134896-135812 subjects 135440-137284

Hash::MixIn and Python style Object#dict
135168 [flgr@cc n. e] Moin.
135179 [surrender_it] I'm starting to think we could have a RubyBase package on RAA to provide
+ 135186 [itsme213@ho ] +1
+ 135216 [dblack@wo bl] I wouldn't call it RubyBase -- that suggests that it's part of the
| 135226 [surrender_it] Oh, the name was just the first thing coming into my head, maybe I was
+ 135257 [matju@sy pa ] MetaRuby (http://artengine.ca/matju/MetaRuby/) provides that, with
  + 135261 [flgr@cc n. e] Certainly still an interesting project. Does it work properly on 1.8? Is
  | 136463 [matju@sy pa ] No.
  | 136467 [matju@sy pa ] class MyHash; include HollowHash; include SimpleStringP # (3)
  | 136673 [florgro@gm i] This sounds a lot like something that could be done with the Contracts
  + 135288 [surrender_it] yes, I know about metaruby but I supposed that it did not work with ruby
    + 135327 [flgr@cc n. e] It's basically for letting your users check at the time they do 'include
    + 136511 [matju@sy pa ] From the source,
      + 136674 [florgro@gm i] One thing I don't quite like about duck typing is that is applied where
      | 136833 [guslist@fr e] Do you have any example of usage of your ruby-contract library?
      | 136837 [florgro@gm i] There's a few in the documentation
      + 136879 [surrender_it] I see.

Install Hanging
135185 [dougbreault@] I'm super newbie to Ruby/Rails etc.
+ 135195 [malteNOSPAM@] Are you sure it really hangs? Just try and wait a few (or more) minutes,
| 135199 [dougbreault@] Oh wow you weren't kidding. The y/n just appeared. Thought for sure I'd
+ 135285 [rumyaiyer@gm] The installation might take a while,but the process is real
+ 135323 [dido.sevilla] It doesn't. It may be because you have a fairly slow connection.

[QUIZ] English Numerals (#25)
135200 [james@gr yp ] 1.  Please do not post any solutions or spoiler discussion for this quiz until
135212 [phurley@gm i] Ok sounds interesting, is the rule, less than 2000
135224 [fugalh@xm ss] I was always taught there is no and (except at the decimal place), e.g.
135230 [hal9000@hy e] I was taught this, too. They stressed it, in fact, as though it

[ANN] sys-admin 1.0.0
135205 [Daniel.Berge] I am happy to annouce the first release of the sys-admin package.

SWIG-ruby problem with FMOD
135206 [dpc@da id as] I'm just trying to use SWIG to create some Ruby bindings for FMOD
135217 [steven.jenki] SWIG doesn't know what to do with main(). It only wants to see the

Syntax extensions - question
135214 [samuel_x_win] dynamic + reflective + blocks are GREAT for the DSL semantics, so this
+ 135254 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Interesting ideas.  It would be very nice to be able to access the AST as
| 135284 [itsme213@ho ] This sounds most interesting (though I had to think about it quite a bit). I
+ 135289 [surrender_it] <snipall>
  135351 [samuel_x_win] Yes, that is a reasonable way to get the string into the grammar. Could

[ANN] eXPlain Project Management Tool - 1.0
135220 [johnwilger@g] I'm pleased to announce the initial public release of eXPlain Project
135260 [sdmitry@lr .] Very cool, John!

Re: English Numerals (#25)
135225 [timothy@et p] 1000 -> one thousand
135234 [timothy@et p] Well, numbers aren't really exact things, after all.  :)
+ 135235 [hal9000@hy e] The "and" is not my only problem with that page.
| 135252 [timothy@et p] Well, "one hundred" is a good number. ;)
| 135281 [hal9000@hy e] Yes. Don't get me started.
| 135388 [acharlieblue] People talk that way, but these are the same people who say "between
+ 135320 [phurley@gm i] Ok almost done asking for information before I hide from my kids and
  135336 [byrd.timothy] (Posting from home now)

[ANN] Rake 0.5.0 Release
135236 [jim@we ri hh] = Rake 0.5.0 Released
+ 135238 [phlip_cpp@ya] Did you improve the introductory documentation?
| 135239 [jim@we ri hh] Only minor tweaks to the docs this time around.
| 135279 [phlip_cpp@ya] improve
| 135282 [jim@we ri hh] If that's all you need, go for it.  The original version of Rake was under 100
| 135415 [phlip_cpp@ya] Is that the complete Rakefile?
| 135434 [jim@we ri hh] Complete enough to build the file.exe upon request (e.g. "rake file.exe" from
+ 135241 [flgr@cc n. e] Thanks a lot for this wonderful tool.
  135262 [ryand-ruby@z] I am!!! I was just gonna write this soon.
  135267 [flgr@cc n. e] ...
  + 135309 [lyle.johnson] Oh my. First of all, congratulations to Florian for figuring out how
  | 135379 [tom@in oe he] Very true, very true... XML-RPC or SOAP or something would be nice.
  + 135357 [vjoel@PA H. ] Whee-oo! That's been on my list to do for sourceforge for a long time,

