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Want some extra cash, try this
124822 [adamhum@gm i] want some extra cash, try this

Re: Namespaces, inverted
124846 [eero.saynatk] Alternatively, of course, the parser could look for

Finding out what row DBI chokes on?
124847 [sera@fh an .] Some times I deal with a legacy table with screwy datetime info, so you
124869 [shanko_date@] Is it possible to do validation at the SQL level
124956 [sera@fh an .] Perhaps I didn't explain my problem very clearly. None of my current
124974 [sdate@ev re ] This much I had guessed from your earlier email, so I guess you had
124976 [sera@fh an .] These scrubbing techniques do help, thanks.

making an executable work with both RPA and Rubygems
124848 [sera@fh an .] Lafcadio's got an executable script that gets installed in
+ 124854 [jim@we ri hh] Unless you are doing something unusual, you should have to do nothing in
+ 125023 [halostatue@g] Check the work done with Ruwiki to see what I've done to make it easy
+ 125033 [horacio.lope] Happy new year guys !

[OT]:Re: Text adventures (was: Re: #send and private methods)
124859 [eero.saynatk] I--and surely others on this group--am working with MUDs (text-based

RDoc::usage dies on markup in heading
124870 [langstefan@g] # == +Test+ for RDoc::usage
124885 [Dave@Pr gP o] Thanks for the report and the great test case. I've fixed it in the 1.8
124887 [langstefan@g] Great, thanks for your fast response!

Rake 0.4.14 Released -- Fixes for Ruby 1.8.2 problem
124871 [jim@we ri hh] = Rake 0.4.14 Released

bug in ruby/gtk2 examples
124878 [ferenc@en ar] I use ruby/gtk2 from the ruby-gtk2-0.10.0-2-i386-msvcrt-1.8.zip package.
124886 [mutoh@hi hw ] Applied to CVS. Thanks.

Evil Pornstar with the worlds longest bush
124879 [dekeytaylor@] Evil pornstar with the worlds longest bush

124890 [mailing-list] I would like to figure out how much memory a certain class or object
124900 [cmills@fr es] Instance variables are stored in a hash table associated with each
124903 [bob.news@gm ] "Charles Mills" <cmills@freeshell.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

[ANNOUNCE] Ruby Thread Validator
124896 [snail@ob me ] Ruby Thread Validator, a thread analysis and thread deadlock detection
125039 [guslist@fr e] Looking at the feature list of some other Ruby product they develop, I
125043 [snail@ob me ] Marcais <guslist@free.fr> writes

Ruby and Smalltalk like environment?
124899 ["@(n ne "  >] I've been getting up to speed with Ruby in the hollidays. Tempted by the
+ 124927 [avi.bryant@g] alone
| 124965 [vanweerd@gm ] Thank you. This was very enlightening for me.
+ 124930 [mailinglists] Ruby is not a image based language. Thats the huge difference.
+ 125030 [just-for-new] We do feel as you do and are trying to build such an IDE and yes we
+ 125031 [just-for-new] Well yes that is or would be a really nice thing to have. If you like

[QUIZ] Cryptograms (#13)
124901 [james@gr yp ] 1.  Please do not post any solutions or spoiler discussion for this quiz until
125027 [glenn.parker] My apologies, I was not aware of the suggested time constraint.  I
125045 [flgr@cc n. e] Would this do the job? (42 characters)
125052 [glenn.parker] That produces a cryptogram mapping, but a cryptogram consists of
125070 [flgr@cc n. e] Like this? (75 chars)
125086 [glenn.parker] Getting warmer, but look carefully at the map display.  This is the
125089 [flgr@cc n. e] Would not be fixed by changing m+$/+n to n+$/+m?
125098 [glenn.parker] In a way, yes, but it's much harder to actually use it if the top line

