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^ Net::SMTPFatalError: 550 Administrative prohibition
104010 [stedak chart] I have used the following code before
104018 [dross code-e] What OS are you using? Try a port beyond 1024.
104066 [stedak chart] I have a hosted web account that uses sendMail. It is Linux 7.2.
104070 [rcoder gmail] I believe that David was trying to establish whether the code was
104092 [stedak chart] Our SMTP servers are configured as secure relays. This means that you cannot simply reference "mail.yourdomain.com" as an Outgoing mailserver unless you successfully log in via one of your pop3 accounts at "mail.yourdomain.com' before you try to send. This is a mandatory setting to prevent spammers from using our mailservers as havens for unsolicited email. If you are getting a "relaying prohibited" or "disconnected by administrator" error, it means that you haven't logged into the pop3 server at your domain before you tried to send through the smtp server at your domain. To log in, you need to check for mail first.
+ 104094 [dross code-e] well whoops. Thats what I get for getting language libraries confused (and not
+ 104095 [rcoder gmail] You'll need to use the Net::POP library
  104107 [stedak chart] Worked like a charm!

^ ruby-lang.org virtual hosts down - where else to get mod_ruby?
104016 [mreed theree] Apparently the virtual host config was lost as part of the
+ 104017 [jeffrey.dik ] I love google.
+ 104019 [shugo ruby-l] I fixed it.

^ What is a binding for Ruby?
104024 [piir earthli] I need to use voice dictation software Dragon NaturallySpeaking on
+ 104058 [discord mac.] A binding (in this context) is an interface that lets Ruby use a
+ 104059 [brett_willia] A "binding" indicates that the underlying software library (usually

^ Which classes are installed on my system?
104035 [piir earthli] Even though these seem extremely silly and simple questions, I haven't
104060 [discord mac.] If you have ri installed, run `ri -c` to get a list of known classes.
104075 [rcoder gmail] ObjectSpace.each_object(Class) do |c|
104076 [discord mac.] This will give a list of loaded classes. Complex, for instance will not
104085 [Stephan.Kaem] So much is true, however if you 'require "whatever"' and "whatever" is
104148 [ng johnwlong] The attached gives a better idea when you run it on windows. Be careful

^ extension problem with the one-click installer
104039 [quixoticsyco] Could someone confirm the following segfault for the one-click Windows
104266 [quixoticsyco] To the one-click installer team (or anyone else), have you

^ Drb graceful shutdown
104041 [han.holl pob] As far as I can see from the source, there is no other way to end the connection
104083 [drbrain segm] Nope!  There's no way to gracefully disconnect a DRb session, since you
104084 [carl.youngbl] So how do you gracefully shutdown your application?
104091 [drbrain segm] You must be careful when designing an application that uses DRb so that
104232 [han.holl pob] [ cut ]
104268 [drbrain segm] K96045@segment7.net>...
104324 [han.holl pob] You get back a NoMethodError, no such method for nil (NilClass).

^ ruby hosting
104045 [csshsh struc] im searching for ruby hosting. shared hosting would be great, since
+ 104046 [kingsley ice] www.kattare.com
+ 104052 [aredridel nb] My company does this -- anything you like within reason is okay.
+ 104057 [pbrannan atd] I'm using linode.com; it costs a little more than web hosting ($20/mo),
+ 104081 [dave davedem] Not sure about fastcgi, but http://rootr.net is the host I use, and my

^ ruby one-click installer issue with extensions
104050 [curt hibbs.c] I'm cross-posting this to see if anyone here can offer more concrete and/or
+ 104051 [curt hibbs.c] ...
| 104073 [quixoticsyco] I was shocked to see my private email appear in the ML, but I'll respond to
| 104090 [joaopedrosa ] The 1.8.1.13 version of the Ruby installer has some
+ 104080 [dooby d10.ka] *Just* an opinion ...
  104088 [quixoticsyco] Do you mean compiling extensions, or installing them?  To compile them
  + 104089 [quixoticsyco] Just to be pedantic, this should be $sitearchdir
  + 104096 [dooby d10.ka] Given those two alternatives, I'd say both.
    104138 [quixoticsyco] It isn't :)
    104144 [dooby d10.ka] Thanks, Jeff.

