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[ANN] ruby-sphere-0.2.0 for planning astronomical observations
124180 [d_tomono@ya ] Dear All,

124181 [ruby@3c .c m] ...

curses - how to use unicode
124182 [neoneye@gm i] Yesterday I got xterm working with UTF-8. I had made an oneliner that
124203 [dickey@sa tm] very likely ruby's package for curses doesn't link with the wide-character
124246 [neoneye@gm i] Ok.. I have now tried to use the lib directly from ruby.
+ 124247 [neoneye@gm i] Ah.. I overlooked the 'w'.. I added  --enable-widec  when duing ./configure,
| 124249 [dickey@sa tm] no - the "experimental" in the configure --help was something I overlooked
| 124250 [neoneye@gm i] I have compiled ncurses-5.4  with --enable-widec --with-shared.
| + 124267 [angus@qu va ] [Simon Strandgaard <neoneye@gmail.com>, 2004-12-21 23.41 CET]
| | 124284 [neoneye@gm i] Using addwstr with pack("L*") doesn't seem to work for me either.
| | 124287 [angus@qu va ] [Simon Strandgaard <neoneye@gmail.com>, 2004-12-22 08.29 CET]
| | 124292 [dickey@sa tm] yes (but it's not portable: won't work with Solaris curses).  There are
| | 124342 [neoneye@gm i] Ah.. I had set the LANG wrong..  now it works.
| + 124291 [dickey@sa tm] Curses.addstr() should give a box.
+ 124251 [dickey@sa tm] google of course (even with the new format).  That's how I noticed your

Dynamic Methods not Behaving as Expected
124187 [mmerlin@bi f] definition of dynamically-defined methods.  Once defined, these dynamic
124186 [flgr@cc n. e] Unfortunately .define_method can not be used to define methods with

[ANN] SNMP 0.4.1 Released
124190 [davehal02@ha] Just in time for your Christmas gift-giving, there is a new version of

Re: ActiveRecord: method find Segmentation fault
124191 [david@lo dt ] If you want Customer to return an array, you need to ask it with one,
124265 [ruby@3c .c m] require "active_record"

[ANN] xmlresume2x 0.2.0
124195 [t_leitner@gm] here comes the next release of xmlresume2x, a tool which converts
124204 [botp@de mo t] //Subject: [ANN] xmlresume2x 0.2.0
124207 [t_leitner@gm] xmlresume2x is a CLI application. You need to specify the output format

[ANN] PrettyException 0.9.5
124197 [sdmitry@lr .] This is a new version of PE library. Very good news: after merging

[bug] serious memory leak + continuations
124213 [mneumann@nt ] ruby 1.9.0 (2004-12-20) [i386-freebsd5.2.1]
124238 [mneumann@nt ] The memory leak probably results from the fact that the continuations

Re: Welcome to our (ruby-talk ML) You are added automatically
124214 [lllaaa@gm il] # help
124215 [vanweerd@gm ] If you look closely, #help should be sent to

[RFC] Form Processing
124236 [danj@3s el c] Please comment if you think this is useful, good, bad (or ugly). It is
+ 124286 [george.mosch] this library seems interesting. I would like to have a look at the
+ 124371 [laurent@mo d] I have been looking for something in Ruby that would allow me to have

Ruby for Pocket PC 2003
124237 [sarahtanemba] Well, I just got an ownership of iPAQ h1935 with Pocket PC 2003/Windows
125764 [hramrach@ce ] I do not have such device and if I did I would try to run GNU/Linux or
+ 125766 [matt.mower@g] I forgot to respond to this first time round.
+ 125970 [snowzone5@ho] that particular operation isn't for the feint of heart...

implicit string concatenation
124241 [daf@mu e. 9i] I recently encountered some unexpected behaviour in the way Ruby
124319 [ambrus@ma h.] irb(main):001:0> $-v=1
124328 [discordantus] I'm not sure what's so weird about that... Putting a newline between
124363 [ambrus@ma h.] Indeed

