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^ string to (valid) filename
123820 [itsme213 hot] Don't know much about regexes or File/FileUtils, and am a bit stuck on what
+ 123826 [usenet plenz] As I obtain from http://www.rubycentral.com/ref/, there are no such
| 123828 [dblack wobbl] You could trim that down a little; you don't really need "self.to_s"
| 123830 [w_a_x_man ya] self.downcase.gsub( /[^-\w\.]+/, "_" )
+ 123844 [cmills frees] If you don't like regexp you could use String#tr and String#delete.
123846 [itsme213 hot] You are right, I intend to. Just needed to get a quick working version of
^ Too many files open?
123823 [TheWeeg gmai] the results into folders based upon search queries. After six hundred
123829 [drbrain segm] This opens a file to recieve the shell's response, instead use
^ Re: Want to Write a Book?
123833 [Dee.Zsombor ] I believe I heard Matz stating that C extension API is not part of the
123836 [binary42 gma] Although it may change, a good book on ruby (the implementation)
123843 [Dee.Zsombor ] If you only want details about implementation internals you can
+ 123851 [binary42 gma] That I know well. I wish I could just save some of my time as Ruby is
+ 123855 [lyle.johnson] I appreciate the sentiment, but that's like saying that if you want to
^ GMAIL INVITES
123837 [ryan444123 g] 2 LEFT AS OF 420 EST ON 12/16/04
123841 [belorion gma] the list.
^ Spaces in RUBLIB become spaces in $: paths ?
123838 [itsme213 hot] ENV['RUBYLIB] #=> "C:/foo; C:/bar"
^ rubyqt, popen problem in a log viewer
123847 [rb raphinou.] I'm looking at Qtruby, trying to write a little log view app.
+ 123862 [nobu.nokada ] begin
+ 123870 [Richard_Dale] You could start 'tail' with a Qt::Process instead of popen(), as it ties in
123872 [Richard_Dale] Actually I'm wrong - Qt doesn't do this, you need to connect to the
123954 [rb raphinou.] Thanks for the tip about QProcess, I'll experiment with it later.
124018 [Richard_Dale] Ruby threads aren't compatible with QtRuby - you have to always use the same
124028 [ruby-lists l] or use qt::eventloop::processevents (something like that :P)
^ CGI/session adds session_id in hidden fields
123850 [clr4.10.rand] Dear all,
123866 [nobu.nokada ] Currently, CGI::Session always emit the HIDDEN field. This
+ 123869 [matz ruby-la] It's nice feature to have, except that I'd use "no_hidden" (in reverse
+ 123967 [clr4.10.rand] Thanks, I'll give it a try.
^ [ANN] Rails 0.9: Fast development, breakpoints, validations...
123852 [david loudth] Another huge upgrade with again close to 100 changes, additions, and
+ 123926 [george.mosch] Congratulations,
+ 123929 [itsme213 hot] The gem install gives a couple of new warnings aboud not finding
123932 [drbrain segm] These probably come from RDoc, so you can ignore them.
123944 [david loudth] Yeah. It would be nice if RDoc could be called with a silent option and
^ ri question
123853 [itsme213 hot] Where does ri look for its docs? ri -help says "the standard rdoc/ri
123878 [r_mueller im] It's $HOME/.rdoc on my machine.
123973 [jamesUNDERBA] But will ri find any ri data files in the gems directory?
123976 [Dave PragPro] You can find our where documentation is searched for on your system
^ [NEPTBOT] - can you tell what it is yet?
123856 [rasputnik he] (that's "Not Even Pretending To Be On Topic", incidentally)
^ [ANN] "RSS, Ruby and the Web" in Jan. 2005 DDJ
123857 [lyle.johnson] I don't recall seeing this officially plugged yet, so I'll note that
123860 [lymans gmail] Someone mentioned it already... but the problem is - you have to
123875 [curt hibbs.c] Yes... Tom Copeland posted this a week or so ago, but I ran into the same
+ 123876 [jamesUNDERBA] Or live near a Barnes & Noble.