^ [ANN] wxRuby 0.4.0 has been released!
104061 [curt hibbs.c] wxRuby 0.4.0 has been released and is now available for download from

^ compiling ruby under windows (+ gtk stuff, is the gtk list dead?)
104069 [kgergely mcl] mingw 3.1.0
104086 [quixoticsyco] I don't use msys but I can tell you how I compile mingw32-ruby
104087 [joaopedrosa ] Masao has a guide on compiling Ruby and, most

^ JRuby: How does one keep Java objects as Java objects so they can be used in method calls?
104097 [steve.drach ] I'm trying to use JDOM and JRuby (yes I know about RexML).  In the following
104102 [enebo acm.or] java_alias :JFile, :File
104139 [steve.drach ] Ok, I think I understand.  It's because the constant File was already
104154 [enebo acm.or] yep.  I was not the designer of the java integration so I can only

^ [ANN] cs/Template 0.1.2
104098 [sean celsoft] cs/Template 0.1.2
+ 104101 [dooby d10.ka] name : Sean O'Dell
+ 104386 [careck circl] very nice template library! I like it because the syntax is xml agnostic
  104391 [sean celsoft] You can make the template object a class @@variable, instance @variable or a

^ Syntax/Highligth rules for Jasspa Microemacs
104111 [Meino.Cramer] does anyone know of a syntax and highlight scheme, which can be used

^ comp.lang.ruby,comp.cad.autocad,comp.org.user-groups.meetings,comp.os.linux.setup,comp.sys.laptops
104113 [nocker anima] comp.lang.ruby,comp.cad.autocad,comp.org.user-groups.meetings,comp.os.linux.setup,comp.sys.laptops

^ Problems with FileUtils in Rake
104116 [cc1 cec.wust] task :examples do
104117 [nobu.nokada ] rm_rf File.expand_path(%{~/.ruby_inline})
104118 [cc1 cec.wust] Ah.  Hmm.  Is there a way to force it to do tilde expansion if the
104121 [nobu.nokada ] Which application do you mention about, Rake?

^ Comparison of GLs for plotting (x,y,z) pts?
104120 [piir earthli] I need to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking on Windows 2000 and I haven't
104169 [alex delete.] In WxRuby you could use a Device Context to draw lines, points, fills,
104213 [piir earthli] While that's pretty easy.  Thanks for showing me that!

^ [ANN] EuRuKo 2004 News
104122 [mneumann nte] We have very good news!
+ 104178 [chadfowler g] Congrats on finalizing the conference.  Only a week after I leave Munich! :(
| + 104180 [armin xss.de] - EasyJet,
| + 104183 [jamesUNDERBA] I'm expecting to be near Munich (Kempten, actually) around September :(,
|   104187 [armin xss.de] Bavaria in fall is nice. Stay longer if you can :-).
+ 104235 [armin xss.de] Sponsors?
+ 104236 [armin xss.de] Is there a core-ruby programmer in Europe around
  104237 [surrender_it] I'd say Guy Decoux :)
  104241 [armin xss.de] good idea. I send him an email;

^ Problems with Rake
104123 [cc1 cec.wust] How come if a project has a dependency of task clean, which kills all
104130 [jim weirichh] If you have tasks that create tilde files (i.e. file names ending in ~),
104142 [cc1 cec.wust] No task creates ~ files in my rakefile, however, if my editor leaves ~
104152 [jim weirichh] Can I see an example rakefile that does this?
104159 [jim weirichh] Just a quick update in case anyone is interested.  Charles sent me his

^ Convert binary to decimal and hex numbers
104125 [piir earthli] I would like to convert binary numbers to decimal and hex numbers.
104126 [tim bates.id] When you're dealing with numbers internally to Ruby, it doesn't matter
104214 [piir earthli] Thanks for showing me that!  I think I've got it now.

^ SWS 0.3 released
104128 [childNOSPAM ] I have just released version 0.3 of my SWS web application development

^ SDS 0.3 released
104129 [childNOSPAM ] I have just released version 0.3 of my SDS database access and OR mapping

^ [RCR] IO#readn
104132 [mneumann nte] I suggest to add a method readn to the IO class (and to StringIO,
+ 104134 [ahoward noaa] don't you think the code will be just as long/annoying with a begin/rescue
| 104135 [mneumann nte] No, as I wouldn't use a rescue clause in this case. It's better to crash
| + 104136 [neoneye adsl] Wouldn't it be better then to change the behavier of #read itself, so
| | + 104140 [mneumann nte] Right. You have my vote for it!
| | + 104141 [sean celsoft] I agree, a method called to read n bytes should raise an exception when it
| |   104143 [behrends cse] Except that the semantics of read() specify that _at most_ n bytes will
| |   + 104146 [sean celsoft] Yep, you're right...I guess that would apply even in a scripted environment.
| |   + 104150 [ahoward noaa] exactly.  if don't like the way it works now, try writing code which reads
| + 104151 [ahoward noaa] but another read may give one more byte - then you'd have your 4?  even if one
+ 104149 [vjoel PATH.B] Here's an option that gives the programmer the option of chosing whether

^ wanna do a good thing?
104153 [alena123 mai] I'm a girl of 19 and I live in Russia. Two years ago my parents divorced and now I live only with my mother

^ problem with ssl and webrick ...
104155 [kh.wild wico] charset=US-ASCII;
104157 [drbrain segm] This requires the next two lines to be un-commented.
104162 [kh.wild wico] So stupid. That's the fault. Thank you very much.

