125801-132946 subjects 126283-127888

Problems with fresh install of RubyGems on Ubuntu Linux: No such file to load -- rubygems/builder (LoadError)
126063 [wenn0029@tc ] Continuing to work with my RubyGems install issues, I setup a fresh
+ 126087 [chadfowler@g] I can't imagine why this would happen.  From the looks of it, you've
| 126124 [nospam@no pa] I think the rubygems installer should check for the existance of zlibc
+ 126122 [nospam@no pa] You did not have zlibc installed at the time you compiled/installed
  127965 [emschwar@po ] I had the same problem.  I followed your instructions, and still get
  128779 [billk@ct .c ] I had the same problem (even after installing zlibc)...

[ANN] Soks - Yet Another Wiki
126064 [tamc2@ca .a ] Soks is yet another wiki. Sorry about that. It was written mainly for
+ 126065 [flgr@cc n. e] Any demo wiki online? The automatic linking sounds interesting. I'd like
| + 126066 [rff_rff@re o] +1
| | 126077 [batkins57@gm] It looks like it only creates a link if a page with that name exists,
| | + 126079 [flgr@cc n. e] So how do I create a new page? I think the work flow in previous Wikis
| | | + 126082 [batkins57@gm] There's an "Add a new page" option in the sidebar.
| | | + 126084 [rampant@gm i] Perhap there this could be done using something like the word linking
| | + 126092 [rff_rff@re o] yup, what I meant was "what if someone creates 'In', "To" and "A"
| + 126161 [tamc2@ca .a ] Thank you for all the responses and kind words.  I'll try to answer the
|   + 126176 [johnl@jo nl ] It works okay.  I've used it for writing a chart module, and haven't
|   | 126178 [halostatue@g] Actually, there's a real gem available for it ;)
|   + 126230 [jamesUNDERBA] Yes.  I set it up on at work, edited the styles, and off I went.  Very
|     126241 [curt@hi bs c] I agree... very nice!
+ 126067 [joaopedrosa@] Thanks for this new Wiki. :-)
+ 126099 [jamesUNDERBA] Sweet!  I just installed it on a Win2K box.
| 126107 [alex@ve k. n] If you refer to a certain Instiki bug (not creating storage/2500
| + 126139 [rhkramer@fa ] I meant to reply to your announcement of 0.9.2 the other day.  How far
| + 126141 [jamesUNDERBA] Actually, when I last tried Instiki (two weeks ago), I had to download
|   126214 [alex@ve k. n] All references about this problem on the web are dated in June and seem
|   126231 [jamesUNDERBA] I last ran it on the Ruby 1.8.2 final 1-click.  Not sure what version of
|   + 126232 [alex@ve k. n] ActiveRecord backend will allow to use pretty much any database for
|   | 126250 [rasputnik@he] Are there any online docs for madeleine apart from the rdoc?
|   + 126233 [joaopedrosa@] don't have English documentation. Soks feels a gap, no doubt. Hiki
|   + 126239 [jamesUNDERBA] I just tried Instiki again on my home Win2k box running the 1-click
+ 126142 [as@co pu er ] Thanks Tom!
  126166 [chneukirchen] I hacked a simple HTML (generated by BlueCloth) to ConTeXt XSLT over
  126172 [as@co pu er ] Do you have some code snippets laying around?
  126177 [chneukirchen] It's a XSLT to generate ConTeXt (which you then can convert to .pdf if
  126189 [as@co pu er ] Thanks for sharing!

Problem with XMLRPC
126069 [hen_WEG_dami] I was just playing a bit with Ruby's XMLRPC and created a very simple
126070 [rcoder@gm il] XMLRPC requires a return value from every call, and 'nil' isn't
126184 [hen_WEG_dami] Thank you very much, that helped :)

[ANN] Syntax 0.5.0
126074 [jamis_buck@b] Syntax is an experimental Ruby library for syntax highlighting source
126080 [flgr@cc n. e] If you can somehow integrate this with IRB you would be one of my
126083 [jamis_buck@b] Wow. That would be very, very cool. Are you envisioning this
126089 [flgr@cc n. e] Yup, but I fear this would require some advanced curses trickery to work
126100 [bighead@us r] That would indeed be vewy vewy cool :D. Besides I need to take a walk

return code from Open3.popen?
126076 [dilinger@vo ] Is there a (non-hackish) way to get the error code from Open3.popen()?
126088 [djberg96@ho ] Open3.popen()?
126137 [mano_mk@gm .] I know of at least one programm using stderr for output even when execution
126193 [dilinger@vo ] Yes, there are certainly plenty out there.
126198 [djberg96@ho ] I don't see this as an issue with Ruby, but with the programs that

[ANN] Net::SSH 0.9.0
126081 [jamis_buck@b] It allows Ruby scripts to programmatically interact with remote
+ 126097 [jamesUNDERBA] Hey, Jamis, get some sleep!
+ 126127 [dwerder@gm .] I get the following error when I start an example.
  126140 [jamis_buck@b] gem -v
  126583 [dwerder@gm .] You're right, $RUBYOPT was empty. Never heard about this variable..
  + 130414 [chris.m.kenn] please feel free to direct me elsewhere.
  | 130417 [jamis_buck@b] The problem is right there. Just use the sshserver variable directly,
  | 130423 [chris.m.kenn] First, thanks for responding so quick!
  | 130438 [jamis_buck@b] The above _should_ work fine. The error you are getting seems to
  | 130474 [chris.m.kenn] You were right, not sure why but after a reboot I did the following. I
  | 130484 [jamis_buck@b] You're very welcome (on all three counts!). And welcome to Ruby! It's
  + 130415 [chris.m.kenn] please feel free to direct me elsewhere.

NEWBIE: document management system w/ruby
126090 [spoonyG@mo e] i'm looking to implement a simple web-based document management system
126102 [patrick.spen] I would recommend Hieraki (http://www.hieraki.org/), which provides
126116 [rasputnik@he] Is'nt it Instiki-based?
126117 [samuel.kvarn] No, it's Rails-based and uses a relational DB for storage (unlike

[ANN] Net::SFTP 0.9.0
126093 [jamis_buck@b] This is my last release announcement of the day, I promise.

[ANN] sys-uname 0.7.0
126094 [djberg96@ho ] I'm happy to announce the release of sys-uname 0.7.0

Ruby Weekly News 3rd - 9th January 2005
126095 [timsuth@ih g] Ruby Weekly News 3rd - 9th January 2005

Debugger Debugging Ruby?
126098 [ruby-talk@kl] ...
126101 [assaph@gm il] You probably have RUBYOPT environment variable set to load rubygems

Comparing two files for equality
126103 [ehames@gm il] After reading the "Refactoring for PL/SQL Developers" in the January
+ 126106 [vjoel@PA H. ] Is this cheating?
+ 126130 [flgr@cc n. e] Moin.
| + 126145 [aengstrom@gn] Another alternative - probably slow as h*ll, but...
| + 126151 [as@co pu er ] Could anybody please explain the "end.uniq.size" line?
| | 126153 [vanweerd@gm ] end is the end of an expression that returns an array.
| | 126167 [as@co pu er ] Thanks Nick!
| | 126168 [flgr@cc n. e] Thank you. :)
| + 126988 [martindemell] To which a nice interface would be
+ 126191 [georgesawyer] magazine, I tried to implement a program that compares two files for
| 126195 [kig@mi fi in] def <=> f
+ 126199 [halostatue@g] % gem install diff-lcs
  126218 [ehames@gm il] Wow! I hope that I come up with some more questions that help you all

An open question about the RSS stdlib
126104 [sera@fh an .] Back in November, I built my RSS utility FeedBlender on the RSS
126249 [kou@co mi ng] Sorry, I'll fix.
+ 126386 [sera@fh an .] Okay then. Now I've got a question about RSS::Maker. I'd like to be
| 126526 [kou@co mi ng] Does it mean that you want maker.items to have size method?
+ 126532 [kou@co mi ng] Done.
  127690 [sera@fh an .] Thanks much. Any idea when the next preview release is coming out, so I

Niggly Issues With Latest Version
126110 [jasonhutchen] Using the one-click under Windows. Interpreter version 1.8.2.
+ 126111 [matz@ru y- a] Can you be more specific?  What do you expect for super()?
| 126146 [glenn.parker] I stumbled on this one myself, although I'm not sure it's a bug, and
| 126147 [matz@ru y- a] Yes, and this is an evidence that I have made mistakes in the language
+ 126114 [vjoel@PA H. ] Did they ever? I don't have 1.8.1 handy, but I think "super" has always
+ 126143 [georgesawyer] ->print 'before ' ;begin print 'hello ' end while false

Ruby on Rails tutorial FAILED on Windows ...
126112 [sarahtanemba] I follow the Ruby on Rail documentation, it works up to list method.
126113 [graham@in a.] <34k3ghF4adbm8U1@individual.net>
126164 [sarahtanemba] How one suppose to learn if even the tutorial failed to show how it
126171 [batkins57@gm] It does work on Windows.  The folks in the Rails mailing list

Re: Help with Ruby on Rails tutorial on Windows ...
126115 [angus@qu va ] The tutorial shows another step here. Did you miss it?
126163 [sarahtanemba] You are right, there is another step prior to the last reload, which I
126170 [angus@qu va ] [Sarah Tanembaum <sarahtanembaum@yahoo.com>, 2005-01-12 17.46 CET]
126196 [sarahtanemba] Thanks Carlos, that was it! And finally, I finished up this exellent
126220 [robert.mcgov] Sarah check out http://wiki.rubyonrails.com/rails/show/ProductionEnvironments
126246 [batkins57@gm] Does that apply to WEBrick as well?  Should I expect faster refresh

About the web parsing job
126133 [zoso@fo on e] I was about to reply to the web parsing consulting job, but I've just
+ 126135 [dubois@ka i.] as someone else allready pointed out, finding the correct address is
+ 126162 [rampant@gm i] Look at the headers of the email, it is in there. look for "_at_" and
  126185 [zoso@fo on e] Oh, thanks, I had to dig a little into the web interface (I had deleted the

[ANN] Nitro + Og 0.8.0
126136 [george.mosch] new versions of Nitro and Og were just released.
+ 126245 [batkins57@gm] This looks interesting, but is there any documentation on running the
| + 126254 [graham@in a.] the
| | 126270 [george.mosch] This is sadly true :( I plan to improve the documentation and create a
| | 129205 [jamesUNDERBA] If and when I get something running I might write something (or at least
| | + 129210 [mneumann@nt ] Og works just fine with postgres-pr, I'm using it all the time (and even
| | + 129237 [george.mosch] least
| + 126267 [george.mosch] Hell Bill,
|   126271 [mneumann@nt ] Yes, mine ;-)
|   126276 [george.mosch] Yes, but does Postgresql 7.x run on Windows? I think only under Cygwin.
+ 126252 [martindemell] Could you expand on 'multiparadigm' as it applies to web apps? (e.g.
  + 126265 [mneumann@nt ] It can make use of XSLT, has PHP or JSP (or ERb)-like templates (but
  | 126269 [george.mosch] I like so many things about Wee, so I plan to integrate them really
  + 126268 [george.mosch] - ASP/JSP/PHP style of webapps where the code is embeded in the

Run TCL in ruby
126144 [michael@ha e] Is there a simple way to run TCL code from ruby?  Basically I have a
126169 [snowzone5@ho] from the examples posted here it's relatively simple, but
126216 [matz@ru y- a] The tcltklib extension, which comes with the standard distribution,
+ 126236 [nagai@ai ky ] If no need for Tk, an IP without Tk can be created.
+ 126242 [snowzone5@ho] it's the interprocess communication i would like :)  in your example
  126247 [nagai@ai ky ] If you know the widget path on the tcl script and don't need to use
  126306 [snowzone5@ho] ok :)

126148 [cmills@fr es] We recently switched to using optparse from getoptlong in the DBC for C
+ 126181 [drbrain@se m] What kind of hardware are you running, and how many options do you
| 126190 [cmills@fr es] benchmark we
| 126200 [glenn.parker] I think that's the style you get.  A double hypen is always followed by
| 126205 [bob.news@gm ] "Glenn Parker" <glenn.parker@comcast.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 126209 [cmills@fr es] "--word
+ 126197 [djberg96@ho ] Does running it through the profiler provide any insight?
  126208 [cmills@fr es] So I ran it through the profiler and the last line below jumped out at

Webrick, erb, and .rhtml
126149 [belorion@gm ] I am trying to get a basic Webrick server running to serve up .rhtml
126150 [dblack@wo bl] You need <%= %> rather than <% %>.  But keep in mind that what erb
+ 126152 [belorion@gm ] Thank you for the quick response!
| + 126155 [bob.news@gm ] "Belorion" <belorion@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 126156 [batkins57@gm] Try mounting HTTPServlet::ERBHandler instead of
| + 126157 [bob.news@gm ] "Belorion" <belorion@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 126154 [belorion@gm ] Further research shows me that on the Erb website
  + 126158 [batkins57@gm] print or puts will send their output to STDOUT - anything sent there
  + 126160 [vanweerd@gm ] You misread the page. It says exactly what you got. Notice it is
    126165 [belorion@gm ] Now I feel silly :P.  Thanks.
    + 126194 [gotoyuzo@no ] You can make a custom handler class using eruby command.
    + 126986 [martindemell] Would simply overriding 'puts' and 'print' to return what they print
      127071 [cc1@ce .w st] Why is it that erb doesn't override kernel puts and print so they go to
      127097 [vanweerd@gm ] $stdout_default=$stdout   # or STDOUT

126174 [nospam@no pa] I didn't see Debian's apt-listbugs in raa or rubyforge so it was kinda
126274 [wmorgan-ruby] That is very cool.

Re: [SOLUTION] LCD Numbers (#14)
126180 [glenn.parker] ...

Re: Soks - Yet Another Wiki
126186 [clr4.10.rand] Looks pretty interesting. Why didn't you use ConTeXt's built in XML
126279 [chneukirchen] Mainly because I have no idea how it works. :-)

Blocking IO in Windows threads
126188 [r.sheehan@cs] Under Linux the following code from Dave Thomas doesn't block.

Style question - how to represent properties
126202 [tilman@co e-] I'm sorry, but I couldn't think of a more concise subject line.
+ 126206 [dblack@wo bl] def to_eet_properties
| 126481 [tilman@co e-] Yeah, I think I'll go with this.
+ 126207 [bob.news@gm ] "Tilman Sauerbeck" <tilman@code-monkey.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 126211 [graham@in a.] I'm looking to write at utility which would write data records out to
  + 126217 [flgr@cc n. e] Is this not what Array#pack and String#unpack do?
  | 126224 [graham@in a.] What I good idea. Guess its is a case of me re-reading TFM. Thanks
  + 126483 [tilman@co e-] No, it won't help you with that, since EET uses its own format.

Documentation for VisualWx
126203 [victor.reyes] Is there any documentation for VisualWx under Ruby? Any sample code?

[Instiki] Call for contributors
126213 [alex@ve k. n] Dear all,
+ 126227 [transami@ru ] What is .rxml?
| 126229 [alex@ve k. n] Templating engine by Jim Weirich. Generates XML documents from a lot of
+ 126235 [ryand-ruby@z] I have a patch that I can send you directly that (ironically) I could
  126243 [sroberts@un ] I can test it. Last time I downloaded an OS X instiki pkg was before

segfault in tk/variable.rb
126225 [cyclists@nc ] Anybody else seen this? It's _extremely_ rare. I've seen it exactly twice,
126237 [nagai@ai ky ] Could you tell me the value of TclTkLib::COMPILE_INFO ?
126238 [cyclists@nc ] "tcltklib 2004-12-23 :: Ruby1.8.2 (2004-12-25) without pthread :: Tcl8.4.
126240 [nagai@ai ky ] Possibly, the trouble depends on inconsistency of pthread support.
126360 [cyclists@nc ] *****************************************************************************
126399 [nagai@ai ky ] Oh, I'm verry sorry. That is a bug of tcltklib/extconf.rb.
126513 [cyclists@nc ] I don't mind at all. Since the segv occurs only very rarely, it may be some
128032 [nagai@ai ky ] Possibly fixed.

"gem install mysql" on Windows
126226 [Harry_Ohlsen] I've installed using the PP one-click installer 1.8.2-14 final version

[ANN] xmlresume2x 0.2.1
126228 [t_leitner@gm] here is the next release of xmlresume2x, a tool which converts

ruby-beep status?
126248 [jeffm@gh st ] Anyone know the status of the ruby-beep project?
+ 126362 [aredridel@gm] Is that the BEEP services stuff, or something to do with the beep
| 126372 [jeffm@gh st ] I was thinking mainly of http://beepcore-ruby.sourceforge.net/ but am
+ 128587 [comp.lang.ru] _ Dead... I don't think anything beyond setting up the

do not want to wait for text.bat
126255 [contact_us@h] ...
126285 [djberg96@ho ] Use IO.popen instead of exec.
126383 [contact_us@h] Thanks a lot

[SUMMARY] LCD Numbers (#14)
126266 [james@gr yp ] Clearly this problem isn't too difficult.  As we've now seen, it can be solved
126544 [kero@ch ll .] LCD = [
126647 [james@gr yp ] Well, it's trivial to infer the "-" or "|" from the position of the

[ANN] Nemo 0.1.0 + Wee 0.4.0
126273 [mneumann@nt ] We (Kevin and Michael) are proud to release the first public version of
+ 126275 [mneumann@nt ] Regards,
| 126278 [george.mosch] this is a killer :)
| + 126280 [mneumann@nt ] you know, I'm working on it ;-)
| | 126295 [itsme213@ho ] Will you arrange for Nemo to work off the same metadata as Og?
| | 126301 [george.mosch] Og's meta-data are not DB specific, they can be used to build forms. An
| | 126385 [itsme213@ho ] Yes. It looks like a fair amount of even Nemo code can be generated from
| + 126281 [mneumann@nt ] It's very easy to rip out the continuation stuff. Only a few lines have
+ 126291 [itsme213@ho ] Wonderful!
| 126359 [mneumann@nt ] Exactly! Especially for nested calls, memory (on my configuration) is no
| 126374 [itsme213@ho ] other
| 126377 [mneumann@nt ] Everything Wee currently supports works without continuations, except
+ 126322 [itsme213@ho ] Just started looking at the demo ... very nice.
| + 126342 [hensleyl@gm ] I would like to second the request for enhancing Nemo with DHTML and
| + 126353 [khowe@pe fn ] of
|   126378 [mneumann@nt ] Well, using live-update could change the current components state, but
|   126482 [itsme213@ho ] Is generation of a new page necessarily tied to being able to backtrack?
|   126510 [mneumann@nt ] You need to understand what a "page" is: It's the snapshots of one state
+ 126524 [vfoley@gm il] Nice work Michael!  I hope to see more of Wee in the future, it looks
  + 126545 [avi@be a4 co] Apologies for the lack of quoted text - blame the awful new Google
  | + 126552 [rff_rff@re o] I think he's talking about this one
  | + 126579 [vfoley@gm il] ...
  |   126608 [avi.bryant@g] ...
  + 126546 [mneumann@nt ] Wee would not be Wee without Avi's help. He answered "thousands" of my