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Re: [Re: RubyForge at 600 projects and counting...
137713 [snowzone5@ho] how many is it once the dead links are cleared out?

Ocaml and Ruby reflection was Re: Welcome to our (ruby-talk ML)
137714 [rcole@it e. ] But if I look at the code, I need to apply the rule with my brain too.
137782 [florgro@gm i] I agree and would be interested in your views about

Free XML Databases (with Ruby!)?
137719 [Mail@Jo as H] I seek a way to save data into a flexible tree, this means into a tree
+ 137721 [Mail@Jo as H] (something was missing)
+ 137722 [rcole@it e. ] This suggestion is kind of out of left field: did you consider Kowari
| 137779 [Mail@Jo as H] first of all, thanks for you answer!
+ 137724 [halostatue@g] You don't want an XML or OO database. There have been numerous
+ 137975 [peufeu@fr e.] Then why not use the filesystem ?
| 138778 [vjoel@PA H. ] Sorry to respond so late: If you do use the file system, you can make it
| 138944 [Mail@Jo as H] WoW great, thanks for that Idea. I am still in an early stage of planning,
+ 137976 [peufeu@fr e.] Why not use the filesystem ?
  138945 [Mail@Jo as H] Because I ll have to extend that one on permissions/previleges and adding versiniong ontop of it will be a real pain?

Refreshing GUI and Progressbar
137723 [mail@mi et c] I am programming an application with ruby-gnome. My application is
+ 137740 [phlip_cpp@ya] You might try this question on a Gtk+ mailing list.
+ 137753 [gcottenc@gm ] (you should use ruby-gnome2-devel-en mailing-list)

groovy-like xml selection
137728 [spoooq@gm il] Ive taken a quick look at groovy for the first time, and saw an
137751 [bob.news@gm ] "Luke Graham" <spoooq@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 137777 [foobar@fu zb] I'm not sure this is what you meant, but thought to point to it anyway.
| 137914 [foobar@fu zb] I just wanted to note there has already been Jim Weirich's Builder
+ 137864 [spoooq@gm il] I have no idea what I meant either, it was late :(

Re: [SOLUTION] Knight's Travails (#27)
137731 [byrd.timothy] If you just want to accumualte an array, here is a snippet from the
137775 [dbatml@gm .d] Thanks for the reply, but that wasn't the intetion.

Montreal.rb ?
137734 [matju@ar en ] ...
+ 137767 [pat.eyler@gm] While he's not a full-time rubyist, Stas Bekman (the mod_perl
| 137799 [pritchie@gm ] I'm in Sherbrooke and would be interested in attending a ruby users
+ 137772 [alex@ve k. n] Someone is :)
+ 137806 [vfoley@gm il] Sure, but how many people would we be?  I'm about an hour away from

[ANN| Bayesian Classification for Ruby
137744 [lucas@ru y. ] I would like to announce a new module called Classifier for Ruby. It is
+ 137785 [florgro@gm i] This is wonderful and might make a nice addition to Rails software that
| + 137788 [jamis@37 ig ] +1. I'd like to see a more general #train API as well, but that's a
| | + 137791 [Chris.Willia] them"
| | + 137828 [lucas@ru y. ] Due to popular demand, #train has been added. If you are using gem, try
| |   137874 [lists@za a. ] I'd even suggest removing the individual #train_... methods. It makes
| |   + 137880 [glenn.parker] +1.  BTW, I think this is a nifty tool.
| |   | 137884 [botp@de mo t] #> http://rubyforge.org/projects/classifier/
| |   | 137909 [matt.mower@g] Yes I finished porting the code and it seems to work for the Robinson
| |   + 137896 [lucas@ru y. ] 1) Category names can't change, but even if they could, this is
| + 137871 [w3gat@nw ag ] I happened to notice your posting about classifier.
|   137916 [florgro@gm i] Regarding spelling mistakes: Giving enough overlap between the correct
+ 137810 [matt.mower@g] ;-)
+ 137872 [vacindak@gm ] I think I'm in love.  Not sure what I'll do with it yet, but I'm sure
+ 137917 [usenet@an re] A suggestion: it would be nice if you could use arrays of strings or
| 138000 [lucas@ru y. ] some_array.each { |str| b.train_interesting str }
+ 137930 [martin.anker] Thanks a lot!
+ 138189 [dagbrown@LA ] Now this looks interesting.  I'll have to have a look at it and

Which gui toolkit to use?
137746 [mhuggett@za ] I'd like to write a small app with a gui.  I'd like to use it on

YAML on Ruby 1.8.1 and Ruby 1.8.2
137763 [dido.sevilla] I've written several programs that use YAML to store their
137801 [lthiryidontw] Lionel Thiry