wrapping Ruby around OLD code
124904 [gw@ci as st ] 5 years ago one of our smart guys suggested we throw away our home grown "Basic" which glues our
+ 124907 [bob.news@gm ] "gw" <gw@citasystems.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 124910 [flgr@cc n. e] I think that's well possible, but can not say for sure -- could you post
| 124911 [gw@ci as st ] lot of this code dates
| + 124912 [flgr@cc n. e] Hm, via a shared object file or via a native executable? Both would be
| + 124916 [cmills@fr es] chore? A
| + 124922 [DavidLZhao@g] If they are separate OS executables, you can glue them together easily
|   124923 [lyndon.samso] Love Ruby and all that, but I.T. is  all about choosing the correct
|   125034 [gw@ci as st ] "Basic" which glues our
+ 124915 [cyclists@nc ] It's hard to say how much of a chore it would be without knowing more about
  124917 [flgr@cc n. e] I think that it could be a minor burden, but usually it should not be
  124919 [eero.saynatk] One thing to consider is the model of your software: I'm not

FastCGI External Servers
124908 [aredridel@gm] I've just been trying to make ruby work as an external FastCGI
124934 [dan@ep rk ab] I am interested in this subject and have looked at scgi
124960 [aredridel@nb] Part of my problem is that I want a semi-standard protocol, not a

Catch Keystroke Combination
124913 [lgomez@vf ne] Is it possible to catch a keystroke combination (Alt+Tab in Windows)

Cisco configuration using Ruby
124920 [matt@te hn r] I haven't had the opportunity to write any code for a few months now, so
+ 124926 [bob.news@gm ] "Matt Lawrence" <matt@technoronin.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 124961 [davehal02@ha] You might want to try using SNMP to read the configuration information.

[ANN] One-Click Installer 182-14 Final -- Happy New Year!
124921 [curt@hi bs c] Finally, after what seemed to be an endless series
+ 124925 [matt.mower@g] Great way to start the new year.  Many thanks Curt!
+ 124929 [Stephan.Kaem] Great work! A happy new year to you too.
| 124969 [curt@hi bs c] Sure you can.
| 125010 [lyle.johnson] Actually, FXRuby versions 1.0.29 and 1.2.2 should be able to co-exist
| + 125011 [curt@hi bs c] Since late last summer, all release candidates of the one-click installer
| + 125016 [Stephan.Kaem] I don't mind the extra disk space used by the 1.2.2 gem. In fact,
+ 124946 [jamesUNDERBA] Thanks, this is sweet.
+ 125109 [johan.nilsso] I don't know if it's only me, but the installer doesn't seem to update the
| 125120 [curt@hi bs c] You may need to reboot your machine after installation. Normally this is not
| 125136 [curt@hi bs c] If restarting doesn't work, there's another possibility.
| 125147 [johan.nilsso] Still doesn't work. I've sent you the path in a separate e-mail.
| 125263 [maslists@co ] Johan, if you are on Windows XP, right click on My Computer and select
| + 125300 [curt@hi bs c] So Mark, are you saying that you are also not getting your path set to
| | 125355 [Stephan.Kaem] Same problem over here. So now, we're three out of thousands.
| | 125364 [curt@hi bs c] Do you know what the most recent version of the installer that you have used
| | 125374 [Stephan.Kaem] Good question... I didn't have noticed any problems before with Ruby not
| | 125375 [curt@hi bs c] If its not too much trouble, RC10 and RC11 are still out there on RubyForge
| | 125383 [Stephan.Kaem] I'll be glad to help.
| | 125389 [curt@hi bs c] RubyForge is being hammered by people downloading the newly released
| | + 125400 [tom@in oe he] Austin Ziegler has kindly provided a mirror server; I need to hack the
| | | 125511 [tom@in oe he] Hey, this happened sooner than I thought!  All RubyForge file downloads
| | + 125415 [Stephan.Kaem] Sure.
| |   125417 [curt@hi bs c] Yeah.... that's a big help, thanks! Its still strange that it fails on you
| |   126030 [johan.nilsso] Curt, sorry for noticing so late that this discussion got up to speed again
| + 126028 [johan.nilsso] Oh, that's what I've already done. The PATHEXT stuff I can live without -
|   126031 [sellberg@go ] Well, you'd have to manually invoke the interpreter without it. That
|   126032 [johan.nilsso] No, just 'foo.rb' works fine without PATHEXT. Not 'foo', obviously. The
+ 125111 [johan.nilsso] I don't know if it's only me, but the installer doesn't seem to update the
+ 125145 [johan.nilsso] I don't know if it's only me, but the installer doesn't seem to update the
+ 125261 [vanweerd@gm ] I used to be able to run ruby scripts without the .rb extension. I
  125303 [curt@hi bs c] No, this behavior was not changed. I just ran a test on a Win XP and a Win
  + 125360 [Stephan.Kaem] I did. (WinXP SP2)
  | 125365 [curt@hi bs c] Do you (or anyone else having this problem) happen to have access to more
  + 125390 [vanweerd@gm ] I may have had a full environment at the time. That's about all I can
  + 125393 [robert.mcgov] Not here its worked fine on both of my XP SP2 systems.

