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Re: is my installation not working?
128183 [w_a_x_man@ya] Previous version was too bloated.

Seeking RedCloth#to_pdf advice
128206 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] I'm still pining for PDF output from RedCloth and
+ 128209 [alex@ve k. n] Will Ware posted some script at
+ 128223 [jamesUNDERBA] Does the Textile have information that is not in the resulting (X)HTML?
+ 128527 [martindemell] Also, there are pretty well-used toolchains for the LaTeX -> PDF route,

Potential DoS in cgi.rb with apache & mod_fastcgi
128214 [none@no he e] /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/cgi.rb:725: [BUG] rb_sys_fail() - errno == 0
128217 [drbrain@se m] Attach a debugger, and you will see what fcgi.so is doing wrong (errno
+ 128219 [ksibilev@be ] I also noticed that this happens only on FreeBSD. I've never seen this
| 128224 [nospam@no pa] /usr/lib/ruby/1.8/cgi.rb:725: [BUG] rb_sys_fail() - errno == 0
+ 128220 [none@no he e] Thanks Eric.

[ANN] win32-changenotify 0.3.0
128218 [djberg96@ho ] The Win32Utils Team is proud to annouce win32-changenotify 0.3.0
129679 [demerzel@gm ] Thanks for the great work with win32!
129684 [demerzel@gm ] Okay, I got this working, kinda, after mucking around a bit. What I

Looking for some help
128225 [Dave@Pr gP o] It's looking as if the success of the Bookshelf venture is severely

[ANN] Rails 0.9.5: A world of fixes and tweaks
128227 [david@lo dt ] This release is mostly about polishing the Rails by closing holes,

http download file
128228 [contact_us@h] Can any body tell what ruby scripts I should use to download file by
+ 128229 [kig@mi fi in] require 'open-uri'
| + 128234 [contact_us@h] Thanks you all
| + 128266 [contact_us@h] Any body know why this work wor xxx.gif but not for xxx.zip?
+ 128230 [mneumann@nt ] require 'open-uri'

128244 [google_group] Good News!

CMS in ruby
128259 [ochronus@gm ] First, greetings to all on the list, I am a newcomer :)
128260 [r_mueller@im] Welcome Ochronus, ( or more natural me: "Moin Moin!")
+ 128261 [ochronus@gm ] Thank you for your post,
| 128288 [zoso@fo on e] Ralf said "CMS on Rails", but it seems that is also empty, as Mosquito.
+ 128264 [rff_rff@re o] ...
  128267 [ochronus@gm ] Thank you, that also looks promising!!

clone and dup
128279 [kboruff@op o] After reading about these two methods for the Object class in "Pragmatic
128282 [bob.news@gm ] "Keith P. Boruff" <kboruff@optonline.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 128308 [csaba@ph ny ] irb(main):189:0> o=Object.new
+ 128398 [kboruff@op o] So it looks like the major difference is that clone copies the state of the

mod_ruby require LoadError
128284 [richard@zy o] I'm trying to require a file in a mod_ruby script I'm running and,
128285 [richard@zy o] D'oh!  Apologies for replying to myself, but I've realised what the

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) Module
128291 [jperkins@sn ] I'm looking for an AOL Instant Messenger Module for Ruby and found raim
128295 [jperkins@sn ] To clarify: I'm wanting to write a bot or two, so I don't think that
128296 [jperkins@sn ] Found it at RubyForge!
128337 [mithrandir20] Hmm and what about to use jabber4r and use AIM gateway? :) It's bit

Bug in open_message_stream of Net::SMTP?
128302 [woeye@ac dw ] smtp.open_message_stream(from_addr, [to_addr]) do |f|
128303 [aamine@lo er] Sorry, I forgot to backport a patch from 1.9.
128310 [woeye@ac dw ] Thanks for the quick feedback. I simply was puzzled wether I it was

Header field encoding (was: Hacking NArray)
128306 [lists@be tr ] your header says

