133344-144852 subjects 133683-170548

^ Re: how do I convince Hash that two keys are the same?
133492 [sroberts uni] (I sent this to ruby-doc by accident, and got a response, but I am
+ 133494 [ruby-ml magi] When you derive, you establish an is_a relationship. Str is_a String.
| 133499 [sroberts uni] I don't think thats the answer, its not how things normally work.
| 133500 [ruby-ml magi] static VALUE
+ 133501 [drbrain segm] ...

^ play ogg file from Ruby (on windows)
133493 [cpine hellot] Just wondering if anyone has managed to play ogg files from Ruby?  I'm
+ 133496 [mailing-list] Search for °»ruby-vorbisfile°… and °»ruby-audiofile°… on RAA [1],
| 133498 [cpine hellot] Sorry, but I meant to say "on Windows".  (Well, I did say that in the
+ 133506 [premshree.pi] You could probably try ruby-xmms: http://pablotron.org/software/xmms-ruby/
  133519 [cpine hellot] Yeah, but again, I'm looking for something on Windows.

^ [ANN] FastCST 3.0 (Now w/ meta-data, get, and put)
133502 [zedshaw zeds] Just a quick announcement to say that I've put up another release of

^ [QUIZ] Quoted Printable (#23) SOLUTION
133507 [matthew.moss] Here is my partial solution for the Quoted Printable quiz.  I'm still
133656 [flgr ccan.de] ...

^ [ANN] MuraveyWeb -- Ruby CMS (with demo)
133509 [sdmitry lrn.] I'm glad to announce first public release of MuraveyWeb -- Ruby CMS
133510 [psm041 ig.co] I'm an (ex)plone user, and learning Rails right now ... if i can help ;-)
133564 [sdmitry lrn.] Thanks Paulo!

^ RubyURL.com
133511 [robby planet] I felt like giving myself a small project to get my feet a bit more wet
+ 133516 [sroberts uni] and got
| 133517 [james graypr] Hmm.  It's working for me...
| + 133520 [alex.martin ] Try to put "http://rubyurl.com/" in the form field and you will get this
| | 133521 [mailing-list] See http://rubyurl.com/4U1Cm on why this is so,
| + 133654 [martin.anker] It seems to work for all urls, except when trying to create a link to
|   133698 [robby planet] Indeed, it's displaying an error as I have a constraint on the
|   133815 [martindemell] ...
|   133816 [robby planet] I could spend days adding filters. I guess at some point, you just have
|   133817 [hal9000 hype] Had you considered a scheme in which the original
|   + 133820 [robby planet] Well, that's an interesting idea. It doesn't quite chop the size down as
|   | 133860 [discordantus] It could be optional. When your app gets a request, check for
|   | 133861 [robby planet] I can probably live with something like that. Was considering having a
|   + 133823 [martindemell] ...
|     133830 [robby planet] As I mentioned in a previous post. I could have it wait for a few
|     133831 [martindemell] ...
+ 133523 [jamesUNDERBA] Nice.  I noticed, though, that you do not get the same rubyURL for the
| + 133525 [robby planet] Yeah, that's on the list for things to do. It'll just return the
| + 133657 [wyhaines gma] In my little IOWA based system, I just do a query back to the database when
| | 133660 [martindemell] ...
| | 133669 [wyhaines gma] Sure, but is that a _bad_ thing, or merely a thing?  That is, is it a
| | + 133671 [wyhaines gma] Argh.  Never type while reading something else.  Thomas Hurst is the name
| | + 133680 [martindemell] ...
| + 133658 [martindemell] ...
|   133767 [jamesUNDERBA] Quite true; this occurred to me after I posed that question.  As nice as
+ 133527 [tom.hurst cl] In my case qurl was a small project to get a bit more used to writing
  133529 [billk cts.co] Heheheheh.... Very nice !!