^ Enumerable module
104156 [zen19725 zen] I've just downloaded Ruby and I'm looking for the source code for
+ 104158 [cmills frees] Yup.  See enum.c
| 104192 [zen19725 zen] Is that for efficiency, or because it wouldn't be possible to
| 104206 [sroberts uni] Efficiency, its one of the most commonly used modules in ruby.
+ 104165 [bob.news gmx] "phil hunt" <zen19725@zen.co.uk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 104166 [kristof vlee] If you are looking for the implementation, it is part of the

^ RDE: Problems with German Umlauts (Umlaute)
104160 [axel.friedri] when saving a file "myfile.rb" with RDE to disk, opening and saving
104163 [mailinglists] I guess that RDE saves as UTF-8. Try some other codeset option in
104167 [axel.friedri] - Type Umlaut 'όΚ ( = ue = 0xFC ) to RDE, no newline(!),

^ Re: Problems with German Umlauts (Umlaute)
104161 [dooby d10.ka] I can't offer a solution, but I see the problem.

^ String#dump and interpolation
104164 [hal9000 hype] I'm working on a tiny code generation problem.

^ StringIO class ?
104168 [dummy script] inside a buffer. Is there something like pythons StringIO class ?
+ 104170 [mneumann nte] Have you tried StingIO :-)
| 104189 [sean celsoft] That works for the most part.  If you ever have trouble getting EVERYTHING
+ 104171 [hal9000 hype] require 'stringio'

^ Subprocesses on UNIX/Linux
104174 [Meino.Cramer] How can I call a subprocess ( like "ls -l" ) and get back the output
+ 104175 [surrender_it] puts `ls -l `
+ 104176 [jgb3 email.b] a = `ls -l`
| 104198 [mghallNo Spa] a = %x{ls -l}
+ 104177 [daniel boven] you have to use backticks (or so..).. you can find it next to the ?
+ 104179 [clr1.10.rand] IO.popen("ls -l") do |io|

^ ANN: REXML 3.1.2
104181 [ser germane-] REXML 3.1.2 is up for grabs.  It includes bug fixes, and improvements

^ rubys web performance
104182 [csshsh struc] i have to admit that im kinda disappointed by ruby because of its
+ 104186 [mailinglists] I don't know rails but if you work with a non cgi architecture, like
| 104191 [csshsh struc] that means that mod_ruby and fcgi actually dont cache all the
| 104193 [usenet andre] You are right.
| + 104195 [csshsh struc] well, even when i dont do any orm or database stuff at all its fairly
| | 104197 [usenet andre] Of course, but there is a solution: use fastcgi. Try PHP as CGI, it will
| | 104200 [csshsh struc] not really. like i said, i didnt measure the overhead created by the
| | + 104202 [usenet andre] Where's the problem? You have to load the files only once, so it doesn't
| | | 104203 [csshsh struc] well, but i think thats exactly the point why ruby is really hard to use
| | | + 104204 [aredridel nb] In short, PHP is optimized for ease of computer parsing.
| | | | 104205 [csshsh struc] hehe.. 'my application is really slow, but thats because the application
| | | + 104207 [usenet andre] I agree, ruby support on shared servers is poor. This is one of the
| | | | 104227 [lists zara.6] my experience with php seems to confirm this. php compilation is so fast
| | | | 104240 [beast system] I'd go with this, and the statement that PHPs syntax is 'optimized'
| | | | 104253 [lists zara.6] I know the feeling :-) Sometimes I curse while coding in PHP. Though it
| | | + 104211 [surrender_it] I just thought of this: does rails uses ERB or ERuby ?
| | | | 104212 [csshsh struc] its not really a issue with rails..
| | | | + 104231 [lists zara.6] <<<
| | | | + 104234 [mneumann nte] Can you show us your PHP file which you used for measuring?
| | | + 104242 [patrick hexa] Try Kattare.com, they've told me they do mod_ruby hosting.
| | |   + 104246 [dummy script] Just that they do so does not mean that shared mod_ruby hosting is now
| | |   | 104303 [patrick hexa] Well, I haven't fiddle much with mod_ruby.  But I have had the opposite
| | |   + 104309 [jmarshall99 ] How about using a host that does "virtual (private|dedicated)"
| | |     104310 [patrick hexa] I have one of those too :-)  I use kattare.com because I have been
| | + 104226 [lists zara.6] try php cgi with several php extensions pre-loaded in php.ini, it can
| + 104254 [khaines enig] The disadvantage to running something as a CGI is that there is a parsing
|   104257 [usenet andre] "classes are cached".
|   104258 [khaines enig] Maybe I misunderstood.  My impression was that he was talking about the
|   104260 [mailinglists] Did you try Clearsilver ?
|   104265 [ksibilev bel] I'm using Clearsilver with ruby-fcgi module to implement a commercial
+ 104210 [surrender_it] just one thing: How did youm measured time?