[ANN] Ruwiki 0.9.2
124245 [halostatue@g] = Announcing Ruwiki 0.9.2

html form generation problems
124252 [dennisr@sp c] I think I must be doing something wrong.  I am attempting to generate a
124253 [ruby-talk@wh] You'll need to concatenate the various strings together to get this to
124254 [dennisr@sp c] This works!  Thanks.  What is the difference between each and collect?
124255 [ruby-talk@wh] The `each' method merely walks an Array (or other Enumerable.)  But

124258 [vanweerd@gm ] Does Rake::PackageTask work on Windows?
+ 124260 [justin.rudd@] Not out of the box on a One-Click-Installer install.  It shells out to
| 124261 [zdennis@mk e] I have many unix utilities for Window if anyone would like. They do not
| 124263 [curt@hi bs c] You can also get these and many more unix utilities from the GnuWin32
+ 124270 [halostatue@g] No. You can look at any of my projects (Diff::LCS, etc.) to see an
  124275 [jim@we ri hh] If someone would like to put it together, I would be open to such a patch.

Has Anyone build A Mysql Module for ruby1.8.2 and Mysql 4.1.8
124269 [ruby@3c .c m] now i am using mysql 4.1.8 and ruby1.8.2 .but there has somthing dosn't work
124271 [curt@hi bs c] Curt

Ruby Weekly News 13th - 19th December 2004
124272 [timsuth@ih g] Ruby Weekly News 13th - 19th December 2004

[OT][job] translator/etc?
124273 [ume@li ht id] I know this is way off topic, but I was wondering if anyone associated with
124274 [halostatue@g] If you're interested, Ruwiki could use translations *to* Japanese
124276 [ume@li ht id] What system of encoding for the Japanese, do you know? Or does that not
124279 [halostatue@g] The English, Spanish, and German variants have been done with

[ANN] SQLite3/Ruby 0.5.0
124282 [jamis_buck@b] I know I've been telling people that these wouldn't be available for

[ANN] Help 0.1: access ri from irb (using the ri library)
124283 [kig@mi fi in] Bit the bullet and finished this little straggler.
124325 [p_bossi_AGAI] Newbee question: where should I put help.rb?
+ 124335 [rff_rff@re o] I'd say lib/site_ruby/1.8/ would be better, lib/1.8/ should contain just
| 124362 [p_bossi_AGAI] Oh yes.
+ 124364 [kig@mi fi in] Somewhere in your $LOAD_PATH, one of the site_ruby -ones there would be

Re: Ruwiki 0.9.2
124288 [giulio.pianc] wiki)
124289 [halostatue@g] Basically, most of the features listed in the ToDo list for 0.10; the

About ruby-libglade
124296 [zopilote@ar ] Is there any win32 precompiled extension for Ruby-libglade?
124306 [rff_rff@re o] it should be part of ruby-gnome2

Ruby Extensions using OS X Frameworks
124297 [dave@in oe h] I'm trying to write a ruby extension which accesses the
+ 124307 [dave.baldwin] You could try adding
| 124880 [dave@in oe h] Thanks Dave.  That got me past the initial linking error.  I am getting
+ 124321 [melfstrand@m] In case it is of help, RubyCocoa is able to access the Address Book.
+ 125018 [hramrach@ce ] Generally you need to link in the framework with some flag (probably
  125037 [dave@in oe h] ...

ruby-dev summary 25045-25260
124299 [ttate@tt ky ] Dear all,
+ 124301 [halostatue@g] ARGV.options do |opts|
| + 124309 [ttate@tt ky ] That's just it except for missing opts.parse!.
| | 124314 [halostatue@g] Well, yes. So if I have --line, will optparse do -L automatically, or
| | 124316 [aamine@lo er] -L should raise error (and it does).
| + 124311 [nobu.nokada@] Yes, and I'd changed the behavior as you and Aoki claimed.
| + 124313 [aamine@lo er] ~ % cat t
|   124317 [halostatue@g] Excellent!
|   124347 [nobu.nokada@] Making -L equal to --line?
+ 124333 [aredridel@gm] Ach, that would totally throw me for a loop. I would expect -L to be

[ANN] Ruwiki 0.9.3
124303 [halostatue@g] It is with some mild embarrassment and trepidation that I release
+ 124327 [pat.eyler@gm] I just had the opportunity to see a talk by Randal Schwartz about
+ 124456 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Cool.