Argument-per-argument Passing
128311 [transfire@gm] This came up in an earlier thread. On occasion I run into situations
128312 [bob.news@gm ] "Trans" <transfire@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
128315 [transfire@gm] Right, but that's exactly what I don't want to do. I.e. changing the
128338 [bob.news@gm ] "Trans" <transfire@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

Array::uniq { block } ?
128314 [belorion@gm ] I have an array of arrays.  I want to be able to do a uniq operation
+ 128322 [djberg96@ho ] Not that this is a bad idea, but why do I get this feeling that we're
| 128354 [itsme213@ho ] I agree, #uniq is certainly not the only candidate. I think it would be very
| 128459 [decoux@mo lo] #uniq don't use #==, it use #hash and #eql?
| + 128463 [bob.news@gm ] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | 128465 [decoux@mo lo] If 2 object have different hash value, it don't need to call eql?
| | + 128473 [bob.news@gm ] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | | 128478 [decoux@mo lo] Array#uniq just store the element of the array as the key of a hash.
| | | 128480 [bob.news@gm ] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | + 128486 [lists@be tr ] What a look at the interpreter source code will validate.
| + 128464 [martindemell] Which raises the problem that it works globally, unlike the unix uniq
|   128600 [itsme213@ho ] be very
|   128648 [martindemell] By analogy with sort and sort_by
|   128988 [transfire@gm] Has anyone, could anyone, write a Ruby version of this method? I'm not
|   + 128990 [pit@ca it in] require 'set'
|   | + 129009 [flgr@cc n. e] module Enumerable
|   | | 129016 [bob.news@gm ] "Florian Gross" <flgr@ccan.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   | | 129160 [flgr@cc n. e] I dislike having the block of .inject having side effects. That sort of
|   | | 129165 [dblack@wo bl] I don't think it's a side effect, since it's just injecting something
|   | + 129012 [bob.news@gm ] "Pit Capitain" <pit@capitain.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   |   + 129052 [transfire@gm] Thanks, now an offical part of Facets (as of next release).
|   |   + 129115 [martindemell] Very nice indeed.
|   + 128991 [martindemell] module Enumerable
|     129007 [transfire@gm] LOL :-)
+ 128339 [bob.news@gm ] "Belorion" <belorion@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  128340 [bob.news@gm ] "Robert Klemme" <bob.news@gmx.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

[ANN] WWW::Mechanize 0.1.0 available as Gem
128318 [mneumann@nt ] gem install mechanize
+ 128328 [vanweerd@gm ] Does it support authentication?
| 128330 [mneumann@nt ] Nope, not yet. I wasn't yet in the need for this.
+ 128369 [ruby.talk.li] I'm behind a firewall/proxy something or other that does not care much
  128372 [mneumann@nt ] From my wee project page (rubyforge.org/projects/wee). Maybe it would
  + 128375 [ruby.talk.li] Ah, I see, I searched RF for "Mechanize."
  | 128378 [curt@hi bs c] How did you do that? If I use RF's search I get back "not found"; if I use
  | + 128385 [lyle.johnson] James, if you do want to change that setting, I think you can just
  | + 128406 [jamesUNDERBA] What I meant was, I now see why I did not know that RF was hosting
  + 128379 [lyle.johnson] There is a link under the "Trackers" section of the RubyGems project

[ANN] RedHanded interviews chromatic (ONLamp site editor)
128320 [ruby-talk@wh] So, Curt Hibbs' Rails article at ONLamp.com has been a hit.  Curious as
+ 128331 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] But it's missing a link to the Curt's ONLamp article?
| 128348 [curt@hi bs c] Its there. It's at the very top in the introductory words just before the
| + 128349 [zdennis@mk e] Curt, did _why charge you for that kind of advertising? =) It was the
| | 128352 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] And you owe me a cut for being the fall-guy. ;)
| + 128350 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Its there now. :)  (see comments)
+ 128423 [glv@va de bu] Since I'm helping Chad and Rich put together the Ruby track for OSCON,