comment on today's poll and more questions
135253 [ptkwt@ar cn ] It's interesting to see all of the 'a' answers to the first question of
+ 135258 [sera@fh an .] I'm an atypical employer, but I'm an employer nonetheless: A few weeks
| + 135263 [matt@te hn r] Well, I'm not in the New York area, so I wouldn't eve try.
| | + 135271 [rhkramer@gm ] This is probably too early (in several ways, no broadband, only a newbie to
| | | 135275 [agorilla@gm ] For long distance, it's tough to beat voice + MoonEdit for Win/Linux.
| | | 135293 [lucsky@ma .c] Very easy to beat: voice + SubEthaEdit for MacOS X. :>
| | + 135272 [jim@fr ez .o] Do you mean Austin, TX? I reckin so.
| + 135270 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Good advice.
| | 135324 [sera@fh an .] In the long term I don't know if you absolutely positively have to be
| + 135345 [james@gr yp ] I don't hire others, but I did read an excellent article[1] about it by
+ 135268 [blaumag@gm i] I work on web programming. My clients (Cisco Systems Argentina and
+ 135273 [agorilla@gm ] At first it seems a tricky question, but then the answer seems
+ 135276 [wyhaines@gm ] I have been writing web and non-web software with Ruby for a living for
+ 135313 [john-mason@s] Phil,
+ 135317 [Stephan.Kaem] advice on

[ANN] First release of Rant
135255 [langstefan@g] Rant is a flexible build tool written entirely in Ruby,
135259 [flgr@cc n. e] So how does it compare to Rake? What's new?
135299 [langstefan@g] I'll try to explain, but first apology for my English!
135325 [flgr@cc n. e] Thanks, that explains the differences quite well. I think I will have a

Evaluator for a mini-Ruby in Haskell
135265 [djberg96@ho ] Regards,
+ 135277 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Interesting.
| 135356 [bob.news@gm ] "Phil Tomson" <ptkwt@aracnet.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 135361 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Hmmm...  break works find for me in 1.8.2.  Time to upgrade?
| | + 135362 [ruby-ml@ma i] @ret may not be defined at that point of evaluation.
| | | + 135364 [ruby-ml@ma i] Er, defined 'correctly', that is. It'll just be the
| | | | 135412 [bob.news@gm ] "Saynatkari" <ruby-ml@magical-cat.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | | + 135369 [ptkwt@ar cn ] my_while false do
| | + 135411 [bob.news@gm ] "Phil Tomson" <ptkwt@aracnet.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| |   135426 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Yes, I know.  Did you see my later post?  I don't think it made it from
| + 135368 [ptkwt@ar cn ] I tried to do nested my_while's using the my_while with return instead
+ 135290 [surrender_it] "I must say that I really like Ruby's semantics. So far, I find it to be

Great News Blog!
135280 [GooglePro100] ...

Re: Problem with "gem install rails"J
135283 [rumyaiyer@gm] I had the same problem.Download the latest version of rubygems which
135352 [lasse.koskel] Thanks. That worked. At least the "gem install rails" now passed without errors.

[OT] Google Spellcheck (was :Re: Iterating through a string and removing leading characters)
135295 [bob.news@gm ] "Randy Kramer" <rhkramer@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

Model object in session problems
135297 [ruby@ro la l] I'm having a problem storing an AR model object in a session. Actually the problem doesn't seem to be related to storing
135334 [ruby@ro la l] Sorry - just realised I sent this to the ruby list rather than the rails list.
135344 [ruby@ro la l] Thanks - that solves the problem.
135347 [mmhohman@no ] I assume that your login controller and your homepage controller are
135365 [ruby@ro la l] Ooops,

Ruby ASN1 examples?
135302 [B.Candler@po] Does anyone have any example code I can see for dealing with ASN1 in Ruby?
137283 [B.Candler@po] I finally hacked my way through this, and am posting it here for reference.
137359 [gotoyuzo@no ] Hmm, I have never been careful about tagged instance of
137567 [B.Candler@po] This looks good. But the obvious next thing to do is to record that
137596 [sroberts@un ] I'd suggest not doing that. Its a common desire, but it leads to
137667 [B.Candler@po] e.g.
137702 [sroberts@un ] You willalso have to take into account invalidly encoded DER, though,
138243 [B.Candler@po] But then, they are actually sending you a negative value, are they not?