^ [ANN] Net::SSH 0.0.1
104188 [jgb3 email.b] Now available for your hacking pleasure: Net::SSH 0.0.1
104249 [guslist free] 1) Will this patch version of openssl be release with ruby in the
104251 [jgb3 email.b] Yes. The patch has been accepted and applied to the Ruby/OpenSSL sources.

^ RDOC Bug
104190 [jim weirichh] I have a function like this ...
+ 104196 [gsinclair so] A related bug is this: if there's a comment inside the method, RDoc
+ 104355 [dave pragpro] Fixed - thanks for the report.

^ Cleaning up IO#popen
104194 [evanm frap.n] I think IO#popen could stand to be changed, and I wanted to run my ideas by
104217 [nobu.nokada ] In 1.9, it can as well as Kernel#system.
104243 [evanm frap.n] Hey,
104298 [nobu.nokada ] Sorry, I've forgotten to update the document.
104358 [evanm frap.n] Great, that's also a workable way.
104435 [nobu.nokada ] I admit there will be better ways much.  But I'd like to
+ 104437 [ahoward noaa] i like 'spoon', or 'spork' pesonally.  ;-)
| 104440 [nobu.nokada ] I never knew the trademark, thank you.  I think it is call
| 104514 [dooby d10.ka] I haven't heard 'spork' until now, either.
+ 104449 [evanm frap.n] Sure. My main concern is looking to the functions in the base classes and

^ the name of an class?
104199 [kh.wild wico] maybe a dummy question. sorry.
104201 [aredridel nb] I think that what you want is self.class.name --

^ [ANN] 'addlib' project underway
104208 [gsinclair so] As per my "announcement" of a non-standard library project[1], I'm

^ Broken rpa-base Gem (was: Re: [ANN] rpa-base 0.1.0 "kitanai")
104209 [batsman.geo ] I have realized that the gem is broken and unusable; rpa-base was not
104218 [botp delmont] it works (was able to install instiki remotely). thank you.

^ Problem with mkmf, have_header, and windows
104215 [djberg96 hot] Ruby 1.8.1-13
104216 [nobu.nokada ] Show us the mkmf.logs.

^ Big screnshot with some of the little Ruby-GTK programs that I've written
104219 [joaopedrosa ] Hey all,

^ "warning: fork terminates thread"
104220 [hal9000 hype] I'm not really troubled by this much, but I want to understand it.
+ 104225 [vjoel PATH.B] I guess it means the thread is terminated in the child, as soon as as
+ 104245 [ahoward noaa] i use this

^ THANK YOU! Was Re: Subprocesses on UNIX/Linux
104221 [Meino.Cramer] Thank you *very much* for the fast response to my question !

^ About top-level method
104222 [ssk chol.nos] I'm reading a book named "Teach yourself Ruby".
+ 104223 [vjoel PATH.B] Only in irb, as I understand. Try it using 'ruby file.rb', and you'll
+ 104224 [ayrnieu gmai] Well, you tested it in irb.
+ 104228 [surrender_it] => true
+ 104252 [sean celsoft] The Object class is the base of every other class, and is itself an instance
  + 104256 [batsman.geo ] $ ruby
  + 104259 [ssk chol.nos] Thank you for the reply.
    104261 [sean celsoft] My guess is irb ignores the private flag to allow you to test what you wish
    104262 [rcoder gmail] I don't think irb is ignoring the "private" flag -- you're actually
    104267 [ssk chol.nos] If I understand correctly, one can't call a private method via object name
    + 104269 [sean celsoft] Ruby implements global space in a unique way.  It secretly puts everything in
    + 104270 [quixoticsyco] class A
    + 104271 [hal9000 hype] No, I don't think that's quite right. My guess would be that when

^ HTMLDiff problem
104229 [sma 3plus4.d] I'd a problem with Instiki's usage of HTMLDiff. Assume you've these two
104233 [sma 3plus4.d] In case anybody cares, I think I fixed the problem by filtering the

^ what happened to RCR 65?
104230 [surrender_it] I was recently noticed of the existence of RCR65 that suggested
104239 [dblack wobbl] It is actually on RCRchive, among the legacy rejected RCRs
+ 104247 [dummy script] This is the final sentence in the RCR65
+ 104255 [surrender_it] Oops. Sorry for the noise :)

^ Re: Welcome to our (ruby-talk ML) You are added automatically
104238 [oldsoul gmai] #help
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