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134202-138472 subjects 134651-135596

^ squeeze - Should I have words' database to make it right?
134465 [ariekusumaat] s = 'Heiiiiiiiiiiiiii mauu kemannnnaaaaaaaaa?'
134474 [bob.news gmx] "Arie Kusuma Atmaja" <ariekusumaatmaja@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ FMOD or other sound libraries...anyone?
134481 [david lumina] I'm looking for a good Ruby sound library...
+ 134506 [lymans gmail] I think I remember Jamis mentioned something once... something about
| 134509 [jamis 37sign] transcription application, using Ruby/DL, but...alas...I can't get it
| + 134514 [dpc davidcas] Are you talking about http://www.fmod.org/files/fmodapi3741mac.sit    ?
| | + 134520 [dpc davidcas] Just as an added note to that, I've just tried RubyCocoa from
| | + 134523 [jamis 37sign] That's the one. However, my bindings are Ruby/DL based, which means
| |   134531 [dpc davidcas] Heh! Completely understand...I just plain cannot write the bindings
| + 134551 [dave.baldwin] require 'osx/cocoa'
+ 134630 [matju sympat] I am maintainer for the Ruby bindings to PureData, which is a realtime
| + 134637 [dpc davidcas] The world's so small. Met you on IRC last saturday ;-) (nick: pland)
| | 135994 [matju sympat] You're welcome if you want to come back. The next PureData developers
| + 134659 [billk cts.co] Awesome !!!!!
| | 135993 [matju sympat] GridFlow has those high-level calls ready to be wrapped for Ruby, but the
| + 135491 [dpc davidcas] I replied to your email on the ruby-lang list, but perhaps you missed
|   135865 [matju sympat] I've had a major hard disk crash yesterday, but I also have my regular
+ 134644 [robert.mcgov] Speaking of Ruby bindings for FMod, Lorien Dunn created one which
  + 134817 [dpc davidcas] I've been looking everywhere for Dunn's FMOD bindings, but as you say,
  + 135492 [dpc davidcas] Sorry to bother you again with this...but I'd be really interested to
    135566 [robert.mcgov] Sorry about that, I've been away for a few days.

^ Reading and writing a binary file
134485 [chris_guenth] I am having trouble reading values from an existing (or maybe not yet
+ 134501 [bob.news gmx] "Chris Guenther" <chris_guenther@freenet.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 134638 [  cg_ gmx.de] Thanks Robert,
| + 134650 [bob.news gmx] "Chris Gther" <cg_@gmx.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | + 134698 [  cg_ gmx.de] I dont see your point. I have to truncate after every write to ensure
| | | 134814 [bob.news gmx] "Chris Gther" <cg_@gmx.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | + 134699 [  cg_ gmx.de] I dont see your point. I have to truncate after every write to ensure
| + 134704 [pit capitain] it seems that the mode "ab+" is your problem. According to [1], "a+"
| | 134863 [  cg_ gmx.de] thanks for your contribution.
| | 134869 [pit capitain] In order to patch an existing file, all you have to do is
| + 134705 [angus quovad] [Chris Gther <cg_@gmx.de>, 2005-03-22 12.29 CET]
|   134864 [  cg_ gmx.de] Ok, I got it - (maybe only for me) this kind of semanctics is really
+ 134640 [  cg_ gmx.de] Thanks Robert,

^ Re: FireRuby 0.2.0
134487 [yakumo9275 g] what is the status of this vs interbase-0.7?  which is more production
134489 [peter njini.] Difficult to say. I only started the Ruby Forge project for FireRuby last
+ 134491 [joaopedrosa ] I'm going to test FireRuby. I support Firebird with ODBC using
+ 134530 [yakumo9275 g] the firebird api == interbase api.. same thing. firebird havnt added

^ SOAP4R help
134495 [tsuraan xyon] This is sort of a re-post, but my question was asked rather poorly