Digest::MD5 Resume?
124326 [christoph.he] I'm currently working on a little project which requires computation of
124360 [martin.anker] I have the same problem. A 'Marshal.dump(md5obj)' would be nice.
124370 [matz@ru y- a] Let me put it in my todo list.
124374 [nobu.nokada@] It seems quite simple.
+ 124378 [flgr@cc n. e] Nobu, you are a wonderful patch machine. Thank you a lot!
+ 124425 [nobu.nokada@] Hmmm, unfortunately, no.  They contain data which have endian.

All I want to do is move a directory :(
124329 [transami@ru ] Very frustrated. I have just spent well over an hour trying to do the simplest
+ 124331 [transami@ru ] Thanks. That almost works. But the oddest thing happens. If @dir already
+ 124339 [gfb@to es ft] What excactly are you experiencing? On what platform? On my Linux box
  124343 [transami@ru ] Yes. That is one of the problems.
  124344 [transami@ru ] I think the problem may be that the :force option isn't working correctly on
  + 124345 [transami@ru ] ...
  + 124348 [aamine@lo er] It depends on what is the *correct* behavior.
    + 124352 [transami@ru ] one must perform a 'rm -r' first? If so that's really bad, as it is a much
    | + 124357 [discordantus] It's time to roll your own. If you don't have to worry about moving
    | + 124365 [kig@mi fi in] How would a forced move differ from rm -rf followed by move?
    |   124367 [transami@ru ] When you move something (file or directory) to a directory it goes _into_ that
    + 124368 [transami@ru ] Well, that doesn;t sound like "forcing" to me, but ...
    | + 124459 [lthiryidontw] Maybe FileUtils.mv( "a", "test" ) and FileUtils( "a", "test/" ) doesn't
    | + 124530 [aamine@lo er] This is a bug... fixed now.
    + 124457 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] That sounds counter to the -f option for Un*x's 'mv' command.
      124458 [gfb@to es ft] 'mv' command does not override existing directories if they are not

Problem compiling ruby-1.8.2-preview3
124336 [markusjais@y] when trying to compile
+ 124351 [jamesUNDERBA] Well, preview 4 was just released; worth trying?
+ 124358 [gotoyuzo@no ] Try it.
  124380 [markusjais@y] thanks a lot.

Inconsistency with IO.readlines
124338 [justin.rudd@] I've noticed a slight inconsistancy with IO.readlines depending on the
124350 [gene.tani@gm] Hmm, don't know OS9 file format, but couldn't  you set $/
124376 [ummaycoc@gm ] # ========== ext/input_reader.rb ==========

Re: Help 0.1: access ri from irb (using the ri library)
124340 [ralobao@gm i] both

[ANN] Rails 0.9.2: End of requiring models, models in sessions, fixes
124346 [david@lo dt ] Thanks to the powers of const_missing, you no longer need to explicitly

Infranet Bindings
124353 [rcapozzi@so ] Is anybody interested in Ruby bindings for Portal's Infranet?  I have a
124354 [halostatue@g] Huh. And here I thought that Portal had gone belly up, or at least
124355 [rcapozzi@so ] Mark my words: COBOL will return and destroy all life on this planet to

124359 [wilmars@xs .] Dear all,

[OT] RE: Digest::MD5 Resume?
124361 [gavrif@vi tu] "Begging the question" does not mean what you think it means http://www.fallacyfiles.org/begquest.html

[Tk] program file name problem
124375 [email55555@g] require 'tk'
+ 124387 [nagai@ai ky ] I saved your script as "label.rb" and "button.rb".
+ 124398 [email55555@g] Save it under any directory (folder) as you like on the name 'button.rb'
  124411 [email55555@g] Retest this problem on Linux platform...
  124412 [nagai@ai ky ] I tried. Probably, that is a Tcl/Tk's bug on Windows.

