119168-122606 subjects 119598-120536

calling binding() within a module method (for mixin)?????
119391 [bhbrinckerho] I've been trying to write a method that can dynamically mixin a module
+ 119394 [decoux@mo lo] eval is evil
+ 119397 [pit@ca it in] in order to avoid eval as Guy suggested, you could try
  119792 [bhbrinckerho] I'll try this out. Thanks!

Ruby seems to be cross-compiler incompatible
119396 [see@me sa e.] Anybody got Ruby to compile with a Linux to mingw32 cross compiler?
119409 [batsman.geo@] It is fairly easy.
119413 [eban@os ri .] % env ac_cv_func_getpgrp_void=no \
119518 [see@me sa e.] Thanks.

String Ranges
119403 [transami@ru ] I wonder if any one has ever noticed the "order" discrepancy that exists
119405 [dblack@wo bl] irb(main):007:0> 'z'.succ > 'z'
119554 [burtdav@ho m] I've don't think I've used them without the .to_a suffix.
119562 [logancapaldo] Ever once in a while I'll do a ('a'..'z').each { } type dealie, can't

RCR discussions (was: Re: SyncEnumerator)
119407 [dblack@wo bl] I've been a member of the Ruby community for four years (minus roughly
+ 119414 [matz@ru y- a] I prefer discussion on the list, especially for more something than
+ 119419 [jim@we ri hh] Wow, how time flies!
  119423 [dblack@wo bl] I would also emphasize the importance of reading the rejected RCRs on

Stupid Americans!  --  Stupid... Stupid... STUPID!!!  _____________  ytuqvum
119408 [Victim_of_Am] You blithering idiots! You re-elected that imbecile George Bush as your President.

ri on gentoo
119412 [jgb3@em il b] It works!
119418 [dave@pr gp o] It'd be better to go to the same directory (which should contain a
+ 119420 [iumarumohamm] Is the source package untarring required? Shouldn't it work from running
| 119443 [dave@pr gp o] You won't get the full or proper documentation that way (for example
| 119448 [corey_s@qw s] I'm a gentoo user as well - thanks for this information.
| 119453 [jason.sweat@] Personally, I just altered the dev-lang/ruby ebuild to include the
| 119455 [corey_s@qw s] Ok - well, there was a bug already opened, and apparently there is still
+ 119442 [jgb3@em il b] Yup, that worked, and much faster besides. I'm confused now, though,

119415 [flgr@cc n. e] ...
+ 119416 [flgr@cc n. e] ...
+ 119421 [dennis.ranke] Here is a very simple solution. It doesn't try to understand much of the
| 119426 [james@gr yp ] I took a similar approach, parse and print.  My code doesn't really
| 119494 [jim@we ri hh] Right.  No real understanding, although I did implement a few enhancments
| 119495 [jim@we ri hh] I just realized some folks might not know about Builder.  Read about
+ 119429 [burtdav@ho m] Sample input: http://dave.burt.id.au/ruby/royal.ged
| 119465 [fugalh@xm ss] [SOLUTION] GEDCOM Parser (#6)
+ 119470 [jgb3@em il b] ...
+ 119521 [byblue@gm il] [SOLUTION] GEDCOM Parser (#6)
+ 119534 [cedric.foll@] Here is my solution.

getting started with rails for win32
119430 [phlip_cpp@ya] I apologize for trammeling our fine language with such a peesash*t operating
+ 119434 [jamesUNDERBA] ... you want users of that OS to help out with a problem?
| 119435 [phlip_cpp@ya] Okay. Have it your way. It's _Rails's_ fault.
+ 119437 [batsman.geo@] It's the expected behavior.
| 119438 [phlip_cpp@ya] operating
+ 119444 [tobias.luetk] enjoy
  119462 [sdate@ev re ] Awesome ! Thanks a lot ...