^ [ANN] Revolution - a Ruby binding to Evolution
134497 [tom infoethe] I've just released v0.1 of Revolution, a Ruby binding to the excellent
+ 134558 [sroberts cer] Can you extract/add contacts in vcard formats?
| 134578 [tom infoethe] Not yet... but those sound like good RFEs!
+ 134599 [bitserf gmai] This sounds great...
| 134648 [tom infoethe] Very cool, thanks very much Leon!  This is my first Ruby extension, so
+ 134652 [laurent.sans] Very nice!
  134653 [tom infoethe] Thanks!
  134656 [laurent.sans] Do not forget to announce it on the gnome-announce ML (sorry if
  134713 [tom infoethe] That's a good idea, I'll do that, thanks for the pointer!

^ Re: [QUIZ SOLUTION] Texas Hold'Em (#24)
134507 [phurley gmai] I will concur this one was fun, although it took me more like 4 hours

^ Rails 0.10.1 routing error
134510 [none none.ne] I just installed gem 0.8.8 & rails 0.10.1 on a freshly installed
134521 [malteNOSPAM ] Though this won't help in getting rid of your problem, I suppose you'll

^ [ANN] Ruby wrapper for Flickr
134515 [premshree.pi] Basically why's comment[1] prompted me to work on this. Dunno if one

^ Support for 10x Productivity Increase with Rails!
134517 [curt hibbs.c] I said you could get a 10x productivity increase using Rails vs. a typical
+ 134519 [YKloubakov f] Is not it more like 24x?
| 134526 [curt hibbs.c] I was assuming a 5 day week and that during those four months he actually
| 134535 [YKloubakov f] OK.  4 month > 17 weeks :)
+ 134522 [glenn.parker] The devil's advocate would ask, how much of that first four months was
| + 134524 [mailinglists] Correct. And you can implement the first 90% of an application in 10%
| + 134538 [jamesUNDERBA] I agree; I find that Ruby gives me an 11x increase ("Well, it's one
|   134544 [vacindak gma] Ok, but what about when you want to add new features to an existing
|   + 134546 [curt hibbs.c] Just to be clear, the 10x claim is specifically for web app development
|   | 134554 [vacindak gma] Good point.  I was refering to Ruby in general, but really Rails
|   + 134562 [jamesUNDERBA] Oh, I agree, and this one of the selling points I turn to when
|     + 134635 [george.mosch] Oh, but you should :)
|     + 134645 [vacindak gma] Ahhh, and this too is huge for me.  The java community doesn't have
+ 134541 [drbrain segm] 43 Things was implemented and released by 5 people in under 3 months.
| 134542 [glenn.parker] If it's not too much trouble, could you see how much time it takes to
+ 134548 [billk cts.co] So... how about some Rails vs. Wee comparisons ???  <grin>
| + 134563 [itsme213 hot] I too would love to hear some pros/cons on this.
| + 134634 [mneumann nte] I tried both ;-)
+ 134574 [eric afaik.u] I was going to continue to be my usual lurker self but I just couldn't
| 134601 [jamesUNDERBA] Thanks for delurking.  You've made important points.
| + 134604 [navindra cs.] Yeah.  I have been subject to the Rails hype myself and I have found
| | 134605 [joaopedrosa ] I'm a sinner in trying to promote Rails. Sometimes it may backfire,
| + 134610 [cdbaby gmail] be counterproductive <<
| | 134614 [joaopedrosa ] Hype is an overused word sometimes. It's like the overuse of troll,
| + 134629 [ruby-talk wh] Hype and rhetoric will always be around.  And it's okay to push it away,
|   134636 [dave burt.id] In other news, the Ruby community's strong culture and common aesthetic
+ 134671 [k6_m2 yahoo.] .... stuff deleted ...
  + 134673 [propolice gm] Charge them another 90 days for bug testing
  + 134678 [eric afaik.u] Easy, you sell more stuff. :)
  + 134680 [curt hibbs.c] Shhhhhhh... Let's keep it our little secret!  ;-)

