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149948-163490 subjects 150309-155358

^ Re: Refactoring Tycho API - Opinions wanted
150149 [kero chello.] otoh, trying to get a generic storage is fun,
150161 [hal9000 hype] I've looked at this, but I'm not entirely sure of the
150162 [kero chello.] The app does what it does, based on the .aspects file.

^ [ANN] Instiki 0.10.2
150150 [alex verk.in] Dear all,
150962 [james graypr] I'm very interested in the new release, but before I upgrade I have a

^ WEBrick not working.
150152 [ilija.studen] I'm heving problems with WEBrick.
150405 [bdelmee adva] Just a thought: could it be SP2's firewall causing you problems?

^ [Brainstorming Input] Ruby-Oniguruma interoperability on Named Groups
150154 [wonado donne] Let me first explain the reason for and the kind of this message.
+ 150158 [ruby.brian g] where is the difference to
+ 150159 [chneukirchen] Can't we do that already?
| 150163 [wonado donne] Can't we do that already?
+ 150191 [dbatml gmx.d] I think I generally like the idea to compose regular expressions that way
| + 150196 [wonado donne] "Dominik Bathon" <dbatml@gmx.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:op.sur8hdg2d62ajc@localhost...
| + 150199 [wonado donne] "Dominik Bathon" <dbatml@gmx.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:op.sur8hdg2d62ajc@localhost...
+ 150194 [mailing-list] [blurb about named groups in regular expressions]
  + 150197 [wonado donne] "Nikolai Weibull" <mailing-lists.ruby-talk@rawuncut.elitemail.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  + 150198 [neoneye gmai] On 7/31/05, Nikolai Weibull

^ code analysis request
150173 [joevandyk gm] but I'm sure it could be better.  Any ideas?
150174 [joevandyk gm] ...
150177 [joevandyk gm] # Examines a subversion directory.
+ 150187 [daniel brock] Maybe you should add question marks to those predicates?
+ 150189 [tobias.luetk] def get_subversion_status_list

^ Higher Order Functions
150175 [nmkolev uni-] I have recently started learning Ruby having some background in
+ 150176 [acharlieblue] p Functional.every(method(:times_two), [1,2,3]
+ 150178 [dave burt.id] The problem here is that f(element) means call the method self.f (which
| 150184 [chneukirchen] IMO, you should pass a block.
| 150190 [dave burt.id] And better yet (IMO) is Ruby's own
+ 150185 [surrender_it] great plan :) even if I'm a bit disappointed that the library seem to be
+ 151181 [nmkolev uni-] I was off computers fo a week, sorry for the late thanks. Ideas are

^ [ANN] European Ruby Conference, Euruko 05, Munich, October 15 and 16
150188 [armin approx] Dear all,
+ 150207 [james_b neur] I envy you guys, and encourage everyone to try to attend.
+ 150211 [hal9000 hype] Excellent! I won't be there except in spirit. :)
  150215 [james_b neur] The lack of a trip to Bavaria this year means it is more likely I'll get
  150272 [chneukirchen] Just for the record, the weather was rainy in Munich too...

^ [ANN] Ruby-GNOME2-0.13.0
150193 [mutoh highwa] Ruby-GNOME2-0.13.0 is out. Enjoy!
150223 [paul luon.ne] Great! Nice work! A lot of really nice changes, thanks.

^ QUESTION: Good data structure for list within list with duplicates?
150200 [basi_lio hot] I have a dictionary within a dictionary, where the inner dictionary may
+ 150204 [transfire gm] The appropriate structure is probably Associative Arrays in Hash.
+ 150210 [dbatml gmx.d] You can use hashes within a hash, where the values of your inner hashes
+ 150237 [basi_lio hot] Both Trans' and Dominik's suggestions look like I can get them to work.
  150315 [nightphotos ] Or, as a variation on the above solutions, use an array of the two