When little languages grow...
128325 [hgs@dm .a .u] I seem to have run into my parsing problem again.  Whatever I'm
+ 128327 [zdennis@mk e] To make sure myself and the rest of the list is correctly hearing you
| 128332 [hgs@dm .a .u] There's probably more than one way, but yes.  I don't need to
+ 128329 [decoux@mo lo] Sorry to say this but this is the most common error that I see when
| + 128333 [hgs@dm .a .u] Yes, that's a good point.
| + 128415 [dave@bu t. d] I'm having trouble understanding what you mean by this. Can you say it in
|   128475 [hgs@dm .a .u] My understanding is
|   + 128481 [decoux@mo lo] Well, a better example is
|   | 128490 [dave@bu t. d] Like this?
|   | 128491 [decoux@mo lo] Yes, like this
|   + 128489 [dave@bu t. d] So essentially, the problem is that the result of eval here is tainted
+ 128335 [bob.news@gm ] Hugh,
| 128344 [hgs@dm .a .u] I was trying to keep this general because I run into the problem of
| 128410 [angus@qu va ] [Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng <hgs@dmu.ac.uk>, 2005-01-26 19.18 CET]
| 128471 [hgs@dm .a .u] Thanks, I'll take a look at that.
+ 128336 [ruby-talk@wh] I hear ya.  I wish there was a way to open a jailed namespace.  It'd be
| + 128345 [hgs@dm .a .u] That's a nice metaphor...
| + 128351 [comp.lang.ru] _ This is the one place that Tcl ( at least circa 1994 Tcl )
| | 128412 [matju@sy pa ] Another thing I like about Tcl is that it has _no_ special cases. Its
| | 128547 [snowzone5@ho] i'm not sure you'd define them as 'special cases' but tcl can be
| | 128943 [matju@sy pa ] the slashed-s $ means "Substitute" in Tcl, whereas it means "Scalar". In
| + 128366 [george.marro] be
+ 128343 [petite.abeil] Cheers
| 128346 [hgs@dm .a .u] I really like Lua, (bought the book), but I need to keep this as pure Ruby.
+ 128356 [transfire@gm] What are you trying to parse exactly? Is it full Ruby source or a small
| 128360 [hgs@dm .a .u] Not full ruby source, just a mini-language, maybe using Ruby's
| + 128364 [ehames@gm il] Is the "mini-language" given or you can build your own "mini-language"?
| | 128367 [hgs@dm .a .u] Build my own.
| + 128391 [transfire@gm] Hugh, I sent you an email with parser.rb attached, but I'm not sure if
+ 128414 [sroberts@un ] snip
| 128472 [hgs@dm .a .u] Thanks, I'll see if I can get my hands on this.  I've read a few books
| 128609 [no@sp m. le ] No. LL(1) just means that the recursive descent parser may only consider
| 128660 [hgs@dm .a .u] Isn't that just re-framing the problem so that all token pairs are
| 128740 [probertm@ac ] I am not sure if I fully understand but here goes.  In parsing, there is the
| 129110 [hgs@dm .a .u] Oh, I was forgetting that ident may be a nonterminal, therefore
+ 128441 [eule@sp ce c] (In response to news:Pine.GSO.4.60.0501261622400.24999
  128484 [hgs@dm .a .u] Interesting that declarative languages are considered less general,

[ANN] io-extra 0.1.0
128334 [djberg96@ho ] I'm happy to announce the release of io-extra 0.1.0.