^ converting MP3 to SWF using Ruby - my company will pay
134518 [cdbaby gmail] My company needs an ongoing simple script to convert MP3 files to SWF
134527 [mental gmail] Are you sure you want to convert your mp3's to swf? I think it would
134549 [cdbaby gmail] [WARNING: HAS GONE MOSTLY OFF-TOPIC FROM RUBY]

^ Emacs support in debugger
134528 [retnuh gmail] (SP2) and it wasn't behaving as I expected.

^ YAML Parsing, ignoring objects?
134529 [zultan.durin] I have a class which when YAMLized produces...
+ 134534 [flgr ccan.de] Perhaps you can just redefine Player#to_yaml to exclude those?
| 134543 [zultan.durin] That did it for now. We'll see if I end up screwing things up in the
+ 134545 [ruby-talk wh] Hey, Travis.  You can define to_yaml_properties for any object, which is
  134590 [zultan.durin] I missed that last part on that page and it turns out that's exactly

^ OpenSSL::X509 hash mystifications
134536 [magnus bodin] When doing peer certificate verifications, one should save the ca_certs
+ 134537 [magnus bodin] Arrgh. Found it immediately after.
+ 135802 [bitserf gmai] Isn't the extension intended for dealing with collisions?
  135811 [magnus bodin] Yes.

^ reading password from stdin
134539 [bouncer nowh] How to disable output when reading with readline on linux? The script needs
134540 [logancapaldo] I would imagine it would require 'curses'. A "simpler" method might be
134556 [cmueller byc] You need the modules ruby-termios and ruby-password. Both of these are
134565 [csaba phony_] To add, if you don't want to have these external dependencies, there is
134703 [bouncer nowh] Thank you all for replies, I went for the "stty" solution at the end.

^ [ANN] Ruby Facets 0.6.2
134547 [transfire gm] A N N O U N C I N G
+ 134567 [sera fhwang.] Where would I find docs on this part of Facets? I looked at
+ 134575 [flgr ccan.de] Perhaps it would also be a nice idea to add Enumerable#count,
  + 134581 [daniel.amela] Perhaps I'm confused with your example because it's contrived (on
  | 134643 [flgr ccan.de] I decided to return the last value of the block as that works in both
  + 134624 [martindemell] Object#apply is perhaps more rubyish-looking than Kernel#with(object)

^ Ruby newbie: 3 week learning project
134555 [alabut gmail] week course to learn the language, you're all more than welcome to join
+ 134561 [binkley alum] This great -- thanks!
+ 134564 [ngharo gmail] Great idea!!  I've been having problems getting ruby "jump started" in
+ 134566 [james graypr] Welcome to the Ruby language and community.
| + 134569 [alabut gmail] Thanks! It's been a very quick and warm welcome. I've heard about the
| | 134576 [james graypr] This is a common question, so searching the list archives would
| + 134572 [phurley gmai] I will second the suggestion for ruby quiz. I know a fair number of
+ 134596 [daniel.amela] Hey Al, I noticed on your webpage that you're in the San Diego area.
  + 134611 [alabut gmail] Hey Dan, yeah, that's rad, we should definitely hook up! Let's see how
  | 134649 [james graypr] Yes, the Pickaxe is written for experienced programmers, in my opinion.
  | 135097 [cpine hellot] I tried to write my tutorial as sort of a bridge between being a total
  | 135140 [bjp bejay.co] I looked this over and it will really help me out. And I see Chris is in
  + 134615 [alabut gmail] Hey Daniel, I'm not seeing my reply to you popping up on the google
  + 134618 [hal9000 hype] I'll weigh in here on the other side...
  | + 134619 [botp delmont] //_Teach Yourself Ruby_ is a valid choice. It has a good, tight
  | + 134945 [alabut gmail] Thanks Hal, I was hoping that the format of the book would mesh with
  + 134992 [dave burt.id] Hey since everyone's dissing your selection, I think you really *really*[1]

^ Re: Convert a Hash into an Array
134557 [matju sympat] The point with #inject was to be faithful to Smalltalk, which uses that

^ How to implement a new TaskLib in Rake
134559 [giulio.pianc] so my last attempt [1] at building a task for running RubyFIT tests
134571 [jim weirichh] One of the things I've been thinking about for the next major version of Rake
134688 [giulio.pianc] give a hand.

