114155-117093 subjects 114559-115654

^ TK grid error.
114332 [Becker004 gm] Just trying a TK example i found and i get an error
114451 [nagai ai.kyu] Thank you for your report.

^ I Like Choice (Re: Range syntax theory and Re: Too Many Ways?)
114355 [james graypr] And it works today with no changes, so you can start using it
114361 [zdennis mkte] I am not saying requesting we kill '...' . I was merely pointing out an
114485 [angus quovad] [Zach Dennis <zdennis@mktec.com>, 2004-09-30 17.46 CEST]

^ FXGLViewer problem
114369 [lopexx autog] I dont know why, but it seems there is no connection between FXGLViewer

^ Webrick gets stuck with certain exceptions?
114378 [tom.counsell] I've written a servlet using webrick.  I've written it badly. Some
114389 [markus reali] I'm not sure at all if this is it, but there was a bug in ruby 1.8
114476 [tamc2 cam.ac] Thank you Marcus.  I'm running ruby  1.8.1 (2003-12-25) that I compiled
114527 [markus reali] I'm going on very vague memory here (and Google isn't helpful when

^ [ANN] rpa-base 0.2.2
114379 [batsman.geo ] rpa-base 0.2.2 is now available at http://rpa-base.rubyforge.org . Many
114438 [dross code-e] Happy new Update!!

^ redcloth - multiline comments
114380 [neoneye adsl] I am curious to how to do multiline comments with redcloth.
114382 [neoneye adsl] Ah.. I downloaded the source and found out that I could
114388 [ruby-talk wh] WondergoodthanksIwill.
114396 [neoneye adsl] charset="iso-8859-1"

^ The new Pickaxe II book is a reality!
114381 [WBrown isoft] Yesterday I received my brand-spanking-new, hot-off-the-presses,
+ 114383 [nathaniel ta] /me drools
+ 114384 [dave pragpro] Warren's copy came early because he was a reviewer. However, as of
  + 114385 [neoneye adsl] Congrats Dave+Andy+rest of pickaxe team with the book.
  + 114399 [kevin_mcconn] Mine just arrived here at work (perhaps being in Texas helps to get it
  | 114402 [mike clarkwa] Got mine in Colorado today.  I *love* the lay-flat binding.  And
  | 114483 [victor.reyes] PLEASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSEEEEEEEEEEEE stop enjoying it so much. I am
  | 114492 [csshsh struc] i heard some people already got emails because of the pdf version.
  | + 114497 [victor.reyes] Yes it is. I got my PDF version this morning!
  | + 114498 [dave pragpro] It is, and we're currently working through a fairly decent sized
  | | 114500 [chadfowler g] Writing from RubyConf (http://rubycentral.org)....
  | + 114499 [lucsky mac.c] Yes. I have received a notification email this morning (Paris/GMT+1)
  | | 114575 [robert.mcgov] Same here, annoyingly I wasn't at home to download it till a little while ago :(
  | + 114545 [roelandmoors] I recieved mine. The pdf is huge :-)
  |   114556 [lymans gmail] How huge??
  |   114557 [Stephan.Kaem] Mine is 5.776.818 Bytes. And it's not only huge, it's also great! ;-)
  |   + 114565 [dave pragpro] Yeah - that's why we have a backlog... :))
  |   | + 114566 [Stephan.Kaem] A backlog in shipping PDFs? That sounds like a big number of orders...
  |   | + 114576 [Stephan.Kaem] BTW, are there any plans for translations? To French, German, Japanese?
  |   | | 114592 [dave pragpro] I'm not sure: we asked ASCII in Japan (who translated the other
  |   | + 114577 [ruby-talk pc] I guess the size of your backlog (alt. the number of PDFs in total)
  |   + 114626 [roelandmoors] Oops, mine was 47Mb, I saved it wrong with gv.
  |     114629 [Stephan.Kaem] Happy rubying
  + 114939 [djberg96 hot] If someone has had time to officially "review" this book, a Slashdot
    115091 [batkins57 gm] That's a spectacular idea.  Any volunteers?
    + 115523 [curne curnom] When I get mine in the mail, I was thinking of posting one somewhere
    | 115524 [dross code-e] Just don't post any links to slashdot to DDoS sites with K? Its
    | + 115525 [curne curnom] I think the point of submitting book reviews to slashdot is, that they
    | + 115603 [dave pragpro] If anyone did want to post a /. review, then it'd be fine to link to
    + 115741 [james graypr] "Here are your recent submissions to Slashdot, and their status within

^ Proc.new(method)? (was Re: Funtionality of 'case'-Expression)
114387 [discordantus] This sounds like a use case for the Proc.new extension proposal in the
114393 [B.Candler po] Let's factor out the variable, so we get
+ 114397 [markus reali] But "factoring out the variable" largely misses the point.  Try it
| 114404 [B.Candler po] Fair enough. I'd make those criteria constants, rather than local variables
| + 114409 [B.Candler po] Or arguably, just alias Proc#=== to Proc#call in the language core for use
| | 114442 [markus reali] Foul.  The case case was adduced as _an_example_ of where the new
| | 114464 [bob.news gmx] "Markus" <markus@reality.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 114440 [markus reali] *smile* I'd be more enthusiastic about that if I hadn't just been
|   114471 [B.Candler po] I was just thinking of efficiency. You can declare
+ 114465 [bob.news gmx] "Brian Candler" <B.Candler@pobox.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Calling super methods
114392 [grzegorz ee.] Is it possible to call a method of a superclass? Let's say I have a
+ 114403 [flori nixe.p] class Foo
+ 114406 [ajohnson cpa] Perhaps there's a shorter call sequence, but ...
| 114407 [flori nixe.p] class Object
+ 114435 [flgr ccan.de] Ah, this has been asked before. I attached my implementation. With this
+ 114463 [bob.news gmx] "Grzegorz Dostatni" <grzegorz@ee.ualberta.ca> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ irb: a great tool in it's own right
114398 [ptkwt aracne] irb (and a little Ruby knowledge) is great for system tasks, especially on
114405 [rcoder gmail] Yup -- it's like a shell with (*gasp*) intelligent handling of
114478 [eule space.c] Just in case anyone is really interested, the def is
+ 114479 [eule space.c] And
+ 114481 [B.Candler po] def method_missing(method, *args)
+ 114489 [transami run] `ls foo bar`
  114491 [B.Candler po] Not necessary if you're running in irb, as it prints the expression return

^ Regexp question
114410 [probertm nos] What is the best way of attacking field split on ';' when the string looks
+ 114411 [neoneye adsl] How about something ala
| + 114416 [neoneye adsl] maybe this one is better ?
| + 114419 [probertm nos] irb(main):019:0> s.scan(/(?:\\[^.]|[^;])*/).each do |it|
|   114466 [bob.news gmx] "Mark Probert" <probertm@nospam-acm.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   114521 [neoneye adsl] If its a csv file.. shouldn't output then be?
|   114569 [bob.news gmx] "Simon Strandgaard" <neoneye@adslhome.dk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 114412 [ruby brian-s] Normally this would call for fixed width lookbehind,
| 114422 [danyc nortel] Guess is that it should be
| 114427 [danyc nortel] Sorry... I meant
+ 114434 [flgr ccan.de] Moin!

^ QTruby, Korundum - anyone betters? More examples request.
114413 [ mig 1984.cz] is there anyone betters in QTRuby or Korundum? Of course, there are
114418 [ruby-lists l] you make an excellent point.
114423 [Richard_Dale] All I've done is take existing .ui files and make sure they can either be
+ 114428 [ruby-lists l] i prefer widgetfactory.create
+ 114429 [Richard_Dale] It just needs expanding to show how you generate ruby code with rbuic, and
| + 114431 [ryco gmx.net] duh, I replied a second too slow. :/
| + 114432 [ruby-lists l] as is my normal opinion of tutorials...
+ 114430 [ryco gmx.net] I hope I am not pointing out the obvious, but the QtAssistant has a
+ 115169 [mail miketec] He also translated some tutorials to ruby, but I think there are no examples
  115170 [ mig 1984.cz] yes,

^ Nuby - help on string spliting
114414 [danyc nortel] s = 'a;b;c\;;d;'
+ 114417 [neoneye adsl] hmmm.. your mail looks exactly like a mail I have replied to 2 minutes ago.
| 114424 [danyc nortel] No.  Mark introduced me to ruby.  He's a programmer;I'm not!  so I usually bounce questions off him.  Got confused as I thought he was telling me to post to comp.lang.ruby, while he was actually posting himself.  Sorry for the duplication...
+ 114420 [danyc nortel] Ignore this message...  same question posted in  comp.lang.ruby:71418

^ RPN Fun
114426 [james graypr] Perl's Quiz of the Week this time around was to make an RPN calculator.
+ 114433 [usenet andre] it's really nice, however there is one problem: if a define contains a
| 114437 [james graypr] I noticed that about the same time you posted this.  It's fixed in the
+ 114449 [probertm nos] Thank you :-)

^ Can you rewrite this in a better way?
114446 [bob windsong] I would like to define a method that can be used to compactly define
+ 114453 [Ara.T.Howard] class A
+ 114456 [markus reali] class Module
+ 114459 [the.chrismo ] obj.instance_variables -> anArray
+ 114470 [bob.news gmx] "Bob Sidebotham" <bob@windsong.bc.ca> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 114512 [pit capitain] class A
+ 114547 [bob windsong] class A
  114572 [bob.news gmx] "Bob Sidebotham" <bob@windsong.bc.ca> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  114589 [bob windsong] Thanks for the observation. You may be right that keeping levels
  114606 [bob.news gmx] "Bob Sidebotham" <bob@windsong.bc.ca> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Ruby/FLTK on Win32 using Visual C++ 6.0
114454 [noSpam noSpa] I finally got ruby-fltk-0.9.0 to successfully compile

^ Subclassing Binding
114457 [transami run] How can I subclass the Binding class?
114782 [pbrannan atd] What do you hope to accomplish by doing this?
114806 [transami run] class TracePoint #< Binding
115049 [pbrannan atd] This doesn't really answer my question well.  Why do you want to inherit
115054 [transami run] Okay, well, delegation works okay. At least I don't see any significant

^ Translating Japanese documentation to English -- where to begin?
114461 [spb1981 yaho] English, but am not sure where to begin.  I found a list of pending
+ 114469 [botp delmont] How about translating the japanese books in ruby? -see
+ 114473 [batsman.geo ] Not exactly documentation, but I think many people would be happy
| 114494 [ume lightsid] So perhaps have someone work on some of the Japanese documentation, and
| 114529 [rff_rff remo] I am not sure there are so many volunteer japanese speakers with that
+ 114530 [rff_rff remo] And I second the suggestion from Pena,Botp .
  115007 [bjsp123 imap] I can translate(*) that (the tutorial part -- the document gets a bit
  115422 [Becker004 gm] TK !!
  115612 [bjsp123 imap] OMG LOL WTF, it is two hundred pages long and has 100 footnotes!  I

^ Another Ruby Job
114462 [farrel.lifso] Farrel Lifson

^ RŮ«. :The new Pickaxe II book is a reality!
114472 [tad.bochan b] FYI
114619 [usenet2 nosp] I live in the Netherlands and pre-ordered the book early September from
+ 114621 [asbjoert ifi] RŮ«. :The new Pickaxe II book is a reality!
| 114623 [usenet2 nosp] You can buy a digital version or a combo pack which includes both a
+ 114639 [dave pragpro] Wow! That's pretty good. I'm pleased this new Global Priority shipping

^ [nuby] Can't get rails to work
114474 [stephen.hill] OK, I'm not a complete nuby - I've been using Ruby for almost 5 years
114502 [david loudth] The one thing you don't want to be bogged down with when learning a new
114780 [stephen.hill] The installation seems fine - I don't have web access on my Linux box
114787 [david loudth] Not unless you've specifically told Instiki (or some other service) to

^ [QUIZ] Secret Santas (#2)
114484 [james graypr] 1.  Please do not post any solutions or spoiler discussion for this quiz until
+ 114546 [Gavin.Kistne] May one person have more than one Secret Santa?
| 114549 [james graypr] No.
+ 114568 [mmhohman nor] What should the script do if there is no solution for the input set,
| 114571 [james graypr] Egad, knew I forgot to mention something!  My bad, sorry.  Told ya'll I
| 114594 [mmhohman nor] No worries, I probably should have figured that out for myself anyway,
+ 114595 [gavin refine] I've never worked with STDIN before; does this mean a single call to
| 114601 [flgr ccan.de] STDIN and ARGF are both IOs. STDIN reads from the standard input. ARGF
+ 114636 [code joechen] Will you accept solutions that just print out the e-mails instead of
| 114637 [james graypr] Why?  Are you not yet familiar with "net/smtp"?  It's a standard lib,
+ 114698 [martin.anker] # This implementation is heavily optimized to be as fast to
+ 114720 [jeremy hineg] This is a bit later than most, but I have refrained from looking at this
+ 114734 [mental gmail] Yay, I think I just made my first, hopefully functional, piece of ruby code :)
| 114742 [code joechen] This is similar to the approach I took, except that my program ends up
+ 114746 [niklas kagi.] My solution.
+ 115005 [cedric.foll ] these is my solution.

^ Ruby as a shell (was Re: irb: a great tool in it's own right)
114495 [eeklund gmai] ... etc.
+ 114507 [bob.news gmx] "Eivind Eklund" <eeklund@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 114552 [eeklund gmai] I'm not thinking of IRB  - I'm thinking of scripting specifically.
| + 114564 [sean.zuzu gm] do you just want pipes & filters but for ruby?
| + 114603 [B.Candler po] If it's just external commands you're running, linking them together with
| + 114751 [bob.news gmx] "Eivind Eklund" <eeklund@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 114553 [sean.zuzu gm] -z
+ 114555 [ajohnson cpa] Not sure exactly what you're looking for, but perhaps you'd find the

^ Community size
114496 [dave pragpro] I'm going to be giving a number of talks on Ruby over the next six
+ 114501 [mikael phubu] I'm running a script to tally the posts/year on ruby-talk.  That's a
| 114514 [eeklund gmai] I think that's a bad metric, because the mailing list has reached
| 114533 [rff_rff remo] Remeber the "I love <somelang>" thread, and show that
| 114554 [rff_rff remo] oh, another metric that would be somewhat interesting, even if maybe
+ 114504 [mikael phubu] { "00"=>7380,
+ 114511 [phlip_cpp ya] How many magazine articles attend to Ruby? (Beyond "check out this weird
+ 114513 [jamesUNDERBA] Web server stats?
+ 114531 [ptkwt aracne] Dave,
+ 114534 [dblack wobbl] RubyConf attendance is around 60, whereas it's averaged about 45 (I
+ 114582 [flgr ccan.de] Maybe we should watch the number of results for
  + 114584 [horacio.lope] whereas .pl gives about 5 million. and .php  17 million
  + 114585 [jgb3 email.b] Has anyone suggested considering the number of RubyForge projects
    114811 [tom infoethe] although I think they mainly reflect folks moving stuff to RubyForge and
    114812 [rff_rff remo] well, moving stuff at least is a sign of 'consolidation' :)

^ [OT] Hello From RubyConf!
114505 [pabs pablotr] The wireless here allows me to post tripe like this (against David

^ define_method, proc with block ?
114515 [transami run] A little help here. I'm trying to dynamically create a method that passes
114532 [markus reali] Why not?  Or more lucidly (asfter this post a swear I'm going for
114540 [transami run] ml
114548 [markus reali] Actually, if you &-ize it on the way in you should  be fine in 1.8
114551 [transami run] T.
114558 [markus reali] *smile*  I used to have that problem with my web browser cache
114560 [transami run] LOL! :)  Yea, well, there is that.

^ irb/completion
114518 [mccallister ] Hmm, any reason I'd be unable to use 'irb/completion' out of the box in
+ 114519 [Ara.T.Howard] you need the realine library installed at configure time and linked against at
+ 114520 [james graypr] 1.  irb/completion requires GNU's readline lib.
  114522 [mccallister ] Much appreciated! Was getting fooled on readline as I had earlier set

^ [OT] Gmail account?
114523 [Becker004 gm] I have 6 gmail invitations if any one wants one email me at becker004@gmail.com
114524 [dross code-e] Best plan of action is to just use the accounts on yourself, and use
+ 114525 [Becker004 gm] Then make on in ruby :)
| 114535 [Becker004 gm] i ment one not on , but i still have 3 as of friday oct 1 1:33 EST
+ 114541 [Becker004 gm] Sorry, i am out for now.

^ Ruby script for being notified of important e-mail
114536 [noSpam noSpa] I wanted to be notified in a dramatic way when an e-mail comes in
114538 [zdennis mkte] Very cool. I will check this out. This would be very useful for me

^ Anyone blogging the Ruby Conference?
114537 [lyle.johnson] Is anyone blogging the conference?
+ 114539 [jamesUNDERBA] I'm adding things to ruby-doc, but I'm also trying to pay attention :)
| 114542 [chadfowler g] Jim Weirich at http://onstepback.org.
+ 114543 [jgb3 email.b] I'm planning to, but since I'm lousy at taking notes, it will probably
  114625 [sera fhwang.] I am, at http://fhwang.net/ .
  114627 [jamesUNDERBA] I've posted a list of known blogs and wikis on ruby-doc.org.
  114669 [rff_rff remo] I guess you can now add

^ MIRE #2: Drawing Knotwork Images With ruby
114544 [brianwisti y] It's time for the second Moderately Interesting Ruby Exercise. This
114550 [markus reali] Nice.
114567 [brianwisti y] Thank you very much.