Re: When little languages grow... (long)
128341 [probertm@ac ] My personal solution to this is to use Coco/R, an LL(1) scanner/generator.
+ 128347 [hgs@dm .a .u] Thank you.  I'd seen this on RAA but not explored it...
| 128353 [probertm@ac ] If you are starting from scratch, then LL(1) usually isn't a problem.  If you
| 128362 [hgs@dm .a .u] Yes.  Just adding material types seems unsurmountable at the moment.
+ 128402 [no@sp m. le ] I haven't used Coco, but I'd second Mark's recommendation to stay with
  128470 [hgs@dm .a .u] I dug out my copy of "Crafting a Compiler", ISBN 0-8053-3021-4
  128545 [probertm@ac ] PCCTS was the predecessor of ANTLR.  I haven't played with either for quite
  128605 [no@sp m. le ] Actually, it was the toolset that contained the original ANTLR.
  + 128624 [probertm@ac ] on a Python generator for ANTLR.  I wonder how hard it would be to do a Ruby
  | 128639 [transfire@gm] the
  | 128731 [probertm@ac ] dumped horribly.  ATLAST, in its raw form.  I am thinking of reviving it
  | + 128737 [sdate@ev re ] Were you able to download the PDF books? All my attempts failed :-(
  | | 128741 [probertm@ac ] Yup.  Did that this morning.  I can send you the file if you contact me
  | | 128887 [sdate@ev re ] I was able to download the books this morning. :-)
  | + 128897 [sdate@ev re ] Were you able to download the PDF books? All my attempts failed :-(
  + 128659 [hgs@dm .a .u] And they'd be much easier to detect.  I like this model. Thank you.

[YAML] Cant dump anonymous class Class?
128355 [transfire@gm] _why,
128531 [ruby-talk@wh] Okay, hold on, I think I'm actually ready to answer this now.
128871 [transfire@gm] Thanks.

Debugging C Extensions and [A bit OT] general C Questions
128357 [ruby@br an s] I'm right now learning to write C extensions and it works quite good. The only problem is, that my C was never very profound and I seem to have forgotten all of it in the meantime. So obviously I write a lot of bugs. The question is, how do I debug them.
+ 128380 [shanko_date@] That is how I debug all my C code :-)
+ 128382 [sastph@sa .c] gdb ruby
+ 128383 [tilman@co e-] gdb ruby
+ 128451 [ruby@br an s] Thanks for all the answers, you are very helpfull.
  128474 [cyclists@nc ] ...

128359 [google_group] Good News!
128390 [batkins57@gm] This is getting tiresome.  Would whoever has the power to do so please
128403 [jwkenne@at g] Unless it's being mirrored somehow, this isn't a list; it's a newsgroup.
128404 [batkins57@gm] Actually, this is a list.  The newsgroup is the mirror. :)
128409 [rampant@gm i] There is no spoon
+ 128411 [batkins57@gm] John W Kennedy, has your whole world just been turned inside out?
+ 128494 [alang@cr no ] Only Zuul.

Oh, The Horror!
128361 [matt@te hn r] I'm having to rewrite a bunch of broken Perl code.  I would be converting
+ 128363 [hgs@dm .a .u] Can you narrow down the failure cases?
+ 128365 [bob.news@gm ] "Matt Lawrence" <matt@technoronin.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 128370 [alex@ve k. n] I have the same problem with HPUX - I can compile Ruby, but not with
+ 128549 [snowzone5@ho] i'm still doing it the other way around...as i get more comfortable

[OT] [ANN] WWW::Mechanize 0.1.0 available as Gem
128376 [curt@hi bs c] Sorry for the noise on Ruby-Talk...

Ruby Site Ripper
128377 [vanweerd@gm ] Is there any web site ripper/download libraries in Ruby that support

Ruby at Redhat ES3
128384 [mithrandir20] If you want to use ruby at Redhat enterprise server 3, you find out
+ 128386 [mkhan@le tr ] Put up the source rpms please.
| + 128387 [mithrandir20] I have rpms at work and I am sick now, but I do it next week.
| + 128439 [bitserf@gm i] There are also files for the latest version of Rails, FCGI and MySQL bindings.
+ 128420 [halostatue@g] It shouldn't actually *depend* on emacs, but it does provide some

Any reasonably complete JSON-RPC ORB projects?
128388 [ruby.talk.li] Mixed in with the current churn about JavaScript and XmlHttpRequest
+ 128396 [dido.sevilla] ...
| 128407 [jamesUNDERBA] Yes, I think  I was looking at this earlier.   I'm not clear, though, on
+ 128575 [flori@ni e. ] ...