^ Re: can WEBrick bind to port 0, and then tell me what port was allocated? - solution
134568 [sroberts uni] Here's what I'm doing to create a webserver on a system-allocated port.

^ Noob: DateTime /DBI/ActiveRecord possible error...who knows
134570 [tom.willis g] OK, I feel I've done the due dilligence (googledilligence) and I can
134758 [tom.willis g] Man, amazing what you find when you can look at the source code and

^ Help for the busy and docgen challenged
134580 [jim freeze.o] Ok, ok, I'm no Jamis, _why, Bill or even David.
134582 [drbrain segm] Can you expound upon this one?
134595 [jim freeze.o] Looks good. I'm reviewing the site now.

^ stepping through arrays simultaneously
134583 [tsuraan xyon] Suppose I have two arrays, one holding times, and the other holding
134585 [james graypr] For that, I would use Array#each_index().
+ 134586 [tsuraan xyon] Ok, that looks good.  I missed it :)
| 134587 [james graypr] My bad.  If I had listed it correctly, you would have went right to it.
| 134597 [tsuraan xyon] Aha.  Thanks!
+ 134600 [csaba phony_] [times, events].transpose.each { |t,e|
  + 134665 [phurley gmai] require 'generator'
  + 134700 [tsuraan xyon] Starting to remind me of Matlab :)  Is transpose a terribly expensive

^ Debug in Eclipse RDT
134584 [dropbox whoe] It looks to me as if the plugin for Eclipse is the most useable Ruby
+ 134592 [zultan.durin] Not that this is terribly helpful, but I found the Eclipse plugin
| 134655 [Richard_Dale] Have you tried KDevelop 3.2 which has just been released as part of KDE 3.4?
| + 134664 [Daniel.Berge] vi has a class browser, refactoring support and a debugger? Wow, I need
| | 134684 [zultan.durin] No, that's just what it takes for me to move away from vi. I spend
| + 134685 [zultan.durin] I'll see what version fink has. I try not to build too much myself on
|   134690 [Daniel.Berge] Good question.  I would go to the project page and submit a feature
+ 134613 [yogi.kulkarn] The debugger seems to sort of work on my machine... it seg faults if I

^ [ANN] midilib 0.8.4 released
134593 [ jimm io.com] midilib (http://midilib.rubyforge.org) is a pure Ruby MIDI library

^ GC performance (Re: RCR 296: Destructive methods return self)
134603 [navindra cs.] Interesting observation and benchmark!  It might be neat to have
134606 [jtregunna bl] Or maybe it would be wiser to move to an incremental GC, where the

^ Re: Ruby Facets 0.6.2
134607 [transfire gm] Ah, I hadn't removed the :nodoc: marker, so they didn't show up. Thanks
+ 134608 [transfire gm] Thanks for the suggestions. I'll have a look and give them a try in the
| 134609 [transfire gm] Thanks. I will give them consideration for the next release.
+ 134888 [sera fhwang.] Thanks for that. Can I humbly suggest that Numeric#ago be changed to
  + 134929 [transfire gm] Francis, great ideas! I will work on. Thank you.
  | 134931 [sera fhwang.] Definitely, but I suppose this is generally a problem with OO
  | 135035 [transfire gm] seem
  + 135036 [transfire gm] you