^ [ANN] RubyGems Documentation Site
133512 [jim weirichh] == Announcing the RubyGems Documentation Site

^ [ANN] RubyGems Release 0.8.7
133513 [jim weirichh] = Announce: RubyGems Release 0.8.7
+ 133515 [chadfowler g] For those of you trying to use "gem update --system", it looks like
| 133522 [chadfowler g] We've discovered a significant problem that will prevent installation
+ 133670 [usenet andre] # gem -v
  133709 [jim weirichh] There was a problem with the 0.8.7 gem file such that it was never

^ WEBrick guide gone?
133514 [Bil.Kleb nas] Thanks,
+ 133540 [shalev simpl] Works fine for me.
| 133543 [robert.mcgov] It is now, it wasn't earlier, seems the author had added a redirect to
+ 133866 [ysantoso-rub] Sorry, for the interruption. The guide is now hosted on a new
  133869 [Bil.Kleb nas] Sad. :(

^ sys-proctable segfault on Ruby 1.8.2
133530 [john-mason s] a = ProcTable.ps()
133531 [Daniel.Berge] Hm...I don't have access to a Linux box at the moment, but I've run it
+ 133667 [wyhaines gma] Bingo!  That was it.  That was the problem that I couldn't recall the
+ 133751 [john-mason s] Dan,
  + 133752 [Daniel.Berge] Hrm...I'll install Linux on my home box tonight and see what I can see.
  + 133934 [djberg96 hot] cut

^ Re: [fxruby-users] Does anyone have access to an x86-64 box?
133534 [polyergic gm] I'm running PLD, and have installed ruby-1.8.2-2.20040906.4.  I looked

^ [ANN] Getting Started with Orbjson tutorial
133550 [jamesUNDERBA] applications with XmlHttpRequest + JSON-RPC.
133553 [horacio.lope] This is great, anything that makes it less painful to use javascript
133562 [jamesUNDERBA] Thanks. BTW,  I *like* JavaScript.  It has Rubyesque qualities.
+ 133566 [horacio.lope] how about a unix-friendly tarball, or a windows-friendly zip file, for
| 133569 [jamesUNDERBA] They are there, along with the gem.  I just haven't glommed an installer
| 133577 [horacio.lope] great, thank you
| 133580 [jamesUNDERBA] Ah, yes, thanks!
+ 133567 [horacio.lope] I can appreciate prototype-based languages like Self, and to be fair,
+ 133582 [curt hibbs.c] I agree. In fact it was my positive experiences with JavaScript that

^ [ANN] RubyGems 0.8.8 (please upgrade from 0.8.7)
133555 [jim weirichh] Ruby Gems 0.8.8 is now available.  It fixes a bug in 0.8.7 where gem files
+ 133590 [Bil.Kleb NAS] sudo gem update --system
+ 133679 [lthiryidontw] I had a
  + 133686 [surrender_it] it seem a normal warning from rdoc, so nothing to be worried. But IIRC
  + 133718 [jim weirichh] It is RDoc complaining as it is running its fingers through the code.

^ OptionParser question
133559 [jos catnook.] OptionParser is still a mystery to me. In the example below, how do I
+ 133596 [wybo servaly] require 'optparse'
| 133764 [jos catnook.] Thanks, but the problem with this is that when one adds the line
+ 133684 [jp-www dcs.g] opt.parse! returns the remaining non-option arguments (which is in fact
  133774 [jos catnook.] I might use this. The downside here is that one doesn't know which option
  133792 [nobu.nokada ] Actually, #parse! just raises a exception, subclass of
  133825 [jos catnook.] [example snipped]

^ somebody still interested in bounces from MAILER-DAEMON@arch.dtop.jp ??
133560 [sroberts uni] ...
133602 [shalev simpl] ...
133605 [dennis lausc] Hey folks,

^ [ANN] Orbjson 0.0.4 released
133571 [jamesUNDERBA] Ruby Orbjson is a JavaScript/Ruby object request broker for JSON-RPC
133572 [joaopedrosa ] Oi,
133574 [horacio.lope] but it's good to have asynch calls, no hype there :-)

^ Bay Area Rubyists?
133573 [halostatue g] I will be in the Bay area on vacation from 18th - 25th March.

^ Advice on PDF::Writer
133576 [halostatue g] # Set the stroke style. Assume a PDF object instance.
+ 133578 [joaopedrosa ] I vote for release as 1.0 without the complete API. Else, you will get
| 133579 [horacio.lope] +1   I say do it  :-)
+ 133585 [aredridel gm] I say release, but call it not-quite-1.0
+ 133685 [surrender_it] pdf.stroke_style= ss
  133701 [halostatue g] This is partially because of internal implementation issues. The

^ [SOLUTION] Quoted Printable (#23)
133587 [phurley gmai] stole Dave Burt's test cases - thank you. I also found one test case
+ 133682 [dave burt.id] ...
| 133723 [phurley gmai] Thanks for the kind response.
| 133772 [dave burt.id] Any TAB (HT) or SPACE characters
| 133778 [phurley gmai] Thanks for the update on the RFC, guess I should have just read that myself.
+ 133696 [james graypr] (from Patrick's solution--for those who missed it)
+ 133846 [dave burt.id] ...
  133868 [flgr ccan.de] Moin Dave.
  133896 [dave burt.id] ...