^ Yet Another useless Ruby 2 Idea
150205 [surrender_it] Hearing about ocaml in the last weeks and having noticed matz'
+ 150206 [langstefan g] class Foo
| 150213 [surrender_it] well, I thought that if you wanted to write the equivalent of what you
+ 150208 [transfire gm] Better if #bar is local to the scope of foo.
| 150214 [surrender_it] yes, but that would mean changing the semantic of def..end, from "define
| 150220 [transfire gm] 2 cents says it's already been done by someone living in Japan :-)
+ 150216 [mailinglists] Sorry for being very rude, but this one is the one of the most stupid and ugly idea
| + 150217 [jeff.darklig] If you want python syntax, use python
| | 150680 [daniel brock] Yeah, and if you want regular expressions, use Perl.
| | + 150684 [halostatue g] No one is suggesting to stop now. Layout-based syntax, however, is a
| | | + 150688 [jeff.darklig] I'm not saying there are NO features of python that are cool... I like
| | | | + 150697 [dblack wobbl] items.select {|item| item > 2 }.map {|item| item * 2 }
| | | | | + 150699 [mccarthyjame] I like ruby syntax, I havent used python  much so I cant compare but
| | | | | + 150750 [jeff.darklig] Yeah, I figured that out right after I had posted my message...
| | | | |   + 150786 [dfayram gmai] Not to pick a fight, but that's just fine by me. Python sacrifices
| | | | |   | 150791 [jeff.darklig] Understood, but at the same time, it's funny that you say Python has
| | | | |   + 150787 [dblack wobbl] I have reluctantly given up on "readable" as a useful adjective.  Like
| | | | |   + 151525 [bg-rubytalk ] I completely disagree.  "item for item in items if item"?  How is
| | | | |     151722 [lukfugl gmai] Naming computation/item/collection/condition the same and then
| | | | + 150860 [surrender_it] not that this is important, but I was'nt suggesting indentation based
| | | |   + 150865 [transfire gm] a = [1,2,3,4,5,6]
| | | |   + 150899 [lukfugl gmai] I'm a little confused then... how do you disambiguate implicit block
| | | |   | 150910 [surrender_it] the latter, if you wanted to write the former you should have been using
| | | |   | + 150912 [lukfugl gmai] Regarding ";": Each statement *does* have an explicit terminator. It's
| | | |   | + 151275 [meta pobox.c] Can you post some examples of situations where there is no ambiguity,
| | | |   |   151354 [surrender_it] method, a constant after a method etc)
| | | |   |   151385 [meta pobox.c] def bar
| | | |   |   + 151390 [Mail Jonas-H] shouldnt it puts "one" "three" "two"?
| | | |   |   | 151731 [meta pobox.c] No--the second definition of bar is only in scope within foo, so when
| | | |   |   | + 151734 [decoux moulo] Change the order to
| | | |   |   | + 151737 [surrender_it] actually, not, #bar just gets redefined overriding the former definition.
| | | |   |   |   152261 [meta pobox.c] Aha... so we go back to everything, even method definitions, being
| | | |   |   + 151420 [surrender_it] second interpretation is invalid and thus there is no ambiguity.
| | | |   + 150913 [daniel brock] What do you mean, "commenting may mess syntax"?
| | | |     + 150917 [lukfugl gmai] With that syntax, no. This would be a great place for multiple block
| | | |     + 150921 [surrender_it] well, if I write
| | | |       151003 [daniel brock] Uh, this is much less of a problem with indentation-based
| | | |       + 151010 [snail objmed] <daniel@brockman.se> writes
| | | |       + 151531 [bg-rubytalk ] Right, because you need to comment out both sides of the
| | | |         151550 [jos catnook.] Not necessarily. See above.
| | | + 150904 [snail objmed] <halostatue@gmail.com> writes
| | |   150915 [daniel brock] I cannot believe you haven't resolved this trivial problem
| | |   150985 [snail objmed] <daniel@brockman.se> writes
| | |   150994 [transfire gm] True, although with todays large hard drives, it's not paramount. It
| | + 151030 [res0i3sf ver] While I agree with your sentiment, I'd propose that Ruby didn't "steal"
| | + 151278 [meta pobox.c] Because Python has a special -t option just to help debug the problems
| |   151411 [daniel brock] -t   Issue a warning when a source file mixes tabs and
| + 150219 [surrender_it] the rudeness it's ok, but I disagree that it reduces readability.
|   150304 [thorin thesh] class Foo
|   154374 [logancapaldo] You don't need significant whitespace. What you do need is for nested
+ 150681 [transfire gm] class Foo

