## 142037-143600

141824-144425 subjects 142225-143967

^ Ruby on Windows CE?
142037 [volker.voigt] is there a ruby version running under Windows CE?
142110 [nobu.nokada ] Yes, see wince/README.wince file in the source for more detail.

^ Problems with Amrita2 and HTTP headers.
142039 [shalofin gma] I'm experimenting with different Ruby-based web development tools, but
142061 [jeff.barczew] You might try running it from Webrick first to see if it is something
142065 [shalofin gma] Jeff,
142074 [shalofin gma] Ok...I figured it out.

^ Does any Ruby parser exist ?
142040 [mailinglists] Does any Ruby parser existother then the internal one inside the ruby
+ 142052 [florgro gmai] Ripper has been merged into 1.9 and is part of the windows one-click
| + 142059 [eric_mahurin] It is quite functional right now.  I see no reason you couldn't
| + 142060 [mailinglists] How compatible are these rules with 1.8 ?
|   142073 [florgro gmai] It uses the same rules as the platform it is build against. The
+ 143242 [ryand-ruby z] Really? Where?

^ Instiki/Redcloth Escaping
142045 [james graypr] I need to use * in my wiki, set to use Textile.  How can I escape it,
142066 [tilman code-] <notextile>* foo</notextile>
+ 142076 [james graypr] Perfect.  Thank you.
+ 142116 [assaph gmail] it,
142117 [alex verk.in] Quite a number of new bugs were introduced in the 0.10 version, but

^ String Hashing Algorithms
142054 [gavin refine] Summary
+ 142063 [vjoel PATH.B] Is ruby's own String#hash one of the ones you tested? If not, how does
| 142083 [gavin refine] algorithms,
| 142086 [vjoel PATH.B] It is coded in C, and looking at rb_str_hash() in string.h, I see that
| 142094 [gavin refine] How can I figure out which hash it's using? It's not the ELF hash,
| 142107 [matz ruby-la] We are using the last one, unless specifically defined.
| 142185 [gavin refine] Thanks. FWIW, though I know fine-tuning the performance of Ruby is
+ 142098 [zedshaw zeds] Just out of curiosity, but have you considered some other
| + 142123 [cmills frees] of
| + 142184 [gavin refine] Thank you for all the links. I've passed them on to the engineers in
+ 142103 [no spam.plea] Good summary and test, Phrogz.
| 142186 [gavin refine] That's not something I knew, so it's hard to unforget it. Thanks :)
| 142296 [no spam.plea] It's probably a little more difficult and woolley now that CPUs
+ 142127 [martin.anker] If you know all possible strings in advance, you might want to generate
| 142183 [gavin refine] Ooh, that's quite helpful, thanks!
+ 142210 [mneumann nte] You might be interested in the following page, which compares several

^ Ruby Users Group London Mailing List
142078 [robert.mcgov] I was wondering if anyone knew what happened to the London Ruby UG
142081 [dblack wobbl] No wonder I got no response to my "Coming back to London in June"
142175 [robert.mcgov] Good to know your coming back, when will it be?

^ TkTable -- setting column widths
142084 [joevandyk gm] Is it possible to set an individual column in a TkTable to be a
+ 142085 [joevandyk gm] Actually, what I'd really like to have is the ability for each TkTable
+ 142088 [joevandyk gm] Ah, just figured it out.

^ [ANN] Production Log Analyzer 1.2.0
142091 [drbrain segm] The 1.2.0 release features a new per-request summary by category, and
142095 [drbrain segm] It might help if I added a URL for the project and a download URL, huh?

142096 [cyclists nc.] I've built RMagick on OSX Tiger using my own copy of Ruby 1.8.2 built

^ Webstar Tools 0.5.0 Released!
142115 [zdennis mkte] If you don't run a WebSTAR V Internet Server on OSX then you can ignore

^ Is it possible to get ruby running on a hosted freebsd 4.1 server using binaries.
142122 [paul__mcardl] Recently signed up for my first webhosting service. Have got php, perl

^ options parsing: required and conflict
142129 [k.shutemov g] Can I define options dependencies using OptionParser?
142130 [bob.news gmx] I would check these constraints after all options have been parsed.  Nobu
142132 [k.shutemov g] Is that true, OptionParse has no support of it?
142164 [glenn.parker] I don't think OptionParse has any way to express "dependencies" between
142203 [nobu.nokada ] I'd had similar idea in the early days, but abandoned it soon.
143398 [k.shutemov g] opts =3D OptionParser.new{|opts|
+ 143468 [drbrain segm] You mean opts.banner and opts.separator?
143518 [k.shutemov g] No, I mean that such metod can be used for build and usage message and=20
143587 [nobuyoshi.na] What I disposed is "mini-language" like it.
143598 [k.shutemov g] Why?
143599 [ruby.brian g] I think because the dependency can be arbitrarily complex, so any
143600 [ruby.brian g] Should have been

^ ruby vs. java?
142133 [porschefranz] just call me Franz. I study physic in Berlin, but i am from bavaria (that is
+ 142136 [michael.ulm ] Sorry Franz, you are on a completely wrong track there. As much as
| 142141 [porschefranz] Why are the programming languages i need not a good choice? Everyone says
| + 142146 [michael.ulm ] I do not say that object oriented programming is much faster than
| | 142153 [porschefranz] Okay, everyone except for you, $\infty - 1$ :-)
| | + 142159 [michael.ulm ] Mia terreicher san oba a StuaschçÅl.
| | + 142181 [glenn.parker] Nor do I.  OO code may be faster to write (and re-write), but it has
| |   142200 [jim weirichh] The Kali code project seems to be using Ruby to do dense stellar system
| + 142149 [logancapaldo] GNU Octave IS a programming language., designed for numerical
| | 142155 [porschefranz] that is strange, i always thought that octave was the name of the big sgi
| | + 142166 [r_mueller im] Sorry, but for numerical solutions Fortran is still a standard. That's why there are Fortran 95 and Fortran 99.
| | | + 142171 [porschefranz] Ralf,
| | | | 142176 [r_mueller im] DAMN!
| | | | + 142206 [chneukirchen] Maybe calculating syringe diameters? :-)
| | | | + 142334 [porschefranz] franz.study.name == "physic"
| | | |   + 142335 [r_mueller im] And your prof would be shocked by fortan?
| | | |   + 142337 [porschefranz] well now, i have to work my way thru quite a lot of very kind mails...
| | | |     + 142339 [michael.ulm ] There exist many libraries for many purposes. The standard library
| | | |     | 142340 [ruby.brian g] Before you ask: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_troll
| | | |     + 142357 [doodpants ma] but not
| | | |     + 142408 [discordantus] Included with Ruby, it allows you to write parsers, for document
| | | |     | 142411 [james graypr] The racc runtime is included with Ruby, but not racc itself.  Right?
| | | |     | + 142416 [discordantus] I believe so. I've never actually worked with it, though, just read about it.
| | | |     | + 142439 [jim freeze.o] Correct
| | | |     + 142510 [dblack wobbl] A paraffin banjo is an example of wh(ims)y :-)
| | | + 142182 [cameron.mcbr] well, I don't know about that.  It's still around a lot, but I'm not
| | + 142266 [rasputnik he] that's an Octane.
| | + 142327 [jtregunna bl] You may be thinking of "Octane" or "Origin". SGI has no machine called
| + 142569 [halostatue g] In fact, Java is *less* object-oriented in some ways than Ruby. No,
+ 142138 [rf.oodanaw s] I can answer to the PS: yes, the version 1.8.2 of ruby is a standard
| 142144 [porschefranz] That is very good. Because i think to buy a macintosh perhaps. the G5 is now
| + 142154 [rf.oodanaw s] Franz,
| | 142162 [porschefranz] Yes, and i am schocked... i have a pentium 3 box (900 mhz) which give me
| | + 142165 [jim freeze.o] I can't answer your question exactly, but there are faster
| | | 142169 [jim freeze.o] Let me point out one other thing. If you start with
| | + 142170 [michael.ulm ] Ruby may be slow, but not that slow. In your computation, you did
| |   142172 [michael.ulm ] that should be
| + 142194 [james graypr] Not really, no.  Ruby's threads are non-native, so they can't take
+ 142139 [bob.news gmx] Dear Franz,
| 142142 [porschefranz] S**preidamischer ;-) ! Wos wuisch? (<= Sorry to, but that is how we
| + 142158 [wannes oeani] hehe, you sound like my dad ;)
| + 142167 [bob.news gmx] LOL
+ 142140 [r_mueller im] Well...
| + 142147 [porschefranz] as i said before, i need no libraries. have all the books at hand.
| | + 142148 [sjc2000_uk y] Franz,
| | | + 142168 [porschefranz] Slow it is probable, if it is as slow as ruby (see my factorial mail). but
| | | | + 142173 [r_mueller im] library = function library
| | | | + 142174 [bob.news gmx] Franz, is it possible that you misunderstand the term "library" in this
| | | | + 142180 [sjc2000_uk y] my factorial mail).
| | | + 142192 [james graypr] I hope you were talking about coding speed here and not execution
| | + 142157 [r_mueller im] just ruby
| | + 142772 [rcs bgoark.n] I think Franz is referring to software libraries, not public libraries :-)
| + 142220 [vjoel PATH.B] Ruby is working out pretty well for numerical simulations for my work,
| | 142317 [prakash.diby] I definitely agree "NO VB".My preferrence would be C++.It will give u
| | 142325 [sjc2000_uk y] I wouldn't know since I never actually sat down to
| + 142456 [Ara.T.Howard] This message is in MIME format.  The first part should be readable text,
+ 142161 [mailing-list] Why would we call you anything else?,
| 142163 [porschefranz] well i don't know why you would. thats why i make sure. :-)
+ 142179 [threeve.org ] +1 for ForTran.  Learn to love it.
| + 142189 [cameron.mcbr] and some random responses.
| + 142207 [chneukirchen] Ahh, if only Fortress was ready for use...
| + 142353 [beliavsky ao] I agree, but note that Fortran 95 does have user-defined types with
+ 142190 [james_b neur] That's the best part.
+ 142538 [monora gmail] recently I came across a book from two physics teaching ruby by

^ Q: How do I
142145 [gdm animanga] I' writing a tool to display bibliographical data in columns and I want to
142191 [laurent.sans] You seem to forgot to plug your model (liststore) in the view there.

^ Re: Redesign 2005, Round Two
142193 [doodpants ma] of
+ 142196 [doodpants ma] Fun!"?,
| 142219 [dblack wobbl] In general, I don't think slogans should tell people that what they've
| 142221 [james_b neur] Big agreement.  Advocacy works best when it avoids put-downs and
| 142237 [mrcode netro] back-stabbing evil languages, who only want to hurt you)
| 142252 [dblack wobbl] I *knew* someone would mention that :-)
| + 142254 [pbattley gma] It is difficult.  This, I think, is why marketing consultants are able
| + 142267 [james_b neur] I agree, though I can see the implication that, if language R is your
|   142274 [ng johnwlong] Am I wrong?
|   + 142302 [matz ruby-la] No.  It is inspired from the song title.
|   | 142310 [ng johnwlong] Which song?
|   | 142312 [agorilla gma] Diamonds are a girl's best friend?
|   | 142481 [horacio.lope] No, that was...
|   | 142482 [mailing-list] Um, are you saying that women can¡Çt program, or just that they can¡Çt
|   | + 142484 [bg-rubytalk ] I think he's saying that there are mutated fish out there that can't spell
|   | | 142486 [agorilla gma] If you read it like the original... "A woman needs a man like a fish
|   | | + 142497 [horacio.lope] thanks Bill.
|   | | | 142525 [robert.mcgov] Hmm personally I find the faded white bars under the left hand text to
|   | | + 142537 [mailing-list] No, it¡Çs not a compliment, and your interpretation is quite flawed.  The
|   | |   142549 [agorilla gma] On 5/13/05, Nikolai Weibull
|   | |   142570 [mailing-list] Wow, I misread this part of your message, sorry.  I, however, still
|   | + 142485 [horacio.lope] no, I mean women are a blessing of freshness and delight in this
|   |   142502 [vjoel PATH.B] A duck sitting at a typewriter.
|   |   + 142503 [Neville.Burn] A duck floating 'zen master like' in front of a typewriter
|   |   | 142573 [chneukirchen] That would go along great with http://www.gnu.org/graphics/meditate.html!
|   |   + 142539 [alang cronos] A male or female duck?
|   |     142540 [mailing-list] How about a sexless one, like Donald Duck?,
|   |     + 142544 [martin.anker] martinus
|   |     | 142547 [blaumag gmai] +1
|   |     + 142550 [ruby.brian g] On 13/05/05, Nikolai Weibull
|   |       + 142552 [robert.mcgov] Ahhh in which case how about Ernie's rubber duckie? That was sexless
|   |       + 142553 [tanner.burso] Only a thread started by _why could end up debating the sex of
|   |       + 142558 [mailing-list] It was a (lame) joke,
|   |       + 142575 [chneukirchen] But Bernie and Ert? :-)
|   + 142316 [james_b neur] James
+ 142198 [blaumag gmai] Karl, those are examples of bad logos. The Ruby gem is infinitely
142202 [threeve.org ] There is a huge difference between a nice image, and a logo.  Many

^ RubyForge downtime
142195 [tom infoethe] RubyForge will be down for an hour or so tomorrow morning (Thu May 12
142390 [tom infoethe] Note especially the new, funky charts!
142393 [ruby.brian g] Thank you Tom. Though the x-axis of the charts is unreadable and I
142398 [tom infoethe] Fixed!
142402 [ruby.brian g] That was fast!
+ 142405 [jim weirichh] Change the time period to be something less than two years.  Change the
+ 142412 [tom infoethe] True, yup, I'll have to work on that a bit... I'll need to figure out
142419 [Daniel.Berge] I noticed that the "Latest File Releases" no longer have the grey
142423 [tom infoethe] Fixed!

^ Standard Library patches - rational, delegate
142199 [dave burt.id] delegate.rb
+ 142333 [surrender_it] if this is a fix you can point out the bug on the ruby issue tracker on
| 142358 [dave burt.id] "gabriele renzi" <surrender_it@remove-yahoo.it> kindly suggested...
| 142360 [dave burt.id] .... and it's already provided by requiring 'bigdecimal/util' (You get
+ 142349 [lgalea gmmso] I know I definately needed those rational methods for a meal planner I'm
+ 142350 [ruby.brian g] class Rational
+ 142356 [dave burt.id] def to_mixed_fraction

^ Soap4r and wsdl
142205 [mail miketec] i am currently doing my first steps with soap4r and ruby. The first things
142245 [mail miketec] well i found the solution :) There is nothing to do in Ruby :)) Simply

^ defining a custom to_yaml method to inline hashes
142213 [Ara.T.Howard] require 'yaml'
142218 [Ara.T.Howard] this seems o.k. - can anyone verify this is an o.k. approach?
142292 [ruby-talk wh] Hacking Syck 0.45 or less will be very involved.  Consider that inline

^ Ruby job board, community support
142214 [danj 3skel.c] Ruby is never a solitary skill, but when it is a primary skill it is
+ 142233 [google infor] I for one would love to see this. If you made a ruby jobs site, I would
+ 142234 [johnwilger g] I'd vote for such a thing (and would be willing to help create it as well).
+ 142236 [rick nooner.] Recently I've been able to use Ruby in the core of one of our projects but
+ 142313 [prakash.diby] Great Dan.Plz go ahead with the plans.I took initiative in the company

^ CGI::Session with FastCGI
142215 [shalofin gma] I have been mucking around with CGI::Session, but can't get it working

^ Lost in the bowels of eval.c: fflush in Thread deadlocks in VMS Ruby port
142217 [BArmstrong d] Help.  I'm lost in the bowels of eval.c!  Somehow doing fflush() in a

^ alternatives to ? : contruct
142224 [jpshack gmai] a = y == z ? b : c
+ 142226 [ruby-ml magi] Is this not called the 'else' operator? :)
| 142231 [jpshack gmai] I don't believe one can use _else_ with an expression modifier. If we
| 142232 [james graypr] The if ... then ... else ... end statements people have been posting
| + 142238 [eric_mahurin] Here is yet another solution (as long as b is not nil/false
| + 142239 [threeve.org ] a = if (y==z): b else c end
|   + 142241 [gwtmp01 mac.] a = (y==z) ? b : c
|   | + 142242 [threeve.org ] I agree, I don't want another operator, when the existing ones are
|   | + 142283 [discordantus] A little, for readability. I like using actual words as operators
|   |   + 142289 [Neville.Burn] a = (y==z) then b else c
|   |   | 142326 [martindemell] (y==z).then { b }.else { c } is doable, if the extra braces don't spoil
|   |   + 142319 [gwtmp01 mac.] Yep. My bad.
|   + 142324 [jpshack gmai] Jason,
+ 142227 [pbattley gma] a = if (y == z) then b else c end
+ 142228 [nohmad gmail] a = if condition then x else y end
+ 142229 [martindemell] a = if y == z then b else c end
+ 142230 [vjoel PATH.B] class Object
| 142240 [martindemell] That's only lazy in its second argument :) Maybe
+ 142273 [logancapaldo] x == y and a = b or c
142277 [dblack wobbl] In the case where x != y, that expression will just return c, without
+ 142280 [logancapaldo] Yeah, that was the the point.
| + 142281 [logancapaldo] if you wanted to assign to a the result of the expression just like a
| + 142291 [dblack wobbl] But it's not equivalent to a = y == z ? b : c
+ 142323 [bsd.SANSPAM ] a = x == y and b or c