[ANN] Ruby 1.8.2 Preview 3 is available
119440 [jamesUNDERBA] Matz announced on ruby-core that Ruby 1.8.2 preview 3 is now ready.
+ 119452 [sigzero@gm i] Is there a page that tells what 1.8.2 brings to the table?
| + 119454 [lyndon.samso] Computer languages come to your place for dinner often then??? :-)
| | 119486 [sigzero@gm i] You never know when you are entertaining angels.  :-)
| + 119527 [rff_rff@re o] Ok, I put up a dumb/basic wiki page at
+ 119457 [nagai@ai ky ] Ruby/Tk on 1.8.2-preview3 has many changes from 1.8.1 (keeps backward
  119507 [mailinglists] Can you tell me how stable tile is ?
  119513 [nagai@ai ky ] Do you talk about the 'Tile' extension?

Re: Cleaner way to do this?
119447 [Harry_Ohlsen] I definitely like the calling syntax.  As you say, it hides the extra

rmagic windows binary ??
119449 [paul.rogers@] Is there a windows binary available for rmagic? The downlaods say to
+ 119450 [sdate@ev re ] Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
+ 119451 [sdate@ev re ] Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
+ 119582 [eule@sp ce c] I am the maintainer of said 'gem' (it is not quite a gem, but a bit
  121613 [paul.rogers@] been away for a few weeks...
  121621 [cyclists@nc ] Per Kaspar's instructions, I believe you should download the gem and then
  + 121768 [eule@sp ce c] Or even better, read the README and then continue from there ;) (No 'newbie
  + 121790 [paul.rogers@] ah, My mistake. I was under the impression that gem install rmagic

Query string ignored in http.post?
119458 [ljz@as as .c] I'm using Net::HTTP to do a POST operation, but the query string I send
+ 119464 [patrick@he a] Lloyd,
| 119485 [ljz@as as .c] Thank you.
| 119548 [patrick@he a] Makes sense.  Glad you figured it out, thanks for posting the fix.  I
| 119552 [ljz@as as .c] My sincere thanks for your interest and support.
| 119572 [mfuhr@fu r. ] Under ruby 1.8.2 (2004-11-08) it does, but if you run with -w (or
| 119579 [ljz@as as .c] Hmm ... so it looks like that feature was removed in the later version
+ 119484 [ljz@as as .c] I figured out the answer.  I need to explicitly set the Content-Type to

IRB, CR/LF, and Jedit
119461 [itsme213@ho ] Win-XP, Ruby 1.8.2

[KDIALOG] kdialog-0.3
119463 [ehames@gm il] Today I set up the new Ruby KDialog website. It looks much better

Best RDF Library?
119471 [slr2777@cs r] I googled for ruby RDF libraries and found quite a few, but I'm not sure which
119478 [haaktu@gm il] I've come across this problem i little while back.
+ 119497 [jamesUNDERBA] Can you post a short commentary on Rena when you have some experience
| 119509 [haaktu@gm il] James,
| + 119512 [jamesUNDERBA] Thanks.  I've been meaning to  look at some RDF libs, but haven't gotten
| + 119520 [rff_rff@re o] in this case, can I suggest you put it on rubygarden ?
+ 119506 [slr2777@cs r] Yes, the redline wrapper looks like it might be my choice. But the ebuild in

how to define "global" function from within class method?
119472 [itsme213@ho ] I have defined class X. Anytime X is inherited (say, by Y), I want to
+ 119476 [chr_mail@gm ] Well this should work, however,  global functions are
+ 119482 [bob.news@gm ] "itsme213" <itsme213@hotmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

require_gem question
119473 [itsme213@ho ] Some time ago I came across some discussion earlier about how to avoid
119474 [rff_rff@re o] add rubygems to RUBYOPT (this means: ruby -r ubygems)
119475 [itsme213@ho ] Thanks gabriele!

[Rdoc-bug] wrong parent class using Mod::Class syntax
119489 [mneumann@nt ] module M
119491 [dave@pr gp o] Thanks for the report -- now fixed in the CVS head of 1.9 and 1.8.