^ Problem with aliasing String#index
133592 [niklas grin.] "rollo".index(/../, 1)
133724 [flgr ccan.de] There's a solution in the ruby-talk:79283 thread that was posted by
133743 [niklas grin.] Ah... interesting... but that technique doesn't really work with
133769 [flgr ccan.de] ...
+ 133779 [phurley gmai] Thanks for that code, I was lurking reading this thread and have been
+ 133958 [niklas grin.] Nice. Thanks a lot. I will probably be able to put that to use.

^ Autovivification & Javascript (was Re: [ANN] Getting Started with Orbjson tutorial)
133593 [nickwoolley ] I've had positively *painful* experiences with ActionScript (a variety
+ 133598 [dblack wobbl] You do have to be careful spelling instance variables, as they default
+ 133600 [curt hibbs.c] I've had problems with that level of frustration in *every* language I used

^ Help: activeLDAP installation
133597 [Bil.Kleb NAS] I'm stumped.  How do I install activeLDAP?
133603 [rasputnik he] require 'rubygems'
+ 133604 [rasputnik he] sorry, that should be 'ruby-activeldap'
+ 133722 [Bil.Kleb nas] Doh!  I guess my lack of sleep is taking a heavier

^ RubyGems, RPA and best tool for the job
133606 [batsman.geo ] [I write this reluctantly, such a d?j? vu]
+ 133745 [chadfowler g] With the same reluctance....
| 133807 [matz ruby-la] I just don't want to discourage one side by merging another.  If RPA
+ 133788 [bg-rubytalk ] I know there are a lot of people who don't want to talk about RPA and
  133802 [rampant gmai] Both sides have the *same* goal: Get code from the writers to the users.

^ need for a class_attr methods collection
133610 [lthiryidontw] I believe there is a need in class_attr methods collection.
133608 [decoux moulo] class << self
133609 [lthiryidontw] Oh my! Completly forgotten that way of writing things. Thnaks for the tip.

^ [newby] class variables and class instance variable?
133611 [lthiryidontw] class Test
+ 133621 [flgr ccan.de] Currently class variables are also shared between different classes that
| + 133627 [lthiryidontw] I ignored that. *doing some testing* My! You're right.
| + 133644 [wonado donne] ...
|   133645 [decoux moulo] With this version of ruby
|   + 133647 [flgr ccan.de] So the behavior has been changed to lookup by surrounding module/class
|   + 133661 [lthiryidontw] I've refactored a bit the code of Wolfgang. Now, it do a lot of reuse through
|   | 133666 [decoux moulo] with 1.9.0
|   | 133668 [lthiryidontw] Thanks a lot! :)
|   | 133659 [decoux moulo] no it does the same
|   + 133706 [rhkramer gma] (Sorry for the top posting.)
|     + 133708 [rhkramer gma] In the previous line, it would have been more clear (and correct ;-) to say
|     + 133725 [lthiryidontw] Oops, there is some confusion here: "class variable", "class instance variable"
|       133758 [rhkramer gma] Ok, thanks!  I think I've got the general idea--a class variable and class
+ 133635 [wonado donne] ...
  + 133637 [flgr ccan.de] It will. Note that the poster said "class instance variable" which is
  | 133641 [wonado donne] ...
  + 133640 [decoux moulo] svg% cat b.rb
  + 133643 [lthiryidontw] I've tested your code and I've been surprised that it actually worked. If I
    133672 [wonado donne] ...

^ Re: Great Computer Language Shootout
133612 [igouy yahoo.] old
133613 [igouy yahoo.] old
133622 [w_a_x_man ya] programs.
133849 [angus quovad] [William James <w_a_x_man@yahoo.com>, 2005-03-15 14.56 CET]
133894 [daniel.amela] That always bothered me, since I lose my method chaining with !
+ 133899 [michael.camp] It's been suggested many times.  I agree, but my vote hardly counts.  =)
+ 133900 [hal9000 hype] It's been discussed a lot over the years. My impression is that

^ [shootout] n body problem
133614 [martindemell] ...