Getting a thread-dump
124924 [matt.mower@g] Is there a way I can get the Ruby interpreter to dump a stack trace
+ 124928 [bob.news@gm ] "Matt Mower" <matt.mower@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 124931 [mailinglists] You can do this with Arachno Ruby.

LOL..... I Just Found A Gwenyth Paltrow Sex Video Online. Take A Look....... 59UV
124932 [fvewymgf@sk ] LOL.... I cant believe she did this... Its not bad either!!

Math and Plotting Libraries
124933 [wodefey@iu .] I am new to the Ruby language, and like what I see.  But to get really
124935 [mikael.x.lar] try http://rb-gsl.rubyforge.org/
124941 [rff_rff@re o] also, if you noticed that the entry for NArray on RAA seems old, please

Re: Ruby and Smalltalk like environment?Q
124936 [Richard_Dale] What about FreeRIDE, Eclipse RDT or KDevelop? You may argue that Arachno is
+ 124939 [avi.bryant@g] Arachno is
| 124949 [mailinglists] The idea is to extend an interactive console like irb with more
| 124950 [flgr@cc n. e] This sounds a bit like Rails with the breakpoint.rb integration.
| 124951 [mailinglists] Yes, there are not so many ways to do it if you don't plan to rewrite
+ 124942 [rff_rff@re o] they're not Smalltalk-ish environments, I guess.
+ 124943 [mailinglists] The question was about a smalltalk like class brower.
+ 124944 [rasputnik@he] A Smaltalk environment isn't an IDE, it's more like a

want some extra cash, try this
124937 [adamhum@gm i] want some extra cash, try this

[ANN] RubyGems 0.8.4
124940 [chadfowler@g] = Announce: RubyGems Release 0.8.4
+ 124952 [lymans@gm il] What state is the graphical gem installer/browser in?
| + 124953 [rff_rff@re o] .... and, there is a chance to speed up remote gem search/install  by
| | 124955 [chadfowler@g] This is definitely a necessity.  We've been discussing various
| + 124954 [chadfowler@g] I'm not the developer of either of the ones that are in development,
+ 125001 [nospam@no pa] Many thanks!!!
+ 125057 [theebh@gm il] I used gems to install rails on win2K, but not able to do so behind a
| + 125077 [craig.m.mora] Here's another tip that worked for me even though I am on a severely
| + 125104 [jim@we ri hh] I just tried both the environment variable and the -p option under windows
+ 125112 [pabs@pa lo r] [snipped]
+ 125124 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] I just asked for an update of rails and got a new RedCloth
| 125126 [jamis_buck@b] I believe this is because 'gem update' updates all gems on your
+ 125139 [sarahtanemba] I was wondering if you can add some kind of progress bar to indicate
+ 125267 [batkins57@gm] irb(main):001:0> require 'RUDL'
  125609 [batkins57@gm] Someone else is having this problem too (see message "RUBY 1.8.2 and RUDL")

require net/ssh gem and korundum
124945 [rb@ra hi ou ] I've installed korundum(KDE bindings) manually and net/ssh as a gem
124972 [Richard_Dale] I tried it and got the same error. Then I moved the rubygems require to
124978 [rb@ra hi ou ] Seems to work indeed. Not sure I'll continue with the gem though...