+ 123924 [ptkwt aracne] I think you might be able to read it online after a few months...
123925 [george.mosch] buy the Dr. Dobbs issue and support this FINE publication.
^ gem update behavior (Re: [ANN] Rails 0.9: Fast development, breakpoints, validations...)
123868 [jamesUNDERBA] Running gem update will update *all* installed gems.
123886 [dblack wobbl] I believe David meant it as in: "Use the 'gem update' command (which
+ 123897 [jamesUNDERBA] Well, even if that is the intention, it is not the behavior.
| 123904 [dblack wobbl] Whoops -- I didn't know that. In spite of my mediocre track record on
+ 123908 [hal9000 hype] What, you're claiming DHH isn't a bizarre prankster? I submit that
^ Loading configuration files in an OS-agnostic way
123879 [gavrif virtu] I downloaded ruby-google and tried to run the sample code when I noticed that the code was unusable as is, in Windows, because it assumed that the configuration file is named .google_key and Win 2000 Professional atleast does not allow '.' to be the first character of a filename.
123880 [peter peterc] Are you sure? That strikes me as odd, and Windows XP (which is
123881 [pit capitain] At least on Win 2000, you can't create such a file in the Windows Explorer, but
123882 [gavrif virtu] But this doesn't solve the problem because the user should be able to create and swap configuration files using the default shell.
+ 123928 [michael.deha] "But this doesn't solve the problem because the user should be able to
| 123952 [gavrif virtu] Ah... I was referring to Windows Explorer as the default shell. But the fact that it works from the command prompt will do.
+ 123974 [jamesUNDERBA] Windows File Explorer is anal about this, but in a cmd.exe window one
123975 [hal9000 hype] Have you tried quoting the filename? I know that works for names with
123977 [jamesUNDERBA] No need for the quotes there.
^ debugging Instiki
123884 [xrfang hotma] I recently ran into Instiki and immediately decided to use it both
123907 [batkins57 gm] You can absolutely use puts. Start up Instiki in simple-server mode
^ [ANN] RubyWebDialogs 0.1.2
123887 [pan erikveen] Just released RubyWebDialogs 0.1.2 .
^ Re: New Smalltalk Release
123893 [avi.bryant g] My understanding is that they've been quite careful to keep it
^ rb_require() for strings
123894 [zarawesome g] I'd like to use rb_require(), but instead of a filename give it a
+ 123896 [bob.news gmx] "Guilherme T." <email@example.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 124047 [cmills frees] I think you want rb_eval_string() from ruby.h
^ [QUIZ] Scrabble Stems (#12)
123898 [james graypr] 1. Please do not post any solutions or spoiler discussion for this quiz until
+ 123953 [intinig gmai] When talking of 6 letter stems, do I have to find all the 6 letter
| + 123957 [james graypr] I don't believe the stems meaning or lack thereof is significant.
| + 123962 [martindemell] No, all six letter stems count. The "meaningful" rearrangement is just a
+ 123979 [glenn.parker] If this quiz is really just about Scrabble, can we assume the input word
123980 [james graypr] I filtered out words less than and more than seven letters.
123982 [glenn.parker] Thanks, stripping it down to handle only 7-letter words made a big
123990 [intinig gmai] From the original post it looked like you could have anything longer than 6.
+ 123994 [james graypr] In the game of Scrabble, you are limited to seven "tiles". You get 50
| 124001 [glenn.parker] The quiz alluded to Scrabble, but I have to agree that the phrasing was
+ 124014 [martindemell] My bad, then - I meant six letter stems that form seven letter words
^ String expand problem
123906 [kh.wild wico] I have a bit of a problem :-)
+ 123910 [batkins57 gm] You're getting those errors because x isn't defined at that point.
+ 123911 [dblack wobbl] See Bill's answer too. Here's another way, using the %-style value
123912 [kh.wild wico] It's that I was looking for.
123915 [halostatue g] Note that you probably don't want to use %s expansion for reql SQL;
123920 [dblack wobbl] What's the ? substitution mechanism?
+ 123921 [james graypr] The DBI allows you to use ?s as placeholders in statements you prepare.
+ 123922 [halostatue g] SELECT foo, bar
+ 123936 [cmills frees] SQLite allows this as well (using ':name' as a place holder). Since
+ 123937 [cmills frees] SQLite allows this as well (using ':name' as a place holder). Since
^ InvalidStatements with FastCGI and Rails
123909 [Chris.Willia] charset="us-ascii"
^ utf-8 & Range under eruby (possibly Rails) problems
123916 [johans gmail] I'm having some issues with a range that truncates texts, the below is
123935 [angus quovad] [Johan S÷˛ensen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 2004-12-17 16.42 CET]
123938 [johans gmail] I see.
123939 [angus quovad] [Johan S÷˛ensen <email@example.com>, 2004-12-17 19.34 CET]
123942 [michael.deha] Someone on PerlMonks taught me a neat trick. A regex split about
^ Ruby Web Programming on Windows with mod_ruby/fastcgi is now in business ...
123919 [sarahtanemba] Thanks to Kent for his contribution.
123923 [lyle.johnson] I'm not even doing any work with Ruby web programming (yet), but I
^ [Tk] grid manager with '-', 'x', '^'
123930 [email55555 g] grid .a - -
+ 124050 [ferenc engar] # Building a GUI with the Grid Geometry Manager.
+ 124068 [nagai ai.kyu] No. TkGrid supports them. Please try the following.
+ 124139 [email55555 g] Thank you Hidetoshi.
+ 124141 [email55555 g] re-install the last version of one-click install (ruby-1.8.2-RC10),
+ 124169 [nagai ai.kyu] Hmmm.....
124174 [nagai ai.kyu] I'd applied the following patch. But I cannot rescue the bug on
^ Running DRb in the main thread?
123931 [Laurent.Jull] I was wondering if there are some low level API that I can use in Drb
123933 [drbrain segm] How about using ThreadGroup to organize your threads?
123934 [Laurent.Jull] It doesn't solve my problem because what I want is to avoid disturbing
^ MySQL/Ruby on Windows
123940 [Chris.Willia] charset="us-ascii"
+ 123941 [curt hibbs.c] Starting with version 4.1.7 MySQL is using a new authentication algorithm
+ 124040 [justin.rudd ] Hey Chris,
124106 [Chris.Willia] Justin,
+ 124115 [curt hibbs.c] I'm working on a One-Click Ruby Server that will install a complete
+ 124120 [halostatue g] Zlib already works, and is part of the standard Ruby distro. There are
^ BlueCloth + eRuby error
123946 [belorion gma] I am trying to use BlueCloth markdown in a website.
123947 [belorion gma] I take that back, it's failing on the "require 'rubygems' line, not
^ Ruby is like baby Alpaca yarn...
123948 [jamis_buck b] Just wanted to share this. I often talk with my wife about what I'm
+ 123949 [vjoel PATH.B] Let the flood of animated alpaca ASCII art begin...
| 123951 [ s xss.de] I'll have a go at the yarn: "-"*50
| 123958 [lymans gmail] For once Google's targeted ads helped!
+ 123950 [hal9000 hype] Especially interesting in light of the punched card originating
+ 123963 [martindemell] Until they talk about purl stitches :)
+ 123972 [ruby-talk wh] Remarkable. I had intended to fit baby alpaca yarn into the (Poignant)
+ 123988 [michael.deha] An Alpalca yarn?
+ 124000 [jamis_buck b] For a brief consultation, no charge. :) Besides which, this is for the
^ RMagick 1.7.0
123955 [cyclists nc.] RMagick enters its 3rd year.
+ 123956 [aredridel gm] Excellent work, I might add. PLD's got the new version in its CVS tree already.
+ 123978 [cyclists nc.] RMagick is a binding for the ImageMagick and GraphicsMagick image processing
| 124011 [sarahtanemba] Does RMagick distribution include ImageMagick and GraphicsMagick
| 124020 [cyclists nc.] The Windows binary gem includes ImageMagick. On all other platforms you need
| + 124045 [sarahtanemba] Thank Tim. By any change, is it available in gems yet?
| | 124057 [cyclists nc.] Kaspar has a beta Windows gem available on RubyForge now. The production
| | 124065 [sarahtanemba] I did get it and installed them. Then I try to use irb,
| + 124056 [sarahtanemba] I downloaded the MSWIN32 version and extracted to my temp directory.
| 124060 [cyclists nc.] Sorry you're having trouble, Sarah.
| 124066 [sarahtanemba] Thanks Tim. You are right, I should have been more thorough in reading
+ 124025 [eule space.c] I have just released a beta release of the 1.7.0 gem. I have nothing to add
^ RubyGems, Dependency sort
123959 [pan erikveen] I wanted to sort an array of dependencies of a gem. But there
123995 [chadfowler g] It's in CVS. Thanks!
^ FXIconList with frequent changes
123960 [martin.anker] items of an FXIconList quite frequently. The only possible way i know
124042 [lyle.johnson] Right offhand, I don't think there's an easy fix, other than perhaps
^ Tar2RubyScript 0.4.1
123964 [pan erikveen] Just released Tar2RubyScript 0.4.1 .
124009 [halostatue g] Erik,
124048 [pan erikveen] I'll have a look at Minitar. Sounds good.
^ RubyScript2Exe 0.2.1
123965 [pan erikveen] Just released RubyScript2Exe 0.2.1 .
124107 [ruby-ml elve] Is there a risk that a interactive or otherwise sporadically
^ Please advise...Install Ruby from Debian Package or Source?
123968 [nospam nospa] I'd like to install Ruby on a Debian server.
+ 123970 [intinig gmai] for everything available there, rubygems for the packages not
+ 123971 [ s xss.de] if you install the package, you can install other packages
123989 [michael.deha] Debian does this with all languages, but it's very good in the long
124063 [asp16 D-W-I-] but having an easy way of installing all of those packages would be useful
124070 [nospam nospa] Great point. Virtual ruby package(s) or at least documenting commonly
^ RubyForApache and text/html
123969 [rampant gmai] I'm trying to get Ruby to run allongside my local WinXP testing server
^ Ruby compiled for pentium4 vs prebuilt i386 package
123981 [nospam nospa] I'd do a benchmark myself except I don't have a pentium4 yet (still
124117 [steven.jenki] It's always risky to speculate about performance, but I would not expect
^ OT: vi useability question
123983 [mailinglists] i played a little bit with VI because i plan to add a compatibility
+ 123984 [marcel verni] Ctrl-[
| 123991 [mailinglists] Thanks,
| 123992 [marcel verni] I just tried in 6.3.25, 6.2.270 and 6.3.31 and all three worked though if
| 124239 [snowzone5 ho] i'm using 6.3.45 and the first two work all the time, last one doesn't
| 124240 [vanweerd gma] Same here- <C-[> amd <C-C> worked on both Mac and Windows VIM 6.3.
+ 123986 [harryo zip.c] Vi in Arachno would probably be what finally decides me to buy it, so
| + 123987 [michael.deha] Ah yes, vi emulation. I used SlickEdit's :w and :wq features for a
| + 123993 [mailinglists] Of couse i will keep ESC.
| 124015 [ s xss.de] at least vim allows you to define "what a 'word' is" by setting
+ 123996 [aredridel nb] It's your keyboard. The truly traditional keyboard has escape somewhere
+ 124013 [roelandmoors] For me the <esc> is very easy to type on my notebook keyboard,
124130 [fugalh xmiss] So remap caps to ctrl. caps is not only mostly useless, it's much bigger
+ 124137 [mikael phubu] Or do what RMS does: lug around a Happy Hacking keyboard and disable
| 124158 [vanweerd gma] Some one posted the Happy Hacking keyboard a few days ago. It seems
| + 124160 [matt technor] Crack open your existing keyboard and blue-wire it. Should take less than
| | 124161 [vanweerd gma] What does "blue-wire" mean?
| | + 124184 [flori nixe.p] In this conext probably: "remap the keys in hardware".
| | + 124185 [tim bates.id] Tim.
| + 124193 [mikael phubu] The non-lite variant has keys of pure gold and springs made
| + 124194 [mailinglists] I like "datahand" very much, but it is very different form normal keyboards
| + 124198 [botp delmont] //Straying further off-topic, I switched to Dvorak when I got
| | + 124200 [rasputnik he] I'm not Mikael, but it took me about six weeks to get back up to speed
| | | + 124202 [mikael phubu] Yes -- it's painfully obvious how much QWERTY sucks when you're used to
| | | | 124298 [vanweerd gma] An interesting refutation of dvorak superiority. Anyone know of any
| | | | + 124262 [vanweerd gma] And a refutation of the refutation...
| | | | | + 124403 [jmhall apex.] I'm often to glib or terse I guess. As I see things now
| | | | | | 124418 [vanweerd gma] Type Attack on the Apple II. That's where I learned to type. Mavis
| | | | | + 124500 [intinig gmai] I remember reading that the QWERTY layout was crafted so that the most
| | | | + 124318 [rasputnik he] Isn't that one of the studies refuted in the link someone posted yesterday? :)
| | | | + 124337 [kristof vlee] I've read that querty was created to slow down typing on typewriters,
| | | | | 124341 [pete petta-t] That's actually a common myth.
| | | | + 124395 [rasputnik he] It comes out of microbes asses, what could be more naturally delicious?
| | | + 124290 [jagenheim gm] To get somewhat back on the off-topic. How do you all handle vim in
| | | + 124293 [rasputnik he] use arrow keys :) well, actually I use that touchstream stealth thing I posted
| | | | 124294 [vanweerd gma] Do you use the touchstream gestures? How do like the keyboard for
| | | | 124315 [rasputnik he] It's the best hardware ever. I can't believe anyone still uses those
| | | + 124373 [fugalh xmiss] I haven't yet gone 100% on dvorak, or reached my qwerty speed. I blame
| | | | 124379 [eero.saynatk] You should probably do a diagnostic if your
| | | + 124399 [thelenm cs.u] No special mappings whatsoever. That path leads to madness. It's quite
| | + 124201 [mikael phubu] Two or three. I went cold turkey -- didn't let myself switch back. I'm
| | + 124264 [zdennis mkte] I'd like to ask another question based on this post. I use QWERTY. I
| | + 124278 [snowzone5 ho] i've been using qwerty since '78...my cruising speed from that date on
| | + 124281 [rasputnik he] I switched because of RSI, not for speed.
| | + 124372 [fugalh xmiss] Can you think that fast? It may be that your coworker doesn't need to
| + 124199 [rasputnik he] Well hell, if you've been a good boy all year, I'd ask Satan^WSatan for
+ 124209 [glenn.parker] Glenn Parker | glenn.parker-AT-comcast.net | <http://www.tetrafoil.com/>
| 124219 [vanweerd gma] Thanks. I was about to search for something like that.
| 124220 [vanweerd gma] Spoke too soon. It doesn't look like it supports XP, and it uses a
| 124222 [glenn.parker] It does work just fine on WinXP (which is not so different from WinNT).
| 124234 [vanweerd gma] Cool. I'll give it a try.
+ 124295 [roelandmoors] I'm already using the caps as normal shift :-)