SimpleDelegate (was Re: Inconsistency with IO.readlines)
124377 [james@gr yp ] Let me apologize in advance, because I've not bee following this
124390 [ummaycoc@gm ] So I glanced at delegate in the past but never really used it.  Today,
124396 [james@gr yp ] Thank you for walking through this with me.
124406 [ummaycoc@gm ] No prob :-)
124407 [james@gr yp ] Got it.  Thanks again.

[Alpha Delta Victor] prefix considered harmfull
124382 [ jupp@gm .d ] IMHO the [Alpha Delta Victor] prefix should only be used with *much*

Merry Christmas
124391 [chneukirchen] Well, what more is there to say? :-)
+ 124393 [jamis_buck@b] Clever! Thanks for the fun show. :)
+ 124394 [roelandmoors] amazing :-)
+ 124397 [transami@ru ] (eval):5: syntax error
| + 124400 [demerzel@gm ] *damn*, how'd you do that?!
| | 124433 [mneumann@nt ] Pretty easy (except drawing the tree :). Write the source-code first,
| | 124441 [chneukirchen] That's about how I did it.  Except not manually, of course. :-)
| | 124507 [rasputnik@he] Now *that's* cool - always wondered how you fellas did these....
| | 124866 [neoneye@gm i] From my sister I got a handmade ruby shirt.
| | + 124867 [premshree.pi] Umm, now that we are at it, is there some kinda official/unofficial
| | + 124891 [chneukirchen] That I can't top of course. :-)
| |   + 124894 [neoneye@gm i] I would like a speciment of that book too.
| |   + 124897 [eustaquioran] Wow, seems a little bloody. :-)
| |   + 124898 [jamesUNDERBA] (shirt(outstanding))
| |     124902 [chneukirchen] You didn't do any Lisp recently, did you?
| |     124906 [jamesUNDERBA] Oh, it shows, does it?
| |     124918 [chneukirchen] You probably won't find a lot of practical use for it, but Lisp ought
| + 124401 [theaney@ca l] Is it a cut-and-paste issue with your terminal? Try putting it all in
|   124405 [transami@ru ] Yes it was a cut-and-paste nasty.
+ 124509 [myfirstname@] Very smart. :-)

Christmas "gift"
124392 [jannis@ha de] loop{7.times{|i|puts"\e[2J\e[0;3H_...\n / _  '.\n|.'(@@@@@)\n(*)/ %s \\
124429 [    v@vs .r ] Looks nice! :o))))

Sparkline PHP Graphing Library
124402 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] This sounds like a challenge to me: "We aim to increase the
+ 124408 [pat.eyler@gm] The Perl library prvides a subclass of the GD::Graph library.   It
+ 124409 [rocioestrada] Dunno, maybe http://gruby.sourceforge.jp/index.en.html could be of
+ 124410 [chneukirchen] Dane G. Avilla shows how sparklines can be done in Ruby with

OT: Alternate Keyboards (was vi useability question)
124404 [transami@ru ] How bout writting a Dvorak typing tutorial in Ruby? Then maybe I'd give it a
+ 124417 [vanweerd@gm ] What are the use cases for these two points?
| 124423 [transami@ru ] A) So I can use hyphenated method names of course!
+ 124426 [discordantus] I have an old typewriter here... it has no numeral one key. The top
+ 124428 [roelandmoors] Isn't this already done? On my keyboard on the right I have a