rake: command-line params with spaces
124947 [itsme213@ho ] Is it possible to pass in command-line args containing spaces to rake? I'm

Re: command-line params with spaces
124948 [itsme213@ho ] Turned out to be a JEdit problem (it has various kinds of trouble emulating

RSS::Parser.parse returning nil... (was Re: why does rss/maker not raise errors?)
124959 [sroberts@un ] Could you think about RSS::Parser.parse as well, because it is also
124964 [kou@co mi ng] Sorry, RSS Parser isn't supporting RSS 0.90.

Ruby Debuggers
124962 [ruby-talk@kl] ...
+ 124966 [vanweerd@gm ] Nicholas Van Weerdenburg
+ 124986 [laurent@mo d] switch from one thread to another with the "thread switch #N" command.
  125008 [ruby-talk@kl] Half-way there. Turning trace on and being patient lets me see the last statement executed (IO.select, if anyone was wondering).  I
  125015 [Laurent.Jull] Unforunately no. If your application traps the INT signal as you are

[ANN] Melbourne Ruby Meetup - Thursday, Jan 13
124963 [matchbo@gm i] (If you're in Melbourne, Australia) -- Come along to the inaugural
124973 [lyndon.samso] Dunno what I'll be up to on that day but I might be able to make it!

A specific sort of WEBrick configuration
124977 [ljz@as as .c] I'm trying to configure WEBrick to create a server that will behave in
125113 [drbrain@se m] Sounds like you want to use inheritance or mixins to get what you want.

text/format loops on long words
124981 [wybo@se va y] This hangs, and it has to do with the last two words in the text to be
125006 [halostatue@g] I will look at this later this week. I am just back from a wonderful
125047 [wybo@se va y] ...
125489 [halostatue@g] I have fixed this, I think, but it's not yet in CVS. I am making more

[ANN] New Dublin Ruby Meetup Group
124982 [myfirstname@] Dear all,

collect results if no block given
124984 [martindemell] Fairly trivial, but it took me a couple of rounds of refactoring to hit

[ANN] New issue of Rubyist magazine
124987 [spb1981@ya o] Another announcement on behalf of our Japanese friends at Rubyist Magazine.

124988 [victor.reyes] Way back when, I used to write GUI programs using CA-Realizer, VB and REXX.
+ 124989 [hen_WEG_dami] Henrik
+ 124990 [flgr@cc n. e] There's visualWx which can create Ruby code representing a wxWidgets
+ 124996 [Richard_Dale] QtRuby/Korundum can be used with Qt Designer to design the GUI for Qt and
+ 124997 [sdate@ev re ] If you are on Windows and are willing to play with minimal
+ 125002 [victor.reyes] Thank you all for your quick responses. I guess I have many choices to
  125014 [electricmew@] You might want to check out widestudio.org.

[ANN] Lafcadio 0.6.0
124998 [sera@fh an .] Lafcadio 0.6.0, the next production release, is out and available at

[ANN] Ruby Vector Graphics 0.2.0
125003 [cyclists@nc ] The 2nd alpha release of Ruby Vector Graphics is available at RubyForge.
125004 [flgr@cc n. e] Nice project. Can't wait to see this back-ported to RMagick, but I
125019 [cyclists@nc ] There were two incompatible changes. I changed the name of the
125121 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] No gem?!  ;)

21st Century E-Commerce Money Making Formula
125005 [Dariusjkelly] Neo Tech Party Administration

rubyforge colors
125017 [hramrach@ce ] Could somebody, please, fix the html colors on ruby forge?
125022 [tom@in oe he] Thanks for the feedback.  Are you using the default theme or the GForge
125786 [hramrach@ce ] I do not know about themes, it looks much like Apple's pages to me.
125842 [tom@in oe he] There's another theme available now; details on how to use this as your

HOWTO?: fix extconf.rb to use g++?
125020 [jeremy@ch os] Is there a supported way to get extconf.rb to use g++ instead of gcc?