Gems package manager
128389 [jeff@op nd m] ...
+ 128392 [rasputnik@he] How much easier does this make your life? 10x ? I can't see how to be honest.
+ 128393 [m.hoogendoor] Most programs are not run with sufficient priviliges to write in the
  + 128395 [rasputnik@he] Stubs are sooo 0.7.0'y ....
  | 128397 [rasputnik@he] Let me take that back ... had one of the older pages on
  + 128399 [jeff@op nd m] Thanks for the info, I will set my environment like you suggested Dick.

Error with bdb installation
128394 [lispamateur@] I'm trying to use WordNet, database version, with ruby library. [1]
128443 [eban@os ri .] eban
128548 [lispamateur@] Thank you; FWIW, I was missing libdb4.2-devel. But reinstalling all
128655 [decoux@mo lo] What is the result of
+ 128693 [docboobenste] While on the topic of Ruby-WordNet, you may want to fix a little bug
| 128750 [lispamateur@] Thank you, noted down. The project being urgent, I had to roll my own
+ 128707 [lispamateur@] 0000007c T _db_version
  128713 [decoux@mo lo] and with
  128751 [lispamateur@] Oliver C.
  128813 [decoux@mo lo] ???
  128917 [lispamateur@] Which says: looks right?
  128989 [decoux@mo lo] yes, you are right : the problem is not in bdb

printf with octal numbers
128401 [brooks@on -e] The behavior of sprintf("%d", str) is not what I would expect.  If str
128416 [david@sl to ] This behavior is a little odd. The documentation for String#to_i (A bit

Type Inference
128408 [cjs@cy ic ne] No. It has been done in practice, just not for Ruby.
128445 [bob.news@gm ] "Curt Sampson" <cjs@cynic.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 128462 [ruby-lists@l] i've lost the track of threads now (hope you don't mind
+ 128589 [cjs@cy ic ne] No. Ruby could end up being a second-rate language instead.
  + 128606 [halostatue@g] It could be, but that seems to be unlikely -- unless non-feature
  | + 128620 [cjs@cy ic ne] Me too. This is why I'm proposing that we have systems where the
  | | + 128630 [vanweerd@gm ] It's relevant to me. Sure if sucks less if someone is insisting on a
  | | | + 128631 [zdennis@mk e] Quoting "The Postman", "How is this relationship supposed to work, if
  | | | + 128650 [cjs@cy ic ne] Then you must think that Ruby really sucks, because ruby does indeed
  | | | | + 128656 [ruby-lists@l] agreed. if you give me a short script and an explicit example
  | | | | + 128895 [dave@bu t. d] Object#type (which I'm sure is what you meant) is deprecated in favour of
  | | | + 128682 [rff_rff@re o] well, but common lisp has optional typing (wich does not imply
  | | + 128635 [drbrain@se m] $ ruby -vwe 'Class.type'
  | | + 128689 [halostatue@g] Variables (labels) are untyped, though. Most people who want some
  | |   128694 [dblack@wo bl] Also, it's "ducks all the way down" -- in the sense that *nothing* can
  | + 128679 [bitserf@gm i] One of the areas where hinting (if I understand what you mean
  |   128699 [halostatue@g] That is what I meant by it, and that is the only place that I think
  + 128638 [drbrain@se m] We've had this debate before.  Please go read the past discussions [1]
  | 128651 [cjs@cy ic ne] Wow, talk about missing the point.
  | + 128654 [ruby-lists@l] hey Curt,
  | + 128727 [drbrain@se m] No, I know exactly your point, but you are being very bad at expressing
  | + 128744 [discordantus] Maybe some terms and thoughts need to be clarified here.
  |   128747 [ruby-lists@l] i very much doubt that these corner cases will really
  |   128753 [discordantus] So you are suggesting that the runtime keeps track of state between
  + 128661 [bob.news@gm ] "Curt Sampson" <cjs@cynic.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag