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^ OT: 8x15 buttons
103474 [martindemell] Anyone wanna do a ruby one?
+ 103475 [surrender_it] lovely, thanks :)
+ 103489 [austinetsu y] There is a great web interface to the button generator found at
+ 103528 [jamesUNDERBA] ...
  103537 [mailing-list] One of those buttons says "Ruby 1.4" - I think they're due for an

^ method_missing and send
103476 [nml fjserv.n] I'm in the process of writing a logging package for a project. The actual
+ 103477 [surrender_it] well, you have to consider that warn is already a method in ruby;
+ 103478 [decoux moulo] #warn is a private method of Kernel
| 103500 [nml fjserv.n] Thanks for that. I see that send does indeed call the private method.
| 103730 [david loudth] I too found it odd, but very convenient. By using obj#send, you also
| 103834 [pbrannan atd] IMO instance_eval is better for that case.
+ 103576 [jean_hugues_] As a side note, you may want to consider a solution
  103591 [vjoel PATH.B] Nice. Small point: it's more efficient to use yield than to instantiate

^ Livschitz on Programming Languages
103482 [Bil.Kleb NAS] I kept thinking of Ruby while she pined for a more intuitive
103485 [surrender_it] 'Stupid SUN employee, you had Self that solved all this and you choose
103534 [jamesUNDERBA] Here's a more recent case of "Oh, why wasn't it Ruby?"
103562 [Mark.Volkman] Where can I find information about "Gist"?  That's a tough one to Google.
103628 [DocBoobenste] I assume he's talking about GIST - Generic Information Server Toolkit

^ Re: [BUG?] Seqfault sorting array of Files by ctime
103486 [robertm spel] Just to follow up on myself.

^ Rakefile under Cygwin: permission denied
103491 [ jimm io.com] The Rakefile
+ 103493 [robertm spel] Can't help with your problem but I am intrigued about how your Cygwin prompt looks like below. When I CD into the equivalent directory my prompt (using bash and rxvt) is
| 103499 [ jimm io.com] Robert,
+ 103496 [bob.news gmx] "Jim Menard" <jimm@io.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  103498 [ jimm io.com] This is Windows XP and my login has admin privileges: what permissions? :-)
  + 103501 [bob.news gmx] "Jim Menard" <jimm@io.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  | 103508 [ jimm io.com] Robert,
  + 103529 [nobu.nokada ] Why it's not
    103544 [ jimm io.com] I don't know why. File.mtime(name.to_s) works.

^ Can't use FileUtils
103504 [r_mueller im] irb(main):003:0> FileUtils.mkdir('uno')
103506 [surrender_it] the 1.8 dir is there for you to require files. The builtin stuff like
103512 [r_mueller im] Thanks (or "Vielen Dank"), Gabriele.

^ Can't use fileutils
103505 [r_mueller im] irb(main):003:0> FileUtils.mkdir('uno')
103507 [usenet hys.i] You have to "require 'fileutils'" before using its methods.
103513 [r_mueller im] Thanks Hynek,

^ idioms for dup/clone
103510 [pbrannan atd] Suppose I have an class that needs to implement its own dup/clone
+ 103514 [decoux moulo] For 1.6 Kernel#dup is implemented via Kernel#clone
| + 103575 [bob.news gmx] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 103595 [chr_mail gmx] When redefining #initialize_copy it might be vice or
+ 103515 [bob.news gmx] Just some thoughs and code snippets - no general solutions here...
  103693 [pbrannan atd] Good catch, thanks.
  103819 [bob.news gmx] "Paul Brannan" <pbrannan@atdesk.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ [Way OT] RE: OT: 8x15 buttons
103542 [Austin.Ziegl] What *I* want to know is ... who did Austin.dup a few times without

^ [OT] Re: [ANN] celsoft.com/Battery 0.1.1
103556 [tom infoethe] James, you arbitrarily picked the * character for emphasis.  I shall
+ 103558 [sean celsoft] No, the * character is often use for emphasis, and it's his prerogative.
| 103561 [tom infoethe] Touche!
| 103570 [jamesUNDERBA] self.petard.hoist?
+ 103569 [jamesUNDERBA] Oh, man, I can't _wait_ (see? patch applied!) for the ruby-irony and

^ Re: [OT] [ANN] celsoft.com/Battery 0.1.1
103559 [discord mac.] I'm sorry to say, but I think Nathaniel is wrong about that :) I'd like
103563 [sean celsoft] That's not the precise meaning of the word, but Nathaniel did admit to it, and
+ 103564 [zdennis mkte] If you are going to have democracies and diplomacies can someone please
| 103565 [sean celsoft] Competition is a good motivator too.  It has the side-effect of nullifying
| 103566 [Austin.Ziegl] This says more about you than you realise, Sean. By the by, did you
| 103568 [sean celsoft] Actually, I just found a lot of little things were sort of annoying me with
+ 103579 [discord mac.] I think I probably wasn't clear what I meant by diplomacy. I didn't
| 103585 [sean celsoft] No, I actually used the word arbitrary with no malicious intent, and then
+ 103620 [nathaniel ta] Thanks for not trying to insult me, Sean, but please quote me in full...
  + 103623 [sean celsoft] Then you're changing your story about the order.  Which is fine, too.  It
  | 103648 [billk cts.co] ...
  | 103681 [sean celsoft] Here's one of your own, kids.
  + 103651 [relm 3tlk.ne] class TC_Zoo < Test::Unit::TestCase

^ Ruby Tk - dialog windows
103572 [mhm26 drexel] use TkDialog, though, is there any good documentation?  I need a
103611 [nagai ai.kyu] Please read dialog1.rb and dialog2.rb included in the 'Ruby/Tk widget

^ Ruby and popen
103581 [commo infote] front end to rsync, and I am having some issues, I have read alot of the
103825 [csaba phony_] $stdout.sync = true

^ TLS support in Net::IMAP?
103589 [carl.youngbl] Please forgive me for my ignorance but I'm interested in writing a

^ RedCloth problem with a nested list
103600 [Stephan.Kaem] Loaded suite E:/test_redcloth_nestedlist
103606 [ruby-talk wh] The problem is that the first list you're creating starts with two
103667 [Stephan.Kaem] First of all, thanks for the answer _why.

^ OT: Cool Signature! [was OpenSSL: patch]
103637 [ng johnwlong] This signature is amazing! How long did it take you to come up with
+ 103644 [usenet hys.i] it's pretty common for perlers to have such signatures.
+ 103666 [jgb3 email.b] Hynek has it right -- it was inspired by the myriad "japh" sigs ("Just
| + 103669 [mneumann nte] Hehe, mine can even do cool graphics ;-)
| + 103670 [nobu.nokada ] Nobu Nakada
|   103709 [hal9000 hype] Very entertaining! Are all these yours? If you are collecting
|   + 103713 [gfb tonesoft] Hmm, I wonder why it does not work in Ruby 1.6.8, it prints
|   | 103718 [hal9000 hype] Yes, there was a change in the PRNG.
|   | 103733 [gfb tonesoft] Thank you, I found it.
|   + 103719 [neoneye adsl] I have just made my first signature
|   | 103734 [neoneye adsl] I managed to make it even more opfuscated
|   + 103789 [nobu.nokada ] Almostly written by eban.
+ 103895 [karlvonl rcn] Unfortunately, I've previously only posted to c.l.r from work, where I use
  + 103903 [ng johnwlong] Amazing. That is nifty.
  + 103925 [surrender_it] that's cool. Yet, it's missing the word ruby somewhere in the image ;)

^ [Gateway ML->NG]  Sam
103639 [dooby d10.ka] (For Dennis, mainly)
+ 103642 [flgr ccan.de] This message also seemed not to get through from the Mailing List to the
| + 103685 [sroberts cer] Btw, this is a validly encoded header field.
| + 103732 [dooby d10.ka] Right.  It's from Jun07 (a reply with no refs.) and would have been fixed by
+ 103684 [sroberts cer] Hey, that's my name!
  + 103692 [discord mac.] `sudo hostname ensemble`? I had a similar thing going on on my mac box
  + 103714 [dooby d10.ka] Hey, thanks for the correction, Sam!
  + 103720 [beast system] Uhm, not to be a RFC nazi, but what do you base that on? Ol' 822
  | + 103764 [aredridel nb] Actually, that's a bindism. The whole trailing dot thing only pertains
  | + 103853 [sroberts cer] The DNS specifications talk about DNS domain names ending in an
  + 103739 [dooby d10.ka] AFAIK, Message-ID: is assigned by your ISP's mail server.
  + 103828 [aaron schrab] Mutt generates its own Message-ID headers so that they'll be present in

^ [BUG] Small bugs with frozen things
103646 [flgr ccan.de] Moin!
+ 103653 [bob.news gmx] "Florian Gross" <flgr@ccan.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 103657 [flgr ccan.de] Moin moin moin!
| | 103660 [bob.news gmx] "Florian Gross" <flgr@ccan.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 103702 [gsinclair so] I use it occasionally.
|   103820 [bob.news gmx] "Gavin Sinclair" <gsinclair@soyabean.com.au> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   + 103840 [gsinclair so] I had a thought about a solution today.  Let's just say that Date#to_s
|   + 103856 [pbrannan atd] There's no need for this.  You can't change what object an instance
|     + 103859 [sean celsoft] Just an idea regarding frozen objects: this and other myriad situations could
|     | 103935 [bob.news gmx] "Sean O'Dell" <sean@celsoft.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|     + 103934 [bob.news gmx] "Paul Brannan" <pbrannan@atdesk.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 103829 [nobu.nokada ] Moin,