Ruby Weekly News 4th - 10th April 2005
137768 [timsuth@ih g] Ruby Weekly News 4th - 10th April 2005
+ 137774 [martindemell] @irb = Thread.new {
| 138452 [timsuth@ih g] Thanks, I've updated the website with the the first version.
+ 137784 [damog@da og ] RWN rocks :-)

[OT] XML markup limitations [was Re: Free XML Databases (with Ruby!)?]
137780 [gavin@re in ] I suspect so. It is a common problem, using subordinate XML elements to

137786 [Geert.Fannes] ...
137858 [nobu.nokada@] Show the mkmf.log file at first.
137919 [Geert.Fannes] first, mkmf could not find Xlib.h (because XFree-devel was not

[ruby2] will $ for global disapears in ruby2?
137805 [lthiryidontw] I remember some posts saying that $ for globals will disapear from ruby2. Is it
137807 [matz@ru y- a] $-variables will not disappear.  Some of perlistic $<figure> variables
+ 137809 [jeff@op nd m] What about optional strong typing and multimethods in ruby2? I saw a lot of
+ 137849 [lthiryidontw] Too bad for me, I was thinking about writing an RCR that would reuse the $ sigil.

gsub variables
137812 [ruby@di it l] Are the $1, $`, $&, etc... variables within a gsub block truely global, or
+ 137818 [glenn.parker] They are actually per-thread variables, meaning they look like global
| 137840 [ruby@di it l] Thanks everyone for the quick response.
+ 137819 [chneukirchen] They are local to the thread.
+ 137820 [sastph@sa .c] According to the Pickaxe II, they're all local to the thread.

rails use case
137815 [ritchie@ip w] to shoehorn my existing php setup into it.
+ 137821 [Tony.Targons] is this possible for rhtml outside the views dirs?
+ 137825 [ritchie@ip w] So just found render_file is this the answer to all my caching
| 137830 [ritchie@ip w] ok, so far so good. Thanks Tony. I have the following code
| 137832 [Tony.Targons] So, is it possible for the page to call it's own controller, an
+ 137838 [rampant@gm i] What does your current PHP do?
  137866 [ritchie@ip w] My current PHP is a framework that creates the menu system from the

[ANN] FreeRide 0.9.4 - The Free Ruby IDE
137822 [laurent@mo d] Version 0.9.4 of FreeRIDE has been released and is available for download!
138088 [rob.02004@gm] Under your list of features you mention "Source navigation by module,
138099 [curt@hi bs c] You are correct, it is the source view panel.

[ANN] cmd 0.7.1 (Minor bug fix)
137827 [marcel@ve ni] Jim Weirich was gracious enough to inform me that there was a subtle semantic

Problem building Ruby on Tru64 5.1
137831 [djberge@qw s] I'm trying to build Ruby 1.8.2 on Tru64 with no luck.
137859 [nobu.nokada@] Seems lex.c is broken.

[ANN] JRuby 0.8.1 Released
137834 [enebo@ac .o ] Jruby is a project to provide a Java implementation of the Ruby language and

Looping though renders in Rails
137839 [Tony.Targons] I am trying to get Rails to loop though a number of functions within a
+ 137875 [acharlieblue] The code of an action is executed before it's rendered, so your
+ 137912 [rampant@gm i] The redirects send a 302 redirect to the browser, so it doesn't send

Factory design
137841 [docboobenste] Greetings!
+ 137843 [james@gr yp ] Generally, Ruby makes this kind of design trivial with the fact that
| 137853 [nseckar@gm i] class Microwave # defrosts food
| 137855 [docboobenste] Thanks to everyone who replied - My friend really appreciates the help.
+ 137845 [assaph@gm il] "2005-01-04
+ 137846 [dblack@wo bl] I wouldn't worry about the matter of duck typing here.  The concept of
| 137905 [bob.news@gm ] "David A. Black" <dblack@wobblini.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 137861 [nobu.nokada@] I remember that I'd written this library and posted somewhere

RUDL Surface to OpenGL Texture.
137844 [apviper@gm i] I've been playing around with ruby-opengl lately, and I've run into a
137923 [peter.thoman] def ResourceMgr.tex_from_image(temp, name)
138175 [apviper@gm i] Thanks a ton!  That's exactly what I needed.  Your game looks great,

[ANN] Amrita2 1.9.4
137869 [tnakajima@br] I released Amrita2-1.9.4  Get it from
137873 [aredridel@gm] I'd say Amrita2 is quite possibly the most brilliant templating

Re: Anyone try the new fcgi-0.8.6 yet?
137876 [botp@de mo t] #>
137881 [tom@in oe he] but no real resolution yet, I think...

Ruby 1.8.2 core dump on FreeBSD 5.3
137882 [alex@ve k. n] I hope to get an advice from somebody familiar with Ruby internals.

[BUG] Segmentation fault - Ruby 1.8.2 on XP when using command completion (readline?)
137886 [itsme213@ho ] I have had IRB crash a few times when repeatedly using <TAB> completion. It
137903 [surrender_it] yes, this is known but nobody was able to fix it.

A neat post on Rails & FastCGI...
137887 [tom@in oe he] Yours,
137889 [james_b@ne r] Interesting  Yet another example of "what's old is new again."
+ 137893 [alex@ve k. n] QTE
+ 137933 [michael.camp] who had ever used Tuxedo (I was one) should be downright disgusted at

Re: World First Cancer Immune Booster
137898 [horacio.lope] can you get more stupid and insensitive than this ?

Force newline only on Windows
137899 [ruby@di it l] How can I force \n in my strings to be *only* a newline character and not a
+ 137906 [bob.news@gm ] "Steve V" <ruby@digitalnothing.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 137929 [glenn.parker] Use "binary" mode when opening your file, or invoke the "binmode" method

Anything like SciPy in Ruby?
137900 [demerzel@gm ] Is there anything in Rubyland like SciPy?

Ruby Rails Action Mailer not working with Windows XP SMTP server?
137901 [shane.sherma] I have been trying to get basic e-mail sending working with Action
137961 [lyndon.samso] Have you tried telneting to the server
137973 [shane.sherma] Thanks, it actually turned out to be something very stupid. I ended up
+ 137981 [james_b@ne r] include DoWhatIWantNotWhatIType
+ 138076 [lyndon.samso] Sssh, don't log results like that in an archived mailing list, the
  138103 [phurley@gm i] So are the unit testers :-)

unable to reason
137904 [compsci.isi@] statArr=[]
+ 137908 [drbrain@se m] Here you asked Ruby to create an Array containing three copies of the
+ 137910 [csaba@ph ny ] Array.new(3,"x").map{|x| x.object_id}.uniq.size
  137947 [compsci.isi@] i didnot get it
  137952 [drbrain@se m] oops, you need some ()s, sorry

extensions on Windows
137907 [steven.jenki] I could use some help from someone who knows Windows.
137911 [peter@nj ni ] Steve,
+ 137915 [bob.news@gm ] "Peter Wood" <peter@njini.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 137936 [steven.jenki] I have 17 copies of the .dll, but none of the .lib.
| + 137937 [bob.news@gm ] "Steven Jenkins" <steven.jenkins@ieee.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | 137939 [peter@nj ni ] I gave up trying trying to get my extension to compile against a DLL.
| | 137977 [steven.jenki] I did, and it's right there. Thanks.
| + 137949 [ruby-ml@ma i] It is theoretically possible to unwind a DLL into a LIB (you need
|   + 137950 [YKloubakov@f] ...
|   | 137957 [steven.jenki] I over-summarized in my initial message. I was able to use a utility
|   | + 137962 [lyndon.samso] You could try the borland free command line compiler, its pretty
|   | + 138042 [steven.jenki] That turned out to be a bad wireless card, it seems.
|   |   + 138045 [lyndon.samso] The Borland tools include a util called tdump.exe which will analyse
|   |   + 138096 [steven.jenki] This one turned out to be easy, at least after a night's sleep. setup.rb
|   + 137953 [steven.jenki] I'm trying. Unfortunately, the MS download site (or my path to it) is
|     137964 [bob.news@gm ] "Steven Jenkins" <steven.jenkins@ieee.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 137941 [steven.jenki] This is why I feel I don't speak the language of the country I'm in. I

[ANN] Ruby/Odeum Inverted Index Library
137918 [zedshaw@ze s] This is just a quick announcement of a Ruby extension to Mikio
137920 [brianm@ap ch] Awesome!
138017 [zedshaw@ze s] I'd say it's a little lower level than Lucene, but much HIGHER level
138074 [brianm@ap ch] While it is tempting, there are other big benefits from the Lucene

Ruby quiz fodder?
137921 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] MIT has put GPSs on their shuttle buses and shows
137934 [james@gr yp ] Hmm, I browsed through the source a bit.  It's pretty interesting
138024 [botp@de mo t] #> MIT has put GPSs on their shuttle buses and shows

extension question: hiding block proc
137922 [dave.lee.wil] I have an each method where the value being yielded is an instance of
+ 137926 [djberge@qw s] I don't know if this will solve your problem or not, but try
| 137946 [dave.lee.wil] thanks, this is pretty much what I needed to do.  basically, I replaced
+ 137940 [bob.news@gm ] "Dave Lee" <dave.lee.wilson@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  137942 [decoux@mo lo] no,

Anything like SciPy in Ruby?
137932 [Nuralanur@ao] ...

137944 [phurley@gm i] Are there any interested rubyists in South East Michigan?
137951 [cribbsj@oa w] Hey, Patrick.  I'm interested.  I live in Farmington Hills and work in

ability to run finalizers at a given point of a program?
137954 [gcottenc@gm ] I'm considering the possibility to run the finalizers at a given point
+ 137956 [decoux@mo lo] The code is
| + 137965 [gcottenc@gm ] *** constructor
| | + 138033 [ysantoso-rub] $ ruby -v
| | | 138047 [gcottenc@gm ] Now that is strange.. :/
| | | 138053 [drbrain@se m] Incorrect.  The first argument is irrelevant.
| | | + 138064 [gcottenc@gm ] I wasn't pretending it would retain a reference, I was just comparing
| | | + 138065 [gcottenc@gm ] After a second thought, I then think that it reduces a lot the use of
| | |   138066 [decoux@mo lo] This is worst that you think
| | |   138068 [bob.news@gm ] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | + 138054 [decoux@mo lo] 1.8.2
| |   138059 [pit@ca it in] thanks for the hint. I know you don't like to write in English, but
| |   138060 [decoux@mo lo] Well don't look at this, this is not really interesting.
| |   138063 [pit@ca it in] OK, I still don't understand, but your hint helped me to finally get my
| + 137994 [glenn.parker] I'd like to hear a little bit more about *why* the Ruby GC is special.
+ 137963 [bob.news@gm ] "Guillaume Cottenceau" <gcottenc@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 137967 [gcottenc@gm ] Yes. This was partly an academic question, partly because I feel in my
| + 137970 [surrender_it] I think you misunderstood slightly the precious message.
| + 137995 [bob.news@gm ] "Guillaume Cottenceau" <gcottenc@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   137999 [gcottenc@gm ] As I tried to explain as well, let's try not to stay on the usual
|   138001 [glenn.parker] Fair enough, long-lived objects are not suitable for the block-wrapping
|   + 138034 [bob.news@gm ] "Glenn Parker" <glenn.parker@comcast.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   | + 138040 [pit@ca it in] In some unit tests it would be nice if you could force the GC to run the
|   | + 138051 [gcottenc@gm ] It's far from being as elegant as real destructors, but it's still
|   + 138049 [gcottenc@gm ] Theoretically, I could use that knowledge - but again, compare
+ 137966 [ruby-ml@ma i] If you really want to somehow 'delete' the objects (rather than just

137958 [damog@da og ] Is there any interested rubyists on central Mexico (around Mexico City)?
139218 [fmanness@gm ] David,
139257 [horacio.lope] En caso que quieran participar, desde hace ya un tiempo existe un

gems info showing up in PhoneBook object ??
137959 [itsme213@ho ] I was just playing with the recent "command" utility. It has a single class.
+ 137974 [jim@we ri hh] [... stuff elided ...]
+ 137980 [florgro@gm i] What happens when you do 'p PhoneBook.new'?
  137988 [itsme213@ho ] Executing break point at phonebook.rb:45 in `do_irb'
  137997 [florgro@gm i] I think what happens above makes sense, but I am not sure why it does

Threads in Rails
137969 [Tony.Targons] In my Rails application, I have a function perform some background
+ 138072 [brianm@ap ch] Even under FastCGI or mod_ruby, I wouldn't rely on the lifetime (or
| 138101 [mailinglists] It is possible if vou configure the webserver to use external
+ 138171 [bitserf@gm i] I had a need for something similar (a long-running operation calling

Phoenix.rb this week
137978 [james_b@ne r] The Phoenix Ruby group is meeting this Thursday, April 14, 2005

PDX.rb meeting: Rails presentation
137979 [ptkwt@ar cn ] If you're in or near the Portland Oregon metro area tomorrow night we're

DateTime#+ mystifications
137983 [magnus@bo in] DateTime objects supports adding, right?
137991 [angus@qu va ] Strange. Looks like Daylight Saving Time starting, but I can't find any

Ruby Fox offers trendy fashion, including personalized underwear, sexy tops, and wedding lingerie
137984 [binkley@al m] I did a Google "get lucky" search on <<ruby fox>> looking for the Fox
+ 137986 [peter.kwangj] You're going to get me in trouble at work, Binkley!
+ 137987 [lyle.johnson] I'm sure there's a "pluggable look and feel" joke in there somewhere,

Re: [ANN] fxirb 0.2.1 - gets support
137985 [martindemell] FXIrb now supports 'gets' (many thanks to Csaba Henk for all his help

Security within a ruby interpreter
137989 [dwerder@gm .] I'd like to write a lib which objects can only be used if the caller
137993 [Tony.Targons] But how can I be sure that nobody can alter the class at runtime?