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^ [Win32API] Need help with PathCreateFromUrl
143893 [djberg96 hot] Ruby 1.8.2

^ object.inspect not working
143896 [navyaamerine] i am very new to Ruby.
+ 143898 [anryla telia] Object#inspect returns a string, it does not print out the result.
+ 143899 [james graypr] inspect() returns a String which is often used to contain useful
  143905 [caiot1 ibest] or even

^ method visibility
143897 [vacindak gma] More nubyness.  Apologies.
+ 143946 [bob.news gmx] Why not just assign a proper cache instance to a global variable or to a
+ 143952 [discordantus] The ruby way, as i would interpret it, would be to make changes to
+ 143957 [logancapaldo] class A

^ IO with external program
143900 [beaudoin_dan] I would like to run a program from ruby and be able to give it its input and
143923 [nobu.nokada ] cmd = IO.popen("program arg1 arg2", "r+")

^ Re: Need help with PathCreateFromUrl
143901 [vanek acd.ne] require "Win32API"
+ 143918 [djberg96 hot] That worked great, thanks.
+ 143921 [nobu.nokada ] lpLen = [buf.size].pack("l")

^ rb_cdio: subclass or module?
143902 [clbustos sur] I'm the developer of rb_cdio, a library to create bindings for libcdio.

^ Rails Day Registration is Now Open!
143904 [lucas rufy.c] If you want your chance at thousands of dollars of prizes for one day's

^ Thankyou caio
143919 [navyaamerine] thanks for your valuble suggestion and it works
143920 [zdennis mkte] class Karaokesong

^ What are potentially killer apps at the interface of CS and Bio
143924 [arorasam gma] As I see it, lot of technology is being used as an enabler

^ [ANN] eXPlain Project Management Tool v1.2 Released
143925 [johnwilger g] eXPlain Project Management Tool version 1.2 was just uploaded toRubyForge (http://rubyforge.org/projects/explainpmt) and is availablefor download. As this is a minor release, no changes to your databaseschema are necessary for an upgrade?you should be able to simplyreplace the files in your application directory with those from therelease archive.

^ How to get erb to process .rhtml or .rtml files
143926 [paul__mcardl] found ruby 1.6 buried on my new web host's server & can get mysql4.1
143981 [paul__mcardl] Got it working.

^ (none)
143939 [sujeetkr iit] I am new to Ruby.When I run the following command it gives runtime

^ Calling class's method when button is pressed
143943 [sujeetkr iit] How to call the method of a class when button(TkButton) is pressed.
143951 [acharlieblue] You are defining bpressed as an instance method, not a class method, of

^ Ruby presentation
143949 [tomonage2 gm] Cheers,

^ Thanks for suggestion
143953 [sujeetkr iit] Thanks.It works now

^ 2005 ICFP Programming Contest
143960 [robby.findle] Think your favorite programming language is the best one out

^ How to find ruby?
143962 [probertm acm] I am not sure of the best way of going about finding the location of Ruby for
+ 143963 [david.mitche] #!/usr/bin/env ruby
+ 143964 [ jimm io.com] I use
+ 143966 [nobu.nokada ] $ cat a.rb
| + 143969 [david.mitche] While it is true that some platforms might not have env in /usr/bin, a
| + 143977 [drbrain segm] Even more importantly, not every shell has the same path (cron).
|   143979 [james_b neur] Indeed. I've been bitten by this, so I now hard-code the specific Ruby
+ 143980 [jtregunna bl] Most modern shells will accept multiple arguments on a shebang line
  143988 [nobuyoshi.na] It isn't a feature of shell, but of kernel, in common.  A system
  144020 [probertm acm] Many thanks to all.

^ [ANN] Imlib2-Ruby 0.5.1
143972 [pabs pablotr] ...

^ [ANN] Rubilicious 0.1.5
143973 [pabs pablotr] I just released Rubilicious version 0.1.5, my Ruby bindings for the

^ [OT] Version Numbers
143974 [pabs pablotr] You have no idea how confusing it was on my poor fingers and brain to

^ [ANN] Ruby-VTK-0.2.0 was released
143975 [seiya kugi.k] I released Ruby-VTK-0.2.0.
143991 [ruby.brian g] Very good thing and the timing is perfekt! I'll go ahead and
144000 [seiya kugi.k] Yes, I can use telepathy to get your thinking :-)

^ Stats comp.lang.ruby (last 7 days)
143976 [bsd.SANSPAM ] Stats comp.lang.ruby (last 7 days)
144084 [dblack wobbl] If you absolutely must post these stats to the list, and if you
+ 144107 [pat.eyler gm] I hate add email to what looks like a useless thread, but I have to agree
| + 144113 [james_b neur] I do not see any good argument for continuing to post the stats,
| | 144144 [bsd.SANSPAM ] Hey, I have worked hard to make these stats available, not only for you
| | 144145 [james graypr] But did you check to see if they were desired?  :)
| | + 144149 [tanner.burso] I agree.  While these stats may be interesting to a few, they really
| | | 144150 [ryand-ruby z] Well, I'll admit that they are interesting to me.
| | + 144156 [discordantus] fwiw, I agree...
| | | + 144177 [botp delmont] #Hey, I have worked hard to make these stats available, not
| | | | 144543 [bsd.SANSPAM ] That's good idea! I shall try adding this feature to *newsstats*, which
| | | + 144544 [bsd.SANSPAM ] I could easily have put these on a webpage, but I think these do not
| | + 144216 [james graypr] Glenn Parker pointed out that there was some support for the
| |   + 144301 [tom infoethe] In a similar vein, here's a nice medium-term (2 years or so) chart of
| |   | 144305 [agorilla gma] Wow, that drop at the end is spooky.  Where there problems in april/may?
| |   | + 144308 [tom infoethe] Great scott!  I had forgotten to install a new cron job when I upgraded
| |   | | + 144309 [agorilla gma] Ahh, much better :)
| |   | | | 144312 [tom infoethe] Yup, thanks again!  I always miss something in these upgrades...
| |   | | + 144476 [kero chello.] ...
| |   | |   144505 [tom infoethe] Yup, sorry about that, we were having some configuration problems today.
| |   | |   144516 [kero chello.] ...
| |   | |   144519 [tom infoethe] No problem, thx for the heads up.
| |   | + 144332 [bsd.SANSPAM ] Why not? It is a bit integrated to a _modified_ *Leafnode*
| |   |   144349 [nicholas_wie] Interesting.
| |   |   144542 [bsd.SANSPAM ] Yes, I'm fetching stats from my local news spool. I otherwise have also
| |   + 144541 [bsd.SANSPAM ] That's nice of you.
| + 144148 [bsd.SANSPAM ] NP, I'll soften the disclaimer soon.
+ 144143 [bsd.SANSPAM ] That's a good one, thanks. I'll re-phrase the disclaimer soon.

^ RubyGems HackFest Weekend #1 is complete!
143978 [ryand-ruby z] We started our RubyGems Hackfest Saturday, with a turnout of 6
143982 [navindra cs.] Great work!
143984 [neoneye gmai] I made something.. not sure if it still works?
+ 143986 [ryand-ruby z] Not necessary anymore, or they already incorporated your patch or
+ 143987 [discordantus] Current versions of RubyGems alter Kernel#require to do exactly that.

^ [OT Signature] Re: How to find ruby?
143990 [ruby.brian g] I don't think you should post to a newsgroup using this footer. It
144007 [chneukirchen] Hey, you were not allowed to read that!

^ RegExp question
143994 [JensRie gmx.] I need to search a text for a specific pattern, then put all matches
143996 [ruby.brian g] irb(main):001:0> 'This is Example_1 in a line in a long text with
143997 [JensRie gmx.] vielen Dank, scan() hatte ich noch gar nicht entdeckt.

^ WIN32API
143998 [wollez gmx.n] I started programming not too long ago, so please excuse this question
143999 [ruby.brian g] It seems to me that you are reading the return value of the dll
144002 [wollez gmx.n] require 'Win32API'
144005 [dave burt.id] ...
144008 [phasis bclin] ...
+ 144012 [wollez gmx.n] Thanks for your help, but it is still not running. I think the fault is
| 144015 [wollez gmx.n] I found the fault! I can not use a fortran subroutine! With a function
| 144021 [wollez gmx.n] Has anyone an idea how I can get data in double precision?
+ 144057 [dave burt.id] ...

^ Ruby from source and then from apt
144003 [zimba.tm gma] I have a curious behavior, but I suspect it's because of my lack of
144013 [langstefan g] % rm /usr/local/bin/ruby
144017 [zimba.tm gma] Thanks a lot for your help. It was kinda fuzzy in my head, but
144024 [langstefan g] You have to load rubygems before you can use installed gems.

^ creating variable with eval
144004 [Geert.Fannes] ...
144006 [bob.news gmx] This comes up again and again.  You might want to search the archives.
144010 [skaes gmx.ne] This comes up again and again because the current behaviour is
+ 144014 [Geert.Fannes] And is there any other way to create variables in a dynamical manner,
| 144022 [bob.news gmx] .... but they cannot be accessed from code that was compiled prior to
+ 144019 [itsme213 hot] ...
+ 144023 [bob.news gmx] You cannot trust IRB on local variables.  This too comes up from time to
  144038 [skaes gmx.ne] Which means that irb has a bug that doesn't get fixed.
  144068 [bob.news gmx] No, it's not a bug.  It's a conceptual thing that cannot be fixed: IRB
  144073 [skaes gmx.ne] Bytecode? Whishful thinking , I suppose.

^ Benchmarking RAM
144018 [gavin refine] How can I measure the amount of RAM (allocated, not real) is used by
+ 144030 [djberg96 gma] You should be able to use sys-proctable for Windows and BSD, and use
+ 144095 [Ara.T.Howard] did you consider sending yourself a signal to dump core and check the core

^ [ANN] Ruby/GLEW 0.0.1
144025 [kig misfirin] Ruby/GLEW just went through its first public release, yay!

^ Ruby != POLS [was Re: creating variable with eval]
144026 [gavin refine] Matz has stated repeatedly that the POLS is *not* supposed to be
+ 144031 [Ara.T.Howard] i can see your point - but this really shouldn't be any issue with computer
+ 144033 [james_b neur] Really.  I'm surprised people still keep bringing up POLS.
+ 144034 [james_b neur] Yes, and in general the hype that tends to bite back are the assertions
| 144041 [the_mindstor] #: on behalf of James Britt :: 5/30/2005 6:42 PM :#
+ 144069 [bob.news gmx] Another point about surprises: when considering information theory suprise

^ Problems building gem with c-extension
144028 [erazor mitoc] i want to build a gem with a c-extension.

^ Checking KirbyBase
144035 [paniagua pcm] I'm was taking a peek to Kirbybase and I was wondering how good it
144039 [jcribbs twmi] I think KirbyBase would work very well for this purpose.  You can use

^ RubyGems and the FreeBSD ports tree
144042 [jw innerewut] Cheers
144617 [jw innerewut] No FreeBSD users here that can test this?

^ Local variables and functions
144043 [ro cayoparai] I got one question. While I was coding a method earlier today, and that
+ 144044 [ro cayoparai] Nevermind -- I forgot local variables have precedence over method calls
+ 144045 [ksruby gmail] Your local variables always hide methods with the same name. In order
  144052 [eric_mahurin] Last I checked that won't help in Ruby 1.9 - local variables

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144047 [compaq71127 ] (",) Print This! Press [Ctrl][P] Keys To Print... >>

^ Accessing HSqldb in ruby
144048 [alain.feler ] Since OpenOffice.org v 2.0 is using Hsqldb as a database engine, I would
144075 [virender ix.] I wonder if the jdbc-odbc driver will be helpful here?

^ rb_f_lambda vs. rb_block_proc : what are the issues?
144050 [jeremy chaos] ...
144067 [decoux moulo] ...
144180 [jeremy chaos] ...
144201 [sastph sas.c] For the sake of the people who will maintain this code after you've
144413 [jeremy chaos] ...
144466 [jeremy chaos] ...

^ Gambit Codefest
144053 [greg7224 gma] We are currently in Day 2 of a 9 day codefest to complete the Gambit
+ 144055 [mrkode gmail] And I'm looking forward to give opinions on Gambit ;) Sounds really
+ 144056 [tom infoethe] Always neat to see those CVS ages measured in minutes!

^ Ruby in C#
144058 [dragoonEX gm] ...
+ 144059 [alex verk.in] I have a similar (bit broader question) - what are the good, working
+ 144064 [discordantus] I'm not a .Net programmer, so I don't know for sure if this is what
  144065 [james_b neur] Plus
  144135 [dragoonEX gm] ...

^ Ruby/Odeum vs. Lucene: Part 2
144060 [zedshaw zeds] Just wanted to send out an update on my recent Ruby/Odeum vs. Lucene

^ rb_struct_new
144066 [nornagon gma] trouble figuring out what rb_struct_new does. I would check the return
+ 144078 [djberg96 gma] It creates a new struct, one that you've defined previously with
+ 144081 [sastph sas.c] It's basically the same as the Ruby code "Struct.new". The first

^ Weird problem.
144070 [erik terpnet] Why is the last expression false?
144071 [ryand-ruby z] Same reason in pretty much every other language. Floating point
144072 [erik terpnet] Thanks a lot, I should have known this.