[ANN]RubyCocoa 0.4.1 was released!
135303 [kimuraw@i. i] RubyCocoa 0.4.1 was released!
+ 135350 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Thanks.
| 135384 [usenet@an re] Yes.
+ 135389 [doug@be ve .] this is terrific news!  what build config has to be changed in order to
  135409 [kimuraw@i. i] The changed build config is INSTALL_PATH.

No localized strings in Date.strftime
135307 [surf@th fl w] is it a bug or a feature that Date strings are not localized when using

RubyCocoa 0.4.1: problem with stringValue (NSCharacterConversionException)
135308 [usenet@an re] I'm trying the itunes_albums.rb example, but stringValue fails for an
135408 [kimuraw@i. i] Thanks for your reporting.
137764 [jp-www@dc .g] Would it be appropriate to replace all calls to [NSString cString] with
137854 [kimuraw@i. i] I'm working for converting string with $KCODE. RubyCocoa will treat

Ruby and GTK
135312 [somewhere@no] Ruby supports some interface to GTK, but from the FAQ it is unclear to
+ 135314 [paul@lu n. e] The Ruby/GTK bindings for GTK 2.0 fall under the Ruby/GNOME2 project,
+ 135316 [joaopedrosa@] This is cool, but I use the standard Ruby-GNOME2 bindings, which
| 135339 [rhkramer@gm ] Why (just curious)--is it because they are proprietary in some sense, you
| 135340 [joaopedrosa@] In the future I might release some libs as open-source, but I don't
+ 135354 [mutoh@hi hw ] Ruby/GTK2 supports almost of all GTK-2.6.x APIs.

The Greatest News Ever!
135328 [Ron_Grossi_0] ...

convert YAML to HTML?
135330 [phlip_cpp@ya] This has to have been on the YAML thought leader's Do List.

Kerberos for Ruby?
135331 [mmhohman@no ] Does anyone know of a Ruby Kerberos implementation, or a wrapper for
135376 [steven.jenki] Ruby-LDAP appears to have some support for SASL. It doesn't look like it

convert YAML to HTML?
135338 [phlip_cpp@ya] esthetic,
135355 [jamis@37 ig ] Yes, it is not a complete YAML parser. A patch would be more than
135366 [phlip_cpp@ya] Puh-lease. Patches are so Last Millenium.
135377 [jamis@37 ig ] Thanks for the start on this, Philip. After taking what you did here

[OT] on Lisp (was: Re: Getting the word to conventional programmers)
135353 [bob.news@gm ] "Christian Neukirchen" <chneukirchen@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
135360 [chneukirchen] TIMTOWTDI.  Sorry, just couldn't resist.  But the same is true for
135410 [bob.news@gm ] "Christian Neukirchen" <chneukirchen@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
135414 [chneukirchen] But then, Lego is lots of fun to play with. :-) Much more than

REXML and XPath
135363 [Roland.Schmi] i want to select the <ds:Signature> element in the following xml
+ 135367 [phlip_cpp@ya] XPath.first() ?
+ 135401 [paradisaeida] I've spent some time with Rexml.

[ANN] Tar2RubyScript 0.4.5
135371 [pan@er kv en] Tar2RubyScript 0.4.5 is released!

[ANN] RubyScript2Exe 0.3.3
135372 [pan@er kv en] RubyScript2Exe 0.3.3 is released!
135374 [phlip_cpp@ya] ~/minirubywiki> rubyscript2exe.cmd miniWiki.rb
135420 [phlip_cpp@ya] ~/minirubywiki> QUERY_STRING=query1=value1

[ANN] AllInOneRuby 0.2.1
135373 [pan@er kv en] AllInOneRuby 0.2.1 is released!

Re: RubyScript2Exe 0.3.3
135382 [meruby@gm il] This is one of the most needed project for ruby. Thanks a million. I am
+ 135385 [james_b@ne r] I haven't looked at this latest release, and perhaps this is not really
+ 135386 [meruby@gm il] tcl based application throws same error as tk based application
  + 135423 [horacio.lope] would something like this quick'n dirty hack do the trick ?
  + 135481 [google@er kv] You still need to install TK itself on the second machine. TK
  | + 135495 [google@er kv] I activated the TK-code, "compiled" you example (on Linux),
  | + 136057 [snowzone5@ho] yes, and it's a great library for ruby...i'm mostly familiar with tk
  + 135517 [meruby@gm il] tcl/tk application compiles to executable fine.
    136265 [google@er kv] This error was caused by a "hack" in QtRuby, which had some

digest question
135383 [sfernald@gm ] I like getting this group in digest form via email. But I have a quick

[OT] Re: English Numerals (#25)
135390 [hal9000@hy e] It's the third one I really take exception to. And it's the one I