Standardlib "ipaddr.rb"
125024 [markus.werne] Happy New Year Everyone,
125026 [eero.saynatk] I think the problem is that technically there's no such address
125029 [markus.werne] That is just a point of view.
125038 [aredridel@gm] I'd suggest a wrapper class: IPAddressWithContext or something. Let it
125072 [markus.werne] No a wrapper class is not the right solution in my opinion. It is a more
125168 [fgp@ph o. rg] IMHO there are three distinct cases, each of which should be represented
125412 [markus.werne] Just to think about : or fe00::1/128 is a valid notation for a
125426 [halostatue@g] Why not modify the IPAddr lib and offer your changes as a patch to the
125472 [eero.saynatk] Not really. There is no such IP address as There's
125816 [markus.werne] Dear "E S",
+ 125929 [un@sw ar es ] It may help to consider that notwithstanding its name, ipaddr.rb is a module
+ 125952 [boydhyphenad] This is just not true. Try "ping".

swin on Windows XP
125032 [horacio.lope] help !

More problems with Rake/Test::Unit
125035 [johnwilger@g] It looks like the behavior of the 'testrb' command has changed which
125036 [jim@we ri hh] Thanks John.  David Heinemeier Hansson mentioned this to me this morning
125040 [halostatue@g] Is this not perhaps something that could be better handled by
125041 [jim@we ri hh] Generally I try to run the tests with as little extra software loaded as
125055 [halostatue@g] I don't know if it's faster or not. I just know that Rake doesn't do

[ann] aeditor-2.0 (very barebone release)
125042 [neoneye@gm i] AEDITOR 2.0

rake and stack trace from errors/exceptions
125046 [itsme213@ho ] Does rake suppress the stack trace of any errors or exceptions raised some
125053 [jim@we ri hh] Invoke rake with the -t (trace) option to get a full backtrace.

[SOLUTION] Re: [QUIZ] Cryptograms (#13)
125051 [mcl-ruby-tal] ...

[ANN] rubytorrent 0.1 (bittorrent for ruby)
125054 [wmorgan-ruby] I'm happy to release RubyTorrent 0.1. RubyTorrent is a pure-Ruby
+ 125063 [tobias.luetk] Awesome project.
+ 125069 [martin.anker] Great work, thanks!
+ 125117 [pabs@pa lo r] It looks like you can add support for remote torrents by changing two
  125181 [wmorgan-ruby] Thanks. I'll incorporate that in in 0.2.

ruby-dev summary 25261-25372
125056 [aamine@lo er] This is a summary of ruby-dev ML 25261-25372.
125058 [nagai@ai ky ] merging tcltklib with tk and tkutil

Method arguments
125059 [tookskie-goo] Sorry for asking this basic question, but I couldn't find it in the
+ 125060 [itsme213@ho ] This might get some disagreement since some people prefer to distinguish
+ 125061 [martindemell] Passed by reference to an object.
+ 125062 [mikael@ph bu] By value.  But remember that the value of a variable is always a
| + 125083 [glenn.parker] Of all the explanations so far, I liked this one best.  Thanks, Mikael!
| | + 125095 [bob.news@gm ] "Glenn Parker" <glenn.parker@comcast.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | + 125097 [tookskie-goo] Thanks to all for your explanations.  This helped clear up my
| |   125545 [georgesawyer] Also I suppose you understood one must dup objects explicitly if a method
| + 130213 [nash@op in .] Hmmm. Is it safe to pass a Hash and modify it in a function then use it?
|   + 130216 [eero.saynatk] It depends on what you expect :)
|   + 130258 [glenn.parker] Sure, it's safe, and it (probably) does exactly what you would expect.
+ 125074 [flgr@cc n. e] ...