^ Ruby Weekly News 23rd - 29th May 2005
144077 [timsuth ihug] Ruby Weekly News 23rd - 29th May 2005
144079 [james_b neur] Where's the link?
+ 144090 [chneukirchen] It's in the web version, but you can find Anarchaia at
+ 144093 [Dee.Zsombor ] Zsombor

^ Where to get the RubyGems documentation
144082 [mailinglists] maybe i'm too blind to see it but where can i get a local copy of the
+ 144086 [demerzel gma] (The site uses Hieraki(http://www.hieraki.org/), AFAICT)
+ 144087 [jim weirichh] Follow the export link (e.g. http://docs.rubygems.org/export/book/1 for the
  144102 [mailinglists] Unforunately none of this formats have the layout options i see on the
  144127 [jim weirichh] ...

^ Cannot install Ruby on Win XP SP2
144091 [alewando_won] Cannot install preconfigured Ruby on Win XP SP2
144094 [curt hibbs.c] First of all, you should install the final version of 182-14, not
144126 [alewando_won] Works this way.

^ [ANN] parseargs-0.0.0
144096 [Ara.T.Howard] URLS
+ 144151 [hal9000 hype] Interesting. I look forward to checking this out.
| + 144155 [vjoel path.b] Was that 0.0.0.0, or 0.0.0.0.0?  ;)
| | 144190 [Stephan.Kaem] And the version numbers of ideas (read: vapour ware) might well be
| + 144166 [Ara.T.Howard] i'd love some feedback.  i end up writing the code the library contains plenty
+ 144389 [sean.ohalpin] If this is to avoid 'cat', then you could also use
  144397 [Ara.T.Howard] i'll take it ;-)

^ Passing a block to rb_funcall
144097 [djberg96 hot] I've seen some other threads on this subject, but none that quite
+ 144098 [decoux moulo] ...
| 144099 [Daniel.Berge] I guess I need more hand holding because I don't get it.
+ 144100 [nobu.nokada ] static VALUE
  144101 [Daniel.Berge] Ah, I didn't realize it had to be broken up that way.
  144106 [Daniel.Berge] Oops, just wanted to point out (for future googlers) that I'll have to
  144119 [Daniel.Berge] Hmmm...I guess nil is a special case with regards to $/ and is extra

^ Operation on Classes
144103 [aartist gmai] While learning ruby, I want to study from the perspective of classes.
+ 144104 [bob.news gmx] There might be but I'd say it's not really worthwhile.  The reason being
| 144112 [aartist gmai] The main idea is  about  creating templates.  In life and in general,
| 144183 [bob.news gmx] If I understand you correctly you kind of want to introduce static typing
| 144210 [aartist gmai] Well, all I am saying is that I can group bunch of things together to
+ 144110 [ruby.brian g] Maybe I do not understand you correctly, but every object has the

^ [RFC] DocTest module
144105 [nicholas_wie] this is the first time I write code in Ruby that's not Rails-centric, so
144130 [surrender_it] I have little time and can't check your code.. but have you looked at
144198 [nicholas_wie] Yes, I found extract.rb and looked at it, but it doen't seem to do the

^ Gnome's Guide to WEBrick
144111 [james graypr] I can't seem to find Gnome's Guide to WEBrick.  I know if moved
+ 144134 [james graypr] If anyone can forward me the PDF, that would help too...
| 144137 [james_b neur] Try here, as an interim URL
| 144139 [james graypr] Many thanks!  I've saved it locally so hopefully I won't be without
+ 144140 [navindra cs.] Out of curiosity, what does Gnome have to do with WEBrick?  Some kind
  + 144141 [james graypr] No clue here, but they've written the best documentation so far, in
  + 144142 [drbrain segm] Gnome is an alias of the writer of the guide.  You can sometimes

^ Possible training classes for Ruby programming and for Ruby on Rails
144117 [curt hibbs.c] Later this year, there could be a commercial offering of training
144120 [Daniel.Berge] d-rails
144122 [curt hibbs.c] Yeah, something was going on with the server. My ISP has restarted the

^ Looking for a good RSS/ATOM parser
144118 [bruno.bornsz] I'm looking for a parser that will handle all versions of RSS and ATOM
144178 [davidbe gmai] Check http://raa.ruby-lang.org/ and search for rss and atom. There
144195 [bruno.bornsz] Thanks David, rssfwd (one of the apps on the page you linked to) has a

^ mswin32-ruby17.dll, which distribution contains it
144123 [jcb iteris.c] I just downloaded SOAP4r.  I get an error stating that
144146 [nobu.nokada ] ruby 1.7 was an old development version, and the DLL shouldn't
144152 [jcb iteris.c] I downloaded SOAP4r from
144175 [mailinglists] As 1.7 was an unstable developer release you are out of luck.
144415 [jcb iteris.c] I downloaded the latest Ruby 1.8.2.  Soap4r worked fine with this
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