117471-118542 subjects 117929-118556
^ ruby snapshot, FXRuby, and "already initialized constant"
117682 [vjoel PATH.B] $ ruby image.rb 2>&1 | grep ID_LAST
119108 [vjoel PATH.B] Still happening as of today's (2004-11-04) snapshot of 1.9. Is anybody
^ Stack size and bypassing ulimit
117692 [kalaky gmail] I'm embedding the ruby interpreter on a large project. I'm allocating
^ irb, Fedora Core 2
117703 [rblove airma] I'm wanting to play/learn Ruby. I have a Fedora core 2 system that has
+ 117710 [Ara.T.Howard] rpm doesn't install it. install from tar.gz.
+ 117711 [jgb3 email.b] IIRC, Fedora has a separate irb rpm you have to install. It's been a few
+ 117782 [gianni one6i] Sorry I'm a little late but...
117849 [rblove airma] Yes, it did. Thanks.
^ Ruby redirection woes
117715 [steven.wong ] I have made a class, called CommandRunner, that I have been experiencing
+ 118544 [steven.wong ] Since I haven't got any responses yet. Should I forward this to
| 118551 [matz ruby-la] Somehow I missed your first mail. I will check it later.
+ 118552 [B.Candler po] I don't think you said anything about the platform you are running under.
+ 118553 [B.Candler po] $ ruby command_runner_shell_test.rb
+ 118672 [steven.wong ] Firstly, thanks for the help.
+ 118713 [matz ruby-la] Both parent and child processes flushes remaining output buffer. We
| 118715 [steven.wong ] That was fast. Just tested it on my box with Ruby-1.8.2-preview2, and it
+ 118742 [B.Candler po] My apologies for not reading your post more carefully. Yes, I get the same
118974 [steven.wong ] Yes, I guess you have a point there. I guess fork should be left as it
^ Has anyone used Vapor (PostgreSQL persistent Object-Repository for Ruby)?
117716 [mailinglist_] I'm just curious because it sounds like a very cool
117722 [ gm navel.gr] .... practice as it sounds?
^ PostgreSQL + Ruby bindings
117717 [mailinglist_] Perhaps "bindings" isn't the correct word; as I'm a
117791 [armin xss.de] I use http://www.postgresql.jp/interfaces/ruby/ in a current project
^ RubyGarden: GCAndExtensions
117719 [timsuth ihug] All the talk on the list about the RubyGarden spam reminded me to check out
^ How to bind a graph structure?
117732 [eloisant gma] I am still in my binding thing; actually the structure I want to bind
+ 117773 [markus reali] I'm not sure that this is logically possible to do in a clean way.
| 117776 [bob.news gmx] "Markus" <email@example.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 117787 [markus reali] If he wants to be truly independent of ruby (so that his library
| 117793 [bob.news gmx] "Markus" <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 117802 [markus reali] Why ACK? This is a pretty standard solution, it works, it's clean
| 117887 [bob.news gmx] <email@example.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 117920 [sroberts uni] If somebody isn't familiar with this as a protocol element
| 117924 [markus reali] Thank you! I was even more puzzled by the response, until I saw
| 118033 [bob.news gmx] "Markus" <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 118077 [eloisant gma] Thank you for your answers!
^ [ANN] Apache::DBI 0.0.20041025b
117744 [moonwolf moo] ===============================================
117747 [B.Candler po] I'm interested in this, but can you explain what extra functionality it
117749 [moonwolf moo] [foo.rbx]
117752 [B.Candler po] Well OK, but if you can't choose a unique global variable name, you could
117759 [moonwolf moo] I think that it is necessary to take into consideration that it is also
117762 [B.Candler po] OK, that's a useful feature to have. Perhaps also when you do DBI.connect
^ Ruby Weekly News 18-24th October 2004
117750 [timsuth ihug] The web version is nicer than plain text (lots of hyperlinks), but if you're
+ 117755 [jgb3 email.b] Wonderful, Tim! I've been wishing this would come back. It's a great
+ 117772 [rff_rff remo] thanks for reviving it!
| 117831 [timsuth ihug] I encourage people to add to this as the week goes on.
| 117834 [gsinclair so] Au contraire, I use it to make sense of ruby-talk :)
+ 117792 [agorilla gma] I really needed that. Been suffering from withdrawal symptoms as my
+ 117833 [chadfowler g] Absoutely fantastic, Tim! I've been looking for a volunteer to take
+ 117970 [neoneye adsl] Thanks for this great summary.
^ Installing Ruby 1.8.2 stable snapshot in Linux
117753 [nospam nospa] I just installed the latest stable snapshot of Ruby but I'm not sure if
117761 [Ara.T.Howard] nothing. you've installed without using an rpm and so rpm database has not
117766 [nospam nospa] Thanks!
117786 [nobu.nokada ] configure --enable-shared
117797 [nospam nospa] Thanks!
^ Runing ruby scripts on multiprocesors
117777 [alex.martin ] I'm developing a little application over a multiprocesor (4 cpus),
117804 [drbrain segm] Look at DRb and Rinda's TupleSpace. It has all the equivalent
117958 [alex.martin ] Eric,
^ Inline YAML in Ruby code - possible? converse?
117780 [itsme213 hot] I recall an old post by Why which described some way to inline chunks of
+ 117784 [rff_rff remo] you have to patch ruby and recompile
| + 117788 [transami run] You can use Peter Vanbroekhoven's patch for user defined %-methods. Find it
| | 117812 [Peter.Vanbro] I just wanted to add that if you find the courage to patch the Ruby source
| | 117838 [transami run] Hmm.. that sort of makes it sound like it will bring down your whole system :)
| + 117806 [flgr ccan.de] You can also use the source code filter technique described in
+ 117789 [transami run] On a related note, I would like to see Ruby conform to YAML multipart document
^ Bug and one last suggestion for setup.rb
117794 [transami run] I have one last suggestion for setup.rb, which would make my desire for it to
117846 [transami run] This Bug given below, was worse then I thought. It actually created all those
^ Upgrading to ruby stable snapshot 2004-10-25 broke working script
117795 [nospam nospa] An unmodified ruby script stopped working after I upgraded to the latest
+ 117799 [nospam nospa] I found yet another script that broke. This time, the script is a very
+ 117848 [matz ruby-la] There might be unintentional behavior change. I'd consider it as a
^ Questions About Documenting erb.rb
117796 [james graypr] I'm currently trying to document erb.rb and this is my first big foray
+ 117803 [rff_rff remo] just a note: have you joined the ruby-doc mailing list? it should be the
| 117818 [dave pragpro] If it's an RDoc question, it's probably best asked here. I'm not on the
+ 117816 [dave pragpro] Why not move the documentation to the top? If there's no documentation
117824 [james graypr] The author has some simple comments before each class I'm trying not to
117935 [gavin refine] Does this help?
117990 [james graypr] Yeah, that's pretty much what I figured out, with the previous pointer
^ Instiki problems
117800 [han.holl inf] (If there is another platform for instiki questions, I'll be glad to use that,
+ 117801 [han.holl inf] Not parsers, browsers.
+ 117807 [han.holl inf] I solved this, by changing edit.rhtml, line 13 to
117810 [han.holl inf] Aaah!. No longer any parsing problems, but if I open the edit window I
117817 [halostatue g] I just tested this in Ruwiki and the behaviour with <![CDATA[...]]> is
^ eRuby + mod_ruby + Apache2 + Windows???
117805 [mailinglist_] So, I'm a relative newb who's taking the plunge and
^ [ANN] New RCRchive is open
117811 [dblack wobbl] Dear Rubyists --
+ 117826 [david loudth] This is the second major Ruby community site you've moved to Rails. I'm
| + 117830 [mneumann nte] @person.is_manager ? "This is him" : ....
| + 117858 [hal9000 hype] Prettier, yes, but problematic. A ?-method can take arguments, of
+ 117835 [transami run] And I was just getting used to the old site ;) Just kidding, this is wonderful
| 117856 [dblack wobbl] That's now fixed.
+ 117843 [matz ruby-la] How can I change the RCR status? For example, I have recently
+ 117874 [horacio.lope] Great work David, having everything in a database can make a lot of
| 117898 [dblack wobbl] Sorry -- that was a hack, buggy as it turned out, to make it think I
+ 117971 [neoneye adsl] Looks good.
+ 118557 [burtdav hotm] The main issue's closing tags. It shouldn't be hard to ensure all tags
+ 118563 [dblack wobbl] Thanks for spotting that one in the footer. Being a pendant, in this
| 118572 [halostatue g] I personally am aware of at least one situation where Ruwiki doesn't
+ 118578 [jamesUNDERBA] Why not only allow Textile, rather than ruwiki markup? Or disallow
^ Re: html parser
117813 [bg-rubytalk ] You might want to check out htmltokenizer. It's in the RAA. It's
^ dev-utils breakpoint
117815 [mneumann nte] When I want to return from an irb session caused by a breakpoint, and
117828 [batsman.geo ] You have to use ^d; as documented at
+ 117829 [vjoel PATH.B] And on windows it's ^z, IIRC.
+ 117832 [gsinclair so] Michael, is there any way I can make that documentation clearer? Is
+ 117837 [mneumann nte] No the documentation is great, really!
+ 117919 [batsman.geo ] Oops. They are indeed included. I assumed the docs in the website were
117926 [mneumann nte] Okay will do :). Thanks very much.
^ Ruby-FCGI Install help... Please?
117819 [mailinglist_] I've searched the list and Google and have seen others
+ 117886 [rubyzbibd ub] I don't have any experience using FCGI and Windows, but
+ 117905 [rasputnik he] These should be the locations of the fastcgi header files
^ rdoc frame placement?
117820 [djberg96 hot] Is there a command line option to place the HTML frames that rdoc
117822 [jgb3 email.b] In general, you have to use a template specifically made to output the
^ FTP list fails on Mac OS 10.3
117821 [koen.vervloe] require 'net/ftp'
117827 [jan spam.spa] I had the same problem, but an upgrade to 1.8.2-preview2 solved it. (If
^ Auto-completion editor/IDE
117836 [eli-news ner] Does anyone have any info on an IDE or editor that supports
+ 117844 [timsuth ihug] I don't think there is one. It's a difficult problem because Ruby is such a
| + 117861 [timsuth ihug] def method
| + 117865 [sera fhwang.] He said "The same features that make Ruby fun for humans to write makes
| | 117890 [timsuth ihug] Very true.
| | 117907 [rff_rff remo] you don't necessarily need to have the two separated, just think of the
| | 117977 [alex verk.in] Some people were writing about continuous unit testing (where a test
| + 118206 [rob.02004 gm] completion using ri. Currently it runs incredibly slow, but as a proof
| + 118224 [rff_rff remo] sounds very cool, thanks for sharing.
| + 118257 [itsme213 hot] Terriffic! Would you be sharing this (and other JEdit/Ruby goodies) at some
| + 118346 [timsuth ihug] Nice! This is a clever idea. How well does it work?
+ 117913 [eeklund gmai] Tim Sutherland had a nice description of the problems in this, and the
117980 [eli-news ner] Thanks for the thoughtful replies.
+ 117985 [batkins57 gm] If it's anything like Emacs, it probably just looks for matching
+ 118000 [eeklund gmai] vim looks in the loaded buffers, with priority rules that usually gets
^ [ANN] New RubyGarden article: "Reflections on Rails"
117839 [chadfowler g] Rubyists,
+ 117853 [gavin refine] Great article!
+ 117904 [Bil.Kleb NAS] Reworking the FAQ site was on Chad√‘ to-do list, and finding
| 118010 [hal9000 hype] It's not that bad. The graphics have got the jaggies. Definitely
+ 117908 [rff_rff remo] lovely to hear! thank you all for this.
118063 [chadfowler g] I can't promise anything soon, but it's on the list.
^ Learning erb
117840 [james graypr] I'm playing around with erb, so I fully understand what I'm
117850 [gavin refine] I'm not sure what your question is. Perhaps this final test will make
117855 [james graypr] Maybe I'm not either. Thanks for trying to help me.
117864 [batkins57 gm] I think what he's saying is that <%= "34" %> will output a 34 to the
117917 [gavin refine] Ah, you're right. I was confused because of the limited test case I was
+ 117927 [gavin refine] Of course, I meant *E*RB, not IRB.
+ 117932 [james graypr] Oh good, I'm not going crazy. Thanks for playing around with this a
+ 117994 [james graypr] It works in standalone erb (with disjointed printing, of course), which
^ Name Dropping
117854 [curt hibbs.c] I'm in the final leg of preparing for a presentation I'm giving on Friday to
+ 117857 [jgb3 email.b] I believe Martin Fowler is also a Rubyist.
+ 117860 [hal9000 hype] Paul Graham has made some positive remarks about Ruby at least.
| + 117870 [matz ruby-la] We got positive comments from Paul Graham, Kent Beck, Ward Cunningham,
| | 117879 [jamesUNDERBA] Written in Ruby (the story behind that is in the bliki somewhere).
| | 117883 [billk cts.co] Since both Martin Fowler and Ron Jeffries were mentioned in
| + 117878 [horacio.lope] (you will get a lot more google hits for: site:martinfowler.com ruby)
+ 117901 [eeklund gmai] Alistair Cockburn. See http://www.c2.com/cgi/wiki?RubyLanguage for
| 117941 [paul.rogers ] Bret Pettichord and Brian Marick ( both well known in software testing
| 117946 [jgb3 email.b] And, apparently, Howard Lewis Ship is testing the waters, too. :)
+ 117911 [jim weirichh] Mike Clark, author of "Pragmatic Project Automation", is a Ruby fan. You can
118012 [hal9000 hype] That may be starting to get obscure (no offense to Mike Clark).
+ 118015 [transami run] Personally I think the whole name dropping thing sounds like High School.
| 118017 [jamesUNDERBA] Yeah, perhaps. But it can be a big help in grabbing attention.
| 118021 [curt hibbs.c] This is my point exactly.
+ 118023 [Stephan.Kaem] Not to forget Hal Fulton, author of "The Ruby Way". :-)
+ 118061 [halostatue g] I can confirm this, as I was one of several reviewers of the draft of
118080 [matt.mower g] heh... it was reading this book that finally pushed me over the edge
^ RDoc template repository?
117866 [djberg96 hot] After the help from Jamis Buck (thanks Jamis!) with regards to RDoc
+ 117868 [jgb3 email.b] Although I think it would be cool for rdoc itself to have more templates
| 117877 [jamesUNDERBA] Why not bundle them in a RubyForge project?
+ 117916 [dave pragpro] Perhaps a section of RubyGarden would be a good start. Have a page for
^ reverse #succ ?
117871 [transami run] Is there a reverse #succ for String? If not, could there be?
117872 [hal9000 hype] It's one of those things that looks easy until you try it.
117875 [transami run] Thanks and yes the archives are back up. I found a few hits. I see the
119672 [gltewalt yah] #pred leads to the gates of madness.
119684 [transami run] (Thanks to all who have taken some time with this and String Range thread.)
119700 [gltewalt yah] The Opposite of .succ!
^ the blade list archive (Re: reverse #succ ?)
117873 [matz ruby-la] It's up now.
117876 [transami run] Give him our best then. I know what it can be like. We recently had a couple
117882 [haaktu gmail] here's to the safety of us all. we've been hit by earthquakes recently also.
^ Encode Ruby code
117881 [rubybox gmai] I using PHP to write web programing now, I wonder that ruby had
117909 [rff_rff remo] no (or better, not yet production ready), but the ruby engine is quite
^ instiki (or textile) question
117885 [cpine hellot] Love Instiki! Just discovered it.
+ 117956 [todd.bradley] I loved Instiki when I first discovered it, too. But I lost my
+ 118096 [david loudth] Thanks, Chris. I'm loving that people are loving it ;)
^ OpenStruct and #send
117889 [hal9000 hype] Hmm... should this work or not?
+ 117891 [matz ruby-la] Anomaly. I will fix, by defining foo and foo= at run time.
| 117922 [flgr ccan.de] Thanks. This will also make it easier to find out what properties an
+ 117892 [bob.news gmx] "Hal Fulton" <email@example.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
117895 [hal9000 hype] Not purely an irb anomaly, as it happens in a script
117896 [bob.news gmx] "Hal Fulton" <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
117897 [hal9000 hype] require 'ostruct'
117906 [bob.news gmx] "Hal Fulton" <email@example.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
^ Compiling ruby with readline
117894 [r_mueller im] I'd like to compile ruby with libreadline, which is under /lib.
117914 [r_mueller im] with '--with-readline-dir=$HOME/local' everything works
^ "val.dup rescue val" sloooow
117899 [mneumann nte] I just wanted to tell you that if you do
117910 [bob.news gmx] "Michael Neumann" <firstname.lastname@example.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
117962 [mneumann nte] Yes that seems reasonable, as e.g. #freeze does not raise an error on
^ ruby humor (was Re: Writing documentation in YAML - any advice?)
117900 [Bil.Kleb NAS] LOL -- I practically fell off my chair.
+ 117938 [gavin refine] That's going into my .sig rotation :)
+ 118013 [john.carter ] Of course you shouldn't.
^ Use yaml to store Ruby arrays or hashes in the DB?
117915 [ gm navel.gr] the current version of NDB stores Array/Hash/GeneralRubyObjects using
+ 118090 [rubyzbibd ub] That depends upon what you consider fast enough?
+ 118676 [jamesUNDERBA] How can you store Ruby-specific objects (i.e., custom, user-defined
118677 [transami run] You use YAML.
+ 118680 [jamesUNDERBA] The ri data files for 1.8.2 are in YAML. Can I load the following into
| 118686 [transami run] You'll have to use types to get rid of the !ruby/object cruft.
+ 118720 [ gm navel.gr] yeap the latest version uses YAML instead of Marshal. Havent run any
^ SciTE lexer
117921 [sigzero gmai] I don't suppose since the Ruby for Windows installer has the option to
117925 [curt hibbs.c] There is a much improved Ruby lexer that was written by Kaspar Schiess that
117998 [sigzero gmai] Cool, I use the standalone version and will happily await the new SciTE.
118083 [eule space.c] Or jump to http://www.tua.ch/ruby/current.html and download the .tgz.