! haphazard
135393 [bertrandmusc] is ! haphazardly implemented for a reason?
135395 [daniel.amela] Tell us what you mean by 'haphazardly' ?
135399 [lyle.johnson] The first two times I read it, I thought he was referring to a
135400 [bertrandmusc] That's correct, thank you.
135404 [daniel.amela] Gotcha. Well, I can tell you firsthand about the controversies of the
+ 135405 [horacio.lope] reminds me of the funny headlines from El Reg when they tease Yahoo
+ 135431 [bertrandmusc] Thank you for the information.
| 135463 [hal9000@hy e] "Everything or nothing" is a good first-order rule.
+ 135436 [flori@ni e. ] sort! sorts an array in place, while sort always makes a copy from the
  135443 [bertrandmusc] this is very interesting, thank you.
  + 135448 [drbrain@se m] There are two very important things to remember...
  + 135452 [dblack@wo bl] class Array
  | 135453 [glenn.parker] No, first you have to test whether or not sort_by actually changed the
  | 135454 [dblack@wo bl] Hey, it's my ! method; it can do whatever I want :-)
  + 135521 [navindra@cs ] There is no substitute for understanding what the algorithm is doing
    135748 [bertrandmusc] I don't agree with this statement. This would be true, perhaps, if the
    + 135757 [drbrain@se m] There are two very important things to remember...
    + 135759 [glenn.parker] The "!" is a purely rhetorical convention, like Hungarian notation

[ANN] flickr-ruby 0.2
135398 [premshree.pi] upload = Upload.new

Fox vs Fox12
135402 [pkchau@gm il] I'm writing a very simple FxRuby application. When I run it on a newer
+ 135403 [hal9000@hy e] require returns true if successful and false if already loaded.
+ 135503 [martin.anker] I use the following code in XDCC-Fetch. It works with Fox 1.0, Fox 1.2,
  135538 [kero@ch ll .] Can somebody PLEASE improve on the code below?
  + 135541 [martin.anker] You cannot put "include Fox" below the rest, because then the aliases
  + 135586 [lyle.johnson] Just to make something clear here: There were a number of API changes
    135588 [lymans@gm il] I'm kinda shocked that it runs under both versions. I mean - FOX 1.0

[ANN] ruby-dazuko 0.1.0
135406 [aredridel@nb] I'd like to announce ruby-dazuko 0.1.0.
135416 [horacio.lope] great stuff !
135418 [aredridel@nb] FAM has ugly limits, and requires a daemon to do monitoring: You can't

[ANN] Rails 0.11.1: More Ajax, Verifications, SQL Server updated, loads of fixes
135417 [david@lo dt ] The Ajax wave is sweeping across Rails. In this release, we've added a

Any Tools/Libraries for Replaying IP Packets?
135419 [schween@sn f] I have captured the TCP/IP traffic of an application with tcpdump -w, and
+ 135433 [vjoel@PA H. ] ...
| 135572 [schween@sn f] Thanks for the code!  I will try it out later.  Thanks also to the other
+ 135494 [mneumann@nt ] But, I'm not sure if you can read a tcpdump file with it.

The Greatest News Ever!
135425 [Ron_Grossi_0] ...

[ANN] Syck 0.52 -- unstable update to Ruby's YAML
135428 [ruby-talk@wh] Well, another release.  Things are still very unstable, very buggy, but

User defined loops (applicable to DSLs)
135429 [ptkwt@ar cn ] We've been having this discussion about defining your own while loop in a
+ 135479 [bob.news@gm ] "Phil Tomson" <ptkwt@aracnet.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 135486 [relm@3t k. e] This new my_while doesn't seem to return the last block.  The following
  135550 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Hmmm...  I'm seeing the  same thing you are, but I'm not sure why.
  135655 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Ah, I see the problem now.  my_while calls Whiler.new every time it is

[ANN] Alexandria 0.5.1
135432 [lrz@gn me or] Alexandria 0.5.1 has just been released.

Iterating through the RE Group Variables (i.e., $1 thru $9)
135437 [rhkramer@gm ] I've written a quick and dirty regular expression tester, but there's one
135438 [flgr@cc n. e] puts $~.captures
135525 [rhkramer@gm ] Thanks!  Those definitley seem more Rubyish, and once I realized the results

[ANN] RubyGems 0.8.10
135439 [jim@we ri hh] = Announce: RubyGems Release 0.8.10
+ 135445 [james_b@ne r] A request:  Please add some links to http://www.rubygems.org/
| + 135476 [paul__mcardl] works.
| + 135477 [paul__mcardl] James
+ 135609 [itsme213@ho ] [C:\]gem install rails
  135612 [jim@we ri hh] Its sounds like your source cache is either corrupted or not in the format
  135629 [itsme213@ho ] in