^ unifying hash and proc syntax
134612 [vjoel PATH.B] Hey, crazy idea. Why not use the same syntax for hashes and arrays? For
+ 134617 [vjoel PATH.B] erm, procs
+ 134621 [hal9000 hype] It's a fllor wax AND a dessert topping!
+ 134625 [csaba phony_] Witty! What's somewhat dubious in it is melting two things which are so
  134663 [Daniel.Berge] If Ruby had a "List" superclass from which Array and Hash descended,
  134666 [bob.news gmx] "Berger, Daniel" <Daniel.Berger@qwest.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Loading singletons from a file.
134616 [zultan.durin] Say I have a class Here, and I loaded that class from some file
134628 [bob.news gmx] charset="iso-8859-1"
134646 [zultan.durin] Turns out the reason it didn't work at all for me was that my class

^ etc win32utils is case sensitive
134622 [botp delmont] 1. The getpwnam is case sensitive. This is windows, so it should _not_.
134670 [Daniel.Berge] That's odd.  I'll check it out.
134779 [botp delmont] //However, I plan on deprecating win32-etc this week in favor

^ Re: etc win32utils seg faults when a pdc/bdc is queried
134627 [botp delmont] Etc seg faults when a pdc or bdc (domain controller) is queried.
134672 [Daniel.Berge] Hm...that's strange.  Does it help if you put a "\\" in front of the domain controller name?  I believe NT requires that (while 2k and later do not).
134781 [botp delmont] //Hm...that's strange.  Does it help if you put a "\\" in front

^ [ANN] Multiblocks 0.1.0 -- emulating Smalltalk type multiblock calls
134633 [csaba phony_] Multiblocks

^ windows automation language
134641 [martindemell] Don't know enough about win32 programming to say if this is interesting,
+ 134647 [c.r.mcgrath ] It's got a COM interface, so you can use WIN32OLE to drive it. It does
| 134702 [mental gmail] Wow, thanks! trying this was easier than it should :)
+ 134822 [dooby d10.ka] As has been said by others, ruby bindings are hardly necessary when using

^ Getting the word to conventional programmers
134642 [claird laird] *DevSource* profiles "The State of the Scripting Universe" in
+ 134834 [cnelson nyca] Hey, Jeff Hobbs got the last word. ;-)
+ 134858 [rob.02004 gm] "In five years I expect that dynamic languages ... [will] overtake
| 134924 [joevandyk gm] I'm a vim diehard, but it would be nice to have something like ctags
| 134928 [pete petta-t] I'm using ctags and ruby.  Maybe it's your version of ctags?  Exuberant
+ 134910 [sigzero gmai] That was a great article. I really enjoyed it. We need more like it.
+ 134920 [sigzero gmai] It would have been nice to put in a blurb for some of the cool stuff
| 134947 [claird laird] you're wrong.  Or, you're ambiguous:  I think you're saying, "To appro-
| 134950 [sigzero gmai] *happening*
+ 134957 [glenn.parker] It was NOT the most interesting or useful interview I've ever read.
  135109 [csaba phony_] Yeah, mostly they were just whining and advocating, business as usual.
  135126 [glenn.parker] I chuckled when I read that.  The secret to "huge advances" is, wait for
  + 135130 [chneukirchen] And the bitter irony in above statement is that PHP is the only
  | 135231 [csaba phony_] Well, you can't really feel the value of something until you suffer from
  + 135232 [csaba phony_] Recently I got quite fond of Io, http://www.iolanguage.com.
  | 135301 [chneukirchen] (Please note that I'm biased due to my Lisp knowledge.)  I actually
  + 135332 [matju sympat] Which reminds me...
    + 135335 [phlip_cpp ya] Uh, that title was by an editor... Apocryphally...
    | 135397 [matju sympat] Not just any editor: it was Mr. PASCAL himself, Niklas Wirth. (or so I
    + 135349 [chneukirchen] And I still think the best thing about Dijkstra is his
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