[ANN] ruby 1.8.2
124413 [matz@ru y- a] Merry Christmas,
+ 124414 [Dave@Pr gP o] Congratulations, Matz.
+ 124415 [flgr@cc n. e] Merry Christmas to you and all other Rubyists from me, too.
+ 124420 [jeffrey.dik@] Just what I wanted for Christmas.  Doumo arigatou gozaimasu!
+ 124421 [Meino.Cramer] Merry Christmas Matz and Merry Christmas all Ruby-Fans!
+ 124430 [joaopedrosa@] Merry Christmas.
+ 124431 [Stephan.Kaem] A very merry Christmas to you too, and of course to the whole Ruby
+ 124432 [rff_rff@re o] yay, thanks to you and to the everybody who contributed code, patches
+ 124435 [andrew@wa ro] Merry Christmas
| 124437 [rff_rff@re o] matz updated the package, everything's fine ;)
| 124438 [andrew@wa ro] Yea - we must have been typing at the same time!
+ 124442 [chneukirchen] How great!  Just as my Pickaxe2 came thru the chimney. :-)
| 124449 [johnwilger@g] I already had a copy of Pickaxe2, but my present from "Santa" (myself)
| 124450 [gavrif@vi tu] Hey! That was what "Santa" (myself) gave ME this year.
+ 124446 [tom@in oe he] Merry Christmas!
  124451 [halostatue@g] Merry Christmas, everyone!

non-OO realpath, basename, dirname?
124416 [lists@za a. ] Is there a better way than below? (Note: I don't want to implement
+ 124419 [lists@za a. ] Pathname.new(p).realpath.to_s
| 124424 [kig@mi fi in] File.basename(p)
+ 124422 [jamis_buck@b] File.basename(p)

Re: ruby 1.8.2
124427 [george.mosch] Two days ago I received PickAxe2 from Amazon, today I got 1.8.2, marry

The second coming of Santa Claus (Re: [ANN] ruby 1.8.2)
124434 [matz@ru y- a] I forgot to check in last minute bug fixes.  Blame me, I'm as stupid
+ 124443 [ruby-lists@l] hey! santa claus made mistakes but *never* fixed them!!! :P
+ 124452 [sdate@ev re ] Merry Christmas to all !
  124468 [nobu.nokada@] It is invalid in general.
  124469 [sdate@ev re ] I am not sure I understand what you are suggesting here.
  124470 [nobu.nokada@] VC7 must have its own runtime libraries, and you have to use


HTML and CSS validation
124439 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] What's the best method to automate the validation
+ 124440 [demerzel@gm ] I'm not sure what you mean by 'automate' (are you looking for some RPC
| + 124453 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Here's my scenario: I work on some RHTMLs and run some
| + 124454 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Ah.  If I can figure out how to send a file to their
|   124462 [samgoldman@j] You can do this with cURL (man curl), and I suppose one of the Ruby cURL
|   + 124477 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Actually /I/ can't.  I lack the knowledge and apparently, the ability
|   + 124515 [ng@jo nw on ] Be sure to check the "Validate entire site" option.
|     124520 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Thanks for the tip, I hadn't found that one in
|     + 124523 [angus@qu va ] # let's say that what you write to stdout goes to the server
|     + 124559 [ng@jo nw on ] Why not publish them to a development server listening on a different
|       124576 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] The other twist: I'd like to do the validation without
|       124582 [jamesUNDERBA] Might be available.  xmllint + xmlcatalog (both part of the libxml2
|       124584 [vanweerd@gm ] It's an interesting read- there is probably more bash, ruby and xml
+ 124447 [jamesUNDERBA] I don't have any suggestions for CSS (though I believe their are
  + 124479 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Hmm.  Thanks, I'll take a look.
  | 124722 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] After corresponding with RXP's author, this is what I
  + 124733 [chneukirchen] I'll throw RNV <http://davidashen.net/rnv.html> in, which is a small