004-05-20 14.23 CEST]
  + 100907 [discord mac.] One of the great things about ruby is how easy it is to test things
    100911 [quixoticsyco] But look what happens for larger data,
    101003 [discord mac.] oops. I messed up - I plead sleep deprivation.

^ [ANN] Ruby/DBI 0.0.23
100863 [mneumann nte] I released Ruby/DBI 0.0.23.
+ 100902 [djberg96 hot] Hmm....I was just wondering if views should be included as part of the
| 101102 [mneumann nte] I think tables() should return everything that can be queried using a
+ 100969 [nick activeh] Excuse me if this is a silly questions, but why such a low number,
  101100 [mneumann nte] It's just that I was/am too lazy to go to a 0.1 or even 1.0 version.

^ seraching backward in files
100867 [clr1.10.rand] Dear ruby hackers,
+ 100869 [neoneye adsl] Ruby's native regexp engine cannot go backwards... thats why I
| 100885 [clr1.10.rand] your solution would probably the most clean one, but would require an
| 100889 [neoneye adsl] Good luck.
+ 100873 [angus quovad] [Patrick Gundlach <clr1.10.randomuser@spamgourmet.com>, 2004-05-20 13.03 CEST]
| 100882 [clr1.10.rand] Yes, this is cool. It works like charm. Thanks for pointing this out.
+ 100877 [ahoward noaa] if you are on linux you might want to simply
  100884 [clr1.10.rand] Oh, right, I forgot about tac. But this could be slow on large files

^ Debian Ruby
100874 [paul luon.ne] I just wanted to let Debian users and developers know that a Debian Ruby

^ Files ugly clone
100886 [neoneye adsl] I want to clone a filedescriptor, but no matter
100903 [ahoward noaa] doesn't this do it?
100904 [neoneye adsl] Hmmm bad proof of concept.. Therefore I will have to
100908 [neoneye adsl] Solved, just discovered that #dup clones, but without
100940 [bob.news gmx] "Simon Strandgaard" <neoneye@adslhome.dk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
100953 [neoneye adsl] Yes the file concept is in general old.. it has some oddities.

^ Include into class after instance is created
100893 [spam0504 bss] it's me again with another question. I want to include a module only after
100894 [ksibilev bel] Use Object#extend instead of include.
100896 [spam0504 bss] Thanks for the tip.
+ 100909 [ksibilev bel] $ irb
+ 100912 [alex delete.] That's the default behaviour of extend. If you wanted to do extra things

^ variable scope in required files
100895 [dave.baldwin] file a.rb
+ 100897 [angus quovad] [Dave Baldwin <dave.baldwin@3dlabs.com>, 2004-05-20 16.08 CEST]
+ 100920 [kbullock rin] In C, unless you declare them extern[1], variables are private to the

^ Autogenerating test targets with mkmf?
100899 [djberg96 hot] targets

^ [rcr] make File#dup intuitive
100910 [neoneye adsl] position is not copied.. try this example for yourself
+ 100952 [dooby d10.ka] Works here.
| 100954 [neoneye adsl] Hmm.. this begins to look like a freebsd specific problem.
+ 100978 [nobu.nokada ] I've expected it had been fixed.
  100979 [neoneye adsl] I just applied your patch.. it seems as the position now
  100980 [nobu.nokada ] Sorry, too stupid.
  + 100981 [neoneye adsl] I have sligthly adjusted your original patch, so it now works
  | 100982 [neoneye adsl] Your new patch works like a charm :-)
  + 101010 [neoneye adsl] Will this wonderful patch be committed to cvs ?
    101381 [neoneye adsl] [snip patch]
    101427 [matz ruby-la] Go head, Nobu.
    101442 [neoneye adsl] Excelent!  a pleasant birthday present.. Thanks Nobu+Matz.

^ Dealing with primitives
100913 [rohitlodha h] The ruby currently deals with only ints with one bit to differentiate it
+ 100917 [flgr ccan.de] Moin!
| 100944 [bob.news gmx] "Florian Gross" <flgr@ccan.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 100948 [quixoticsyco] In general, compile-time type knowledge is mutually exclusive with the

^ YAML and mod_ruby
100915 [hal9000 hype] Here's a small puzzle.
100919 [ruby-talk wh] I can't explain exactly why this is happening, but I'm removing the

^ Broken lcm
100916 [unet rexx.co] Ruby version: ruby 1.9.0 (2004-05-10) [i686-linux]

^ vuby - VM for Ruby
100922 [rohitlodha h] I have been working on vuby for a month. I feel now that this should be open
+ 100924 [Gavri_F info] This definitely isn't an open-source license. Check out  http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php
| + 100925 [rohitlodha h] This definitely isn't an open-source license. Check out
| | + 100927 [rohitlodha h] on reading it fine print ( I am not a lawyer) I find point one is also
| | + 100929 [rt alum.wpi.] Well, depending on the situation, since you are the copyright holder
| |   + 100932 [Gavri_F info] it does say that.
| |   | 100933 [Gavri_F info] sorry about that. sent the mail by mistake before i was done composing it. i intended to quote the relevant portion.
| |   + 100937 [rohitlodha h] Well, depending on the situation, since you are the copyright holder
| |     100939 [msparshatt y] You're right that open source wouldn't work if people acted in the way
| + 100936 [carl youngbl] There is plenty of room in the GPL for charging money for your software
+ 100928 [msparshatt y] Using this license your application won't be open source, at least not
| 100942 [ko1 atdot.ne] [ Re: vuby - VM for Ruby ]
| 100996 [surrender_it] did you noticed libjit ?
| + 100997 [ko1 atdot.ne] gabriele renzi <surrender_it@rc1.vip.ukl.yahoo.com>
| | + 101181 [feldt ce.cha] I started wrapping it in a Ruby extension. Problem is it requires C++
| | + 101200 [george.marro] Hmm .. it's GPL. No problem with that generally, but how good a fit is
| + 101015 [ptkwt aracne] That's interesting.  What a great idea: put all the JIT functionality into
+ 100935 [ptkwt aracne] So it will be a super-set of the current JVM?
+ 100961 [matt technor] I don't use Windows for anything but playing games, so I may not do

^ Overriding "", [], and {}
100926 [dejaspam bat] Is there any way to cause "", [], and {} to have different behaviors.
+ 100931 [hal9000 hype] I thought of something like this three years ago. It's not possible.
+ 100934 [ruby-talk wh] This isn't what you're looking for, but I think it's the best answer.
  100943 [bob.news gmx] "why the lucky stiff" <ruby-talk@whytheluckystiff.net> schrieb im
  100957 [hal9000 hype] But then the order in the "ordered hash" is not necessarily the same
  101177 [bob.news gmx] "Hal Fulton" <hal9000@hypermetrics.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ How can I use Ruby for ASP
100941 [ssk chol.nos] I've been using Python and starting to use Ruby.
100946 [burtdav hotm] Do you really want to use ASP? Will RubyWebDialogs
+ 100947 [achou tealea] charset="iso-8859-1"
+ 100959 [ssk chol.nos] Dave, what I want is to make IIS recognize Ruby Scripting Engine.
  100989 [burtdav hotm] IIS Management -> Web Sites -> Properties -> Home Directory tab ->
  101006 [ssk chol.nos] Thanks, Dave!

100945 [chrismo clab] Anyone got any handy WDDX Ruby stuffs lying 'round? RAA doesn't seem to
100993 [nahi keynaut] I haven't seen WDDX Ruby module.  It might be a time for clxmlserial to

^ [HOWTO] -Set  Key Sequence/Shortcut  WINDOWS
100950 [xarek spymac] /Hello Ruby fans/
+ 100964 [assaph avaya] Hola!
+ 100967 [dooby d10.ka] Unable to follow :-(
  101011 [xarek spymac] I've done it ...but it does not work (weird !), currently I'm using a software
  101016 [achou tealea] charset="iso-8859-1"

^ require "fox/responder" does the job ... thanks
100963 [NoOne Nowher] Thanks for your posts.
100970 [lyle knology] require 'fox\responder'
101680 [NoOne Nowher] Thanks for these add'l details.  There were so many responses on this thread

^ Where to a store libary-folders for additional pkgs?
100968 [NoOne Nowher] I just downloaded a neat FXRuby package,  ListView,  from
+ 100972 [lyle knology] You're right that the listview widget is independent of the Ruby version
+ 100973 [lyle knology] You're right that the listview widget is independent of the Ruby version

^ Re: signaling a ruby thread from a win32 native thread
100971 [nobu.nokada ] Current ruby interpreter implementation doesn't allow to be

^ EUROKO 2004 [was: Re: Introducing myself - Sascha Ebach]
100987 [Stephan.Kaem] Sorry to bother again, but is there any news on that in the meantime?
101107 [mneumann nte] Yes and no :-) (hmm, it's not really funny)

^ Digital Mars C++. How to compile?
100994 [dmitry_n_orl] How I can compile&build Ruby sources by DMC?