^ [ruby2] will '@@' disapear in ruby2?
133616 [lthiryidontw] I remember I have read some post of Matz saying '@@' will disapear in ruby2.
+ 133620 [flgr ccan.de] AFAIK it will only change in that it will have a better defined role.
+ 133692 [dblack wobbl] I think you may have read my post saying that if I could change one
| 133707 [lthiryidontw] by skynet.be (unknown) with NNTP id 129042
| 133834 [csaba phony_] ...
| + 133844 [dblack wobbl] You can always use class_eval or instance_eval.  I think part of the
| | 133948 [csaba phony_] ...
| | 133962 [dblack wobbl] Ugh.  Well, as I've said, I'd like @@var to disappear anyway :-)
| | 134006 [lthiryidontw] I agree!
| + 133855 [lthiryidontw] There's still class instance variable.
|   133950 [csaba phony_] ...
+ 133695 [matz ruby-la] Did I?  I remember I admitted it's ugly.
  133713 [lthiryidontw] by skynet.be (unknown) with NNTP id 129044

^ Re: what about a rails-based gforge like?
133617 [martindemell] ...

^ Re: n body problem
133618 [igouy yahoo.] tried
+ 133619 [martindemell] ...
+ 133629 [surrender_it] is the input from the form actually received?
  133636 [igouy yahoo.] message
  133642 [igouy yahoo.] The message form seems to operate just fine.

^ Re: Ruby and white-space delimitation?
133624 [g_ogata optu] I think this sort of thing has come up before.  Certainly the whole

^ Re: mod_ruby and irb weirdness
133625 [csaba phony_] ...

^ Re: Rubygems doesn't update itself..
133626 [g_ogata optu] Nice to know.  Thanks.

^ Is there a working SDL module yet?
133630 [thedcm gmail] I tried RUDL and Ruby/SDL to no avail
133650 [neil hakubi.] Ruby/SDL works for me,  maybe you should be more specific about what's

^ Re: Who's written 10kLOC?
133632 [g_ogata optu] Good guess.

^ Ruby Weekly News 7th - 13th March 2005
133633 [timsuth ihug] Ruby Weekly News 7th - 13th March 2005
133691 [curt hibbs.c] This is awesome, Tim. I don't know how you find the time, but *please* keep

^ Re: YAML obj merging
133634 [flgr ccan.de] I'm coming a bit late to this discussion (I've only spotted it after
133648 [sdate everes] I am not able to understand how the collision block thing will work

^ Re: FastCST 3.0 (Now w/ meta-data, get, and put)
133651 [george.mosch] perhaps you should consider changing the name, it 'sounds' badly.

^ Mocking new and other class methods
133663 [jeem.hughes ] def testItResizesTheImage
133673 [bob.news gmx] "jeem" <jeem.hughes@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 133676 [jeem.hughes ] Sorry, I'll try to clarify.
| 133689 [bob.news gmx] "jeem" <jeem.hughes@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 133693 [jeem.hughes ] Let me try again.
| 133699 [bob.news gmx] "jeem" <jeem.hughes@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 133766 [jeem.hughes ] Jim
+ 133677 [jeem.hughes ] (I just noticed this part of your note.)
  133690 [bob.news gmx] "jeem" <jeem.hughes@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ One Click Installer
133665 [bugmenot wor] ...
133674 [wonado donne] ...
133675 [Stephan.Kaem] You'll need to place a file called ".inputrc" at the right place

^ Re: Feature or bug ??
133681 [lthiryidontw] It's a bug. (or a really surprising feature)
133712 [matz ruby-la] A "super" without any argument nor parentheses would pass all given
+ 133716 [nobu.nokada ] A "super" (with or without arguments) would pass the block
| 134007 [lthiryidontw] If even Matz does mistakes when explaining something about ruby, then how can
| 134024 [matz ruby-la] It's not uncommon for me to make mistakes.  This case I forgot you
| 134030 [lthiryidontw] Mmm, I realize I haven't truly looked at this problem from the other potential
| + 134031 [matz ruby-la] Thank you.  I hope you will find it convenient.
| + 134449 [matju sympat] super and super(...) are method calls in the sense that a method of some
+ 134012 [cmills frees] What about making those who want to pass a block to super do something
  134026 [matz ruby-la] It may be more consistent, I don't know.  But I know it makes programs