^ "Litte Ruby" book
103650 [csaba phony_] The book (or book-germ) entitled "A Little Ruby, A Lot of Objects" was
103652 [usenet andre] ...
+ 103686 [carl.youngbl] Does anyone know what happened to this book?  It looks like the author
| 103741 [marick visib] I'm here. I hope to restart at some point, but other projects keep
| + 103786 [carl.youngbl] Good to hear.  It seems like a great idea.  The Schemer books were great.
| + 103812 [ssk chol.nos] I downloaded your book and read the metaclass part.
| + 103822 [rasputnik he] Great news, this was a really clear explanation of parts of Ruby
| + 103972 [photis orist] I don't know if this is the right place, but reading this tread got me
| | 104007 [carl.youngbl] (commenting without having read the material quoted) Maybe he is
| | 104110 [JRoshan blr.] charset="us-ascii"
| | 104703 [marick visib] Yes. It would perhaps be clearer if I used a different character in the
| + 104702 [marick visib] The book is back, at http://www.visibleworkings.com.
|   104709 [jamesUNDERBA] Glad to see the book is available again; sad that you do don't have
|   + 104752 [JRoshan blr.] charset="us-ascii"
|   | 104765 [marick visib] Thanks for the kind words. I do want to continue the book, but I'm now
|   + 104983 [marick visib] It still exists. I have three questions about the book from earlier in
+ 103826 [csaba phony_] Huh, thanks, I didn't know this source... This book is quite valueable, as
  + 103835 [JRoshan blr.] charset="us-ascii"
  + 103909 [nick activeh] Yes, but I don't like what it did to the ice cream.

^ define_method with singleton classes?
103654 [csaba phony_] I'd like to use an existing proc object as a method for a singleton class.
103656 [nobu.nokada ] This singleton class has no effect.
+ 103759 [dooby d10.ka] foo.singleton_class.class_eval do
| + 103761 [hal9000 hype] Yes, thank you, that is one of my favorite RCRs
| + 103833 [csaba phony_] Fine, I did so :)
+ 103832 [csaba phony_] Thanks, cool!

^ [ANN] self.promote.com/energizer
103658 [quixoticsyco] [ANN] self.promote.com/energizer
+ 103659 [martindemell] GC.start
+ 103663 [surrender_it] to everybody playing "I'll have the last word" in recents threads
+ 103682 [sean celsoft] Another mature one.
+ 103705 [hal9000 hype] ")".intern

^ ri BUG was Re: ri not work in Ruby Installer for Windows
103662 [zakaria suar] I finally able to track down the problem.

^ instiki: how to disable views
103665 [clr1.10.rand] Dear instiki users,
103728 [david loudth] The instiki.org wiki has few pages for asking questions and getting
+ 103785 [carl.youngbl] It would be nice if instiki detected whether or not those features
| 103814 [david loudth] Instiki does actually detect whether pdflatex is available on the
+ 103816 [clr1.10.rand] OK. I am a complete wiki novice, so I didn't dare to put such a small

^ Notice on ruby-lang.org mailing list service restart
103674 [shugo ruby-l] = WWW/FTP service restart
103675 [tom infoethe] Very nice, thanks much for all your efforts!

^ WWW/FTP service restart
103676 [shugo ruby-l] (The subject of the last message was slipped.)

^ ruby-dev summary 23671-23689
103679 [ko1 atdot.ne] [ruby-dev:23672] CVS server

^ Layout Manager questions in FxRuby
103683 [NoOne Nowher] I posted this earlier but it seems to have been rejected,  perhaps because I
103794 [lyle knology] You're adding the buttons directly as children of the FXMainWindow;
+ 103798 [lyle knology] OK, I tried it under Windows and I'm seeing the (different) behavior
+ 103851 [NoOne Nowher] Thanks very much for your response.
  103866 [dooby d10.ka] [For interest only]

^ Arjen Jongeling, een oude bekende
103687 [ noem il.com] Hoewel, Arjen Jongeling is hier nog nooit geweest en ik denk dat Arjen Jongeling hier ook nooit meer zal terugkomen. Sterker nog, Arjen Jongeling zit hier helemaal fout. Maar ja, het doet het goed in de Google archieven.

^ a newbie question about main, Object...
103697 [ssk chol.nos] I am trying to understand Ruby's pure OO concept.
+ 103731 [vjoel PATH.B] That's a good question.
| + 103743 [vjoel PATH.B] Oops. This code works, but it's a little confusing. Since I included
| + 103817 [decoux moulo] The glossary say, about main
|   104067 [kbullock rin] This thread brought up an interesting idea in my mind. If one truly
|   + 104104 [g_ogata optu] There was a time when toplevel defs were *private* instance methods of
|   | 104115 [timsuth ihug] They still are. This was just an irb thing.
|   | + 104124 [eban777 gmai] ...
|   | + 104133 [g_ogata optu] Oh.  irb bug then?  :/
|   + 104114 [dooby d10.ka] Not one that I've seen a lot of.
+ 103846 [d.tore stude] As I understand it, "main" is an object of class Object that everything
+ 104065 [kbullock rin] If you declare a method at top-level, it is a method of Object. For
  104078 [ssk chol.nos] Excellent explanation, Kevin!
  104093 [kbullock rin] Glad I could help.

^ CGI::Session Question
103748 [orion2480 ho] I am using eruby/mod_ruby on a website I am developing.  Everything is going

^ webrick dns lookup deactivate ...
103774 [kh.wild wico] Is there a way to deactivate

^ insttiki question
103791 [greg brondo.] Any try and exerb the thing to create a complete standalone implementation?
103793 [flgr ccan.de] It has been tried -- there was a minor problem however: Instiki uses the

^ SVG::Graph looks awesome...
103797 [piir earthli] I'm trying to install SVG::Graph through the link below.
103809 [surrender_it] download the .zip package. Then unzip it and open a prompt.
103897 [piir earthli] I have done that however, I don't know it's working right.  I'm trying
+ 103901 [austin halos] SciTE
+ 103902 [rcoder gmail] Todd,

^ Re: mkdir -p
103799 [botp delmont] ah, Thank you Minero. My question is no big deal really. I just thought it

^ Is the modruby mailing list still in existence?
103802 [ninux earthl] A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
+ 103823 [rasputnik he] It's up (a bit quiet) - ISTR the error is because you didn't put two
+ 103848 [shugo ruby-l] modruby ML will be moved from the old machine to another machine.
  104037 [shugo ruby-l] modruby ML is restarted:)

^ [OT] Re: undefine
103803 [dooby d10.ka] Hope I haven't chopped out important context but ... Wha_???
103804 [walker letha] What I believe Josh meant isn't threading as in real threads, but the subject line. It's kinda annoying when people's clients don't add the "Re: " header by default.
103806 [dooby d10.ka] daz
+ 103808 [walker letha] I went way back to read the post you were commenting on and now I get what you were complaining about.
+ 103837 [rt alum.wpi.] I see.  I guess I'm used to Outlook (which appears to be a

^ ANN: Zeus Programmers Editor V3.93
103810 [jussij zeuse] Zeus for Windows Version 3.93 Now Released
103849 [jamesUNDERBA] Are there any known issue with having both RubyScript and the Windows
103913 [jussij zeuse] Unfortunately I can not help you with this. For my purposes I

^ Re: 'Litte Ruby' book
103813 [kingsley ice] Excellent - can't wait to see them !

^ [ANN] Active Record 0.8.4: Reflections
103818 [david loudth] What's new in Active Record 0.8.4?

^ [ANN] FXRuby-1.0.29 Now Available
103824 [lyle knology] All,
103827 [rich lithino] I'm confused - this isn't the fxruby release that matches up with FOX 1.2 is
103830 [lyle knology] No, but thanks for asking; I should have made that more clear. This is just

^ http://raa.ruby-lang.org/ problems?
103831 [Ara.T.Howard] i am experiencing something quite strange:  if i use lynx to view
+ 103838 [lyle knology] Works for me. I just visited http://raa.ruby-lang.org about ten minutes ago
+ 103869 [unet rexx.co] [inability to read http://raa.ruby-lang.org/ with mozilla]
| 103871 [mailing-list] I just looked at the sourcecode for the website, and I must say, whoever
+ 103896 [nahi keynaut] Raa.ruby-lang.org (whose IP address is 210.251.121.210 now) had the IP

^ Possibly improvable code
103836 [r_mueller im] ram@lilith:~/src/ruby$time ruby -e 'num=STDIN.gets; a=Array.new; (0..9).each
+ 103843 [Ruben.Vandeg] # get the input
+ 103919 [r_mueller im] 11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111
  103923 [Ruben.Vandeg] The above code is pretty nice.. I didn't know about the
  103987 [relm 3tlk.ne] There is a trade-off, but you may need to throw in some kanji or unicode
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