REXML error reporting (XHTML validation)
119503 [angdraug@gm ] I've implemented a simple XHTML validation class based on REXML and
+ 119514 [jamesUNDERBA] This is quite nice.  I'm poking around, looking to see how best to
| 119767 [angdraug@gm ] Err, I can't throw Ruby dumps on unsuspecting Wiki users: my problem
| 119778 [jamesUNDERBA] Ah, I see. I thought of this as the start of a general-purpose lib that
| 119851 [angdraug@gm ] Well, it is going to be general-purpose -- if someone is going to use
| 119873 [jamesUNDERBA] I'm thinking that editing that YAML file directly means that as you add
| 119884 [angdraug@gm ] How about keeping different versions of the yaml file? And once again,
+ 119558 [ggg@se 1. et] charset="iso-8859-1"

[ANN] Weft QDA - (Wx)Ruby application for qualitative data analysis
119517 [alex@de et m] First release of Weft QDA, a software tool written in Ruby for

evals confusion
119523 [itsme213@ho ] Part of my unit tests need to define new classes to test the code I generate
119525 [flgr@cc n. e] I'd prefer this a lot over the above. You can still use const_set()
119526 [itsme213@ho ] Is there a way to give a name to the class? My code generation uses the
119528 [flgr@cc n. e] Yup, via Object.const_set("Foo", Class.new).
119576 [bob.news@gm ] "Florian Gross" <flgr@ccan.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 119593 [itsme213@ho ] Both const_set and direct assignment have the class created first, so the
+ 119631 [flgr@cc n. e] From inside methods it only does when you wrap it inside the eval. I
  119691 [bob.news@gm ] "Florian Gross" <flgr@ccan.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

rdoc and vim folding
119535 [Ara.T.Howard] vim lets you do folds like
119540 [dave@pr gp o] does this work?
+ 119542 [Ara.T.Howard] for that case yes... but when i have
+ 119543 [hans@fu al n] I haven't had cause to use markers to do folding in ruby much, but I do
| 119545 [Ara.T.Howard] IMHO - neither.  too many folds.  i like to fold class bodies, module bodies,
| + 119546 [gsinclair@so] Isn't there a way to limit the number of folds created by
| | + 119550 [Ara.T.Howard] yes - but you can say do THIS and THAT level.  just a depth
| | | + 119553 [gsinclair@so] Maybe the fm=syntax option, then?  I don't know anything about that,
| | | | 119555 [gsinclair@so] Follow-up: it's not promising.  Vim's current syntax definition for
| | | | + 119557 [drbrain@se m] If you want to not fold on a particular syntax construct, you need only
| | | | + 119595 [ralph@am ss ] I don't know about making folds smarter than you already have.
| | | + 119564 [logancapaldo] You can use mkview and loadview to restore the folds
| | + 119561 [logancapaldo] set foldlevel (I use foldlevel=2). As for markers, don't use them, use
| + 119600 [dougkearns@g] You can limit the fold nesting with 'foldnestmax'
|   119602 [gsinclair@so] Unless you have code like this, right?
|   119606 [dougkearns@g] Yes! I really should send email at this time... ;-)
|   119659 [gsinclair@so] What does making it configurable mean?  People can already set their
|   119676 [dougkearns@g] shouldn't
|   119693 [eule@sp ce c] module A
|   119694 [dougkearns@g] Works for me... What version of vim, and more importantly, the syntax
|   119725 [eule@sp ce c] vim63 (windows)
+ 119544 [Ara.T.Howard] the
  119559 [dave@pr gp o] No way that I know of, but if you have a shebang line, it'll notice
  119563 [Ara.T.Howard] that doesn't seem to happening for my script - it's very strange and i'm at a

Color Parser
119537 [ sw@sw d. et] Okay, people,
+ 119538 [zoso@fo on e] It seems you have a space after the filename. That's probably the probl=
| 119573 [ sw@sw d. et] Being totally ignorant of that sort of thing, I didn't really see the space
+ 119556 [burtdav@ho m] As Esteban said, it's not a list of errors, it's one error and its "stack"

ENV["PATH"] is being overwritten (in Ruby 1.4.6)
119541 [primehalo@ho] I'm having a weird problem where accessing the PATH environment
119571 [primehalo@ho] I did more testing, and found that the path is getting truncated after
119621 [drbrain@se m] 519.60aa8c87@posting.google.com>...
119802 [primehalo@ho] I'd
119805 [drbrain@se m] If you installed it using only RedHat 6 packages, you have have a

Re: [ANN] dirwatch-0.0.6
119547 [botp@de mo t] //Subject: [ANN] dirwatch-0.0.6
119551 [Ara.T.Howard] ...
119560 [dross@co e- ] Best to do is request it to batsman(maintainer of RPA). He loves taking

RG as rubyzine (was Re: Best RDF Library?)
119567 [haaktu@gm il] i wonder how we can formalize this. i mean, if we have standing guidelines
119577 [rff_rff@re o] I was thinking specifically of the rubygarden main page, see the recent
119674 [haaktu@gm il] got it. ok. let's see what i can come up with later

Error installing rubygems 0.8.1 with ruby 1.8.2
119568 [rob.02004@gm] I have compiled and installed ruby 1.8.2preview3 on a new laptop.
119609 [halostatue@g] What does the following do for you from IRB?
119675 [rob.02004@gm] Austin, your hunch was right, zlib was not installed on my machine.
120564 [klaus_momber] you have to install the *system* zlib library first, then rebuild ruby.

find_executable() and pop() on Windows XP
119569 [itsme213@ho ] Is there a problem with either of these two on Windows XP (Ruby 1.8.2 rc2)
+ 119586 [matt.mower@g] ruby 1.8.2 (2004-07-29) [i386-mswin32]
+ 120359 [nobu.nokada@] Can you show mkmf.log file?

win32ole and printing from ie
119574 [hal9000@hy e] I'm trying to figure out how to control Internet Explorer and go to
119589 [li_rubytalk@] # use IE, navigate, print

Ruby Weekly News 1-7th November 2004
119575 [timsuth@ih g] Thanks to Gabriele Renzi for writing this week's Ruby Weekly News.

Re: [ANN] Catapult 0.1.0 Released
119578 [botp@de mo t] //Catapult 0.1.0 has been released
119592 [jamesUNDERBA] No.  There is no packaging other than the tarball.
119605 [halostatue@g] overkill, but some of the code could be made into a catapult launcher
119625 [jamesUNDERBA] Catapult doesn't care where it starts.  launch.rb calls "require
119646 [batsman.geo@] rpa-base doesn't force you to install into Ruby's libdir or a "gem-style"
119664 [jamesUNDERBA] In this case, the user should be able to decide where launch.rb ends up.
119738 [eeklund@gm i] In FreeBSD ports, we generally install a .sample file for the stuff

Where did #ruby-lang go?
119580 [matt.mower@g] Since I got back yesterday I don't seem to be able to connect to
119581 [rff_rff@re o] it's there, as always :)
119583 [matt.mower@g] Hmm... I was mapped to orwell.freenode.net which appears to be
119584 [bob.news@gm ] "Matt Mower" <matt.mower@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
119585 [matt.mower@g] Yep.  It looks like I should have been using irc.eu.freenode.net all

Re: SyncEnumerator
119587 [ggg@se 1. et] charset="utf-8"
119588 [ggg@se 1. et] charset="utf-8"
+ 119701 [angus@qu va ] ["Sean E. Russell" <ggg@ser1.net>, 2004-11-09 14.06 CET]
+ 119704 [jp-www@dc .g] Is the SyncEnumerator method 'end?' from the original implementation in
  119709 [transami@ru ] Speaking of which, I tend to think #begin and #end, and the like named methods

Test::Unit speed
119591 [sera@fh an .] Okay, this is sort of embarrassing, but for some time now I've been
+ 119594 [james@gr yp ] In my testing of quiz submissions for Regex.build(), I ran into some
+ 119667 [sera@fh an .] Let me ask more specifically: Is anybody out there using Test::Unit to
| + 119668 [nathaniel@ta] ...
| + 119669 [nathaniel@ta] Francis,
| | + 119671 [sera@fh an .] I'll start playing around with a few of the tests, and profiling them.
| | + 123448 [sera@fh an .] Just wanted to follow up on this, a month later: The speed issues I
| + 119744 [drbrain@se m] On a lowly Pentium 233, I run 303 tests from Ruby2C in 12 seconds.  The
+ 119678 [timsuth@ih g] I never used RubyUnit, but the setup and teardown methods are called once

[ANN] One-Click Installer 1.8.2-14 RC9 with RubyGems built-in
119597 [curt@hi bs c] This release candidate of the One-Click Installer for
+ 119599 [mailinglists] fox.so is compiled with dependency to "msvcp60.dll" which is normally
| 119601 [curt@hi bs c] No, I haven't changed anything with respect to FXRuby.
| 119611 [halostatue@g] I would look at the FXRuby/FOX compile -- it looks like it's depending
| 119626 [curt@hi bs c] The packaging scripts for creating the installer generally use binary
| 119731 [lyle.johnson] In reference to Austin's suggestion: Yes, I'm definitely still using
| 119734 [jamesUNDERBA] Might this be it?
| + 119735 [curt@hi bs c] Joao Pedrosa put together a set of links and instructions on RubyGarden (I
| + 119765 [lyle.johnson] Thanks, James and Curt, for the pointers. I'll check this out soon and
+ 119615 [jamesUNDERBA] Sweet. Thanks!
| 119622 [curt@hi bs c] You can omit FreeRIDE, just uncheck the box just like you did for SciTE.
| 119630 [mailinglists] I'm not sure if this is a good idea. I like to have many things
| + 119634 [alex@ve k. n] +1. When selectable add-ons are implemented,  it would be good to have
| + 119635 [curt@hi bs c] I think you can have this both ways.
|   119636 [halostatue@g] ...except that a lot of things aren't available as Gems (or RPA) and
|   + 119641 [curt@hi bs c] I see your point.
|   + 119642 [mailinglists] One more question: Is the build system now fixed so that there is a
|     119649 [curt@hi bs c] There are only two lines in rbconfig.rb that contain paths from the build
+ 119637 [nagai@ai ky ] I should say sorry about a bug on Ruby/Tk.
| + 119638 [todd.bradley] As one of the "newcomers" you speak of, I have to
| | 119640 [curt@hi bs c] I'd really like to know more about the limitations that moved you off of
| | + 119650 [Stephan.Kaem] Well, I'm one of them. In fact, I'm a Kaemper. :-D
| | | 119724 [todd.bradley] It was bug 963, which is the same root cause (according to
| | | + 119728 [merkoth@gm i] It's working great! I started with programming a few moths ago, but I
| | | + 119732 [curt@hi bs c] FYI, these bugs are fix in FreeRIDE 0.8.0 (but the version in the one-click
| | + 120490 [hramrach@ce ] Speaking of downloads, I tried to download the installer (probably
| |   120505 [tom@in oe he] 1- set up the new torrent on http://bt.rubyforge.org/
| |   120566 [hramrach@ce ] Actually it downloaded a few kilobytes and then stopped. So I think
| + 119639 [curt@hi bs c] Ok... I'll look into incorporating one of these solutions.
+ 119645 [halostatue@g] This version of the install still exhibits the bug that I opened on
  119647 [curt@hi bs c] I'll make sure this is near the top of my list (it should be easy).