^ Re: Any interest in writing gui library on top of qtruby?
150209 [qerub home.s] I'm very much interested in this too. I know Ruby pretty well and I've toyed
150212 [reyn.vlietst] I'm using qt ruby myself.
+ 150230 [jpshack gmai] An excellent place to start would be helping to get QtRuby runnning
| 150255 [mailinglists] QT is quite expensive (US$ 6000 + US$ 2000 yearly mantainance) so
| 150263 [dave.m email] charset="iso-8859-1"
+ 150287 [qerub home.s] Yes, that's the real question. :-)

^ Re: European Ruby Conference, Euruko 05, Munich, October 15 and 16
150218 [armin approx] This year I got the feeling that the weather in Munich is always best.
150284 [george.mosch] I 'll try to be there :)

^ Add to ref section of Ruby Sidebar
150221 [transfire gm] Whomever is the maintainer of Ruby Sidebar, this would be a nice

^ ruby/swig/svn load error
150224 [belorion gma] I just finished installing the SVN binding for ruby using SWIG 1.3.24
150226 [kou cozmixng] In <a48d774d0507311630173e4da3@mail.gmail.com>
150228 [belorion gma] I think you forgot to attach the patch :).  Where would I find it
150231 [kou cozmixng] In <a48d774d05073118382d1ae81c@mail.gmail.com>
150232 [belorion gma] Thanks Kou, the patch fixed the compilation issues with 1.3.25.  Any
150277 [kou cozmixng] In <a48d774d050731194471308981@mail.gmail.com>

^ browsing gem docs
150225 [vjoel path.b] This little script generates a simple web page containing a table of
150229 [stoyan gmail] from your shell. By default it listen on port 8808 (try
150233 [vjoel path.b] Very nice, but why does it depend on a web server? It's just a static
150706 [chadfowler g] gem_server also allows you to serve gems (not just docs), so you can
150766 [vjoel path.b] AH, great! The remote gem source functionality is something I remember

^ [rake] excluding dirs with FileList
150227 [vjoel path.b] How can I construct a FileList that excludes dirs? Not a particular
150238 [ezra yakima-] charset=US-ASCII;
150259 [langstefan g] Sorry if this sounds like bad advertisement, but with Rant

^ openssl install problem
150235 [vjoel path.b] Hm, extconf.rb seemed happy in ext/openssl, but I got the following

^ ruby hacking guide
150236 [botp delmont] are there plans fr anyone in the ruby community to convert this book to
150240 [james_b neur] There has been discussion on ruby-core about that.
150248 [daniel themi] Do you know where I can find the original text?
150249 [dooby d10.ka] daz

^ Re: excluding dirs with FileList
150241 [w_a_x_man ya] list = []

^ Defining regexp's and variables set by them
150244 [drosihn gmai] Sometimes I get in a situation where I have a case statement
+ 150246 [dooby d10.ka] You can prevent the grouped expression from creating a
| 150323 [drosihn gmai] Ah.  That's one of those things which didn't sink in when I
+ 150252 [vikkous gmai] Why? I don't think you have to do this to avoid recompiling each time.
| + 150258 [kero chello.] or
| + 150328 [drosihn gmai] A few of the regexp's are based on global options, which is
|   150462 [vikkous gmai] This is what the /o regexp option is for; it forces the regexp to be
|   150509 [drosihn gmai] That is what I expected.  So I'm back to wishing to have one
|   150754 [bob.news gmx] Performance does not differ much between a regexp in place and a regexp
|   + 150762 [bob.news gmx] robert
|   + 151247 [drosihn gmai] Ah, okay.  I guess I was reading too much into the word "compiled",
+ 150330 [drosihn gmai] I thought about this some more after going home and getting
  150437 [ruby.brian g] bschroed@black:~/svn/projekte/ruby-things$ cat regexp_data.rb

^ Populate <select> in .rhtml
150245 [dlehman gmai] My "teams" table has about 15 fields for each team record. However, I
150256 [foolfodder g] options = []
150257 [dooby d10.ka] options = @teams.map { |team| [team.name, team.id] } # even shorter version
150262 [foolfodder g] That's nice, means you can do
150411 [jasonecartwr] Aren't closures just grand? Check out this blog from Martin Fowler on

^ unitirb
150250 [vikkous gmai] that other people might find it useful. It's a hacky little

^ Stats comp.lang.ruby (last 7 days)
150251 [bsd.SANSPAM ] Stats comp.lang.ruby (last 7 days)
150261 [pit capitain] I'm not buying those numbers. How do you determine the first time posters?
150269 [bsd.SANSPAM ] 1. Normally all these who have never posted in the newsgroup in question
150442 [pit capitain] Thanks for the infos.

^ lowering ruby's reach
150253 [jeffm ghostg] Being intentionally vague here so as not to ask a leading question. Has
150254 [vikkous gmai] You look at zenspider's stuff yet?
150352 [jeffm ghostg] I've been watching this and yarv with interest. I've tried yarv, but
+ 150355 [gene.tani gm] Jim Gosling and Guide van Rossum's interviews on Artima had lots of
| 150359 [jeffm ghostg] Can't remember if I've seen this before or not. A couple of comments,
| 150373 [igouy yahoo.] -snip-
+ 150412 [dave burt.id] That doesn't sound like Ruby2C. From http://rubyforge.org/projects/ruby2c/ -
  150510 [jeffm ghostg] whoops, got a little confused there. I was actually thinking of the
  150650 [jeffm ghostg] To finish up this thread I've added an entry to ruby garden

^ [question] Verilog RTL parser in Ruby?
150260 [kevin.jackso] We're about to start a project and we need to be able to parse RTL
+ 150278 [eric_mahurin] verilog-2005 parser using antlr/java about a year ago (never
| + 150321 [ptkwt aracne] I see a file that is downloadable (syntax.rb) on the RAA link,  but
| | 150329 [eric_mahurin] within the next few weeks.
| + 150422 [tsuraan gmai] I'm wondering, what did you use this for?  I've been looking for free
|   150463 [ptkwt aracne] Certainly and this is by design.  Xilinx and Altera are very secretive,
|   150477 [tsuraan gmai] That's cool to know.  I'll have a look that those projects.
+ 150303 [ptkwt aracne] I've been wondering about wrapping the Icarus Verilog parser (I believe
  150319 [jim freeze.o] I have considered putting one of those together, but am
  150332 [ptkwt aracne] Yup.  I've seen'em too.

^ Redefining Regexp#===
150265 [pit capitain] class Regexp
+ 150270 [dooby d10.ka] class Regexp
| 150288 [dooby d10.ka] Sorry folks.  I fooled myself with a plausible-looking test  :-(
| 150292 [ mfp acm.org] batsman@tux-chan:/tmp$ cat wrapre.rb
| + 150293 [ mfp acm.org] I forgot to add that you can probably rewrite Regexp.last_match (using
| + 150379 [dooby d10.ka] Many thanks Mauricio.
+ 150294 [vikkous gmai] I have discovered that $1 and the like and Regexp.last_match behave
  150448 [pit capitain] Thank you and Mauricio for your answers.

^ Re: Ruby in embedded applications
150274 [stephen.hill] Dan,
+ 150279 [stephen.hill] I'm on the wrong sid eof Motorola - I do networks not phones :-( But
+ 150337 [daniel.amela] My guess is wherever you don't need tight timing windows :)

^ [QUIZ] a very late SOLUTION
150276 [simon.kroege] I know I'm too late, but reading through the past quizes, I came across

^ Module Include Stress Test
150280 [transfire gm] Was curious about how fast method lookup was in Ruby under various

^ (OT): Language design
150281 [d454d web.de] I stumbled on this essay about language design and found it quite
150326 [nohmad gmail] See http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?Rite
150389 [d454d web.de] Thanks!

^ Gagnez de l'argent sur le net
150285 [george_leroi] <HTML>

^ Rubyists in Glasgow
150286 [matt technor] I'm leaving for Glasgow, Scotland tomorrow morning to attend the World

^ Downers_grove_IL.rb ?
150290 [Peter.Fitzgi] charset="us-ascii"
150347 [ng johnwlong] The Chicago Area Ruby Group meets regularly on the 3rd Monday of every

^ RegExp question: look-behinds?
150291 [davsims gmai] Is there any way to express a non-consuming look-behind in a Ruby
150295 [wonado donne] Wolfgang Nasi-Donner

^ array in array, like include?
150296 [bprater gmai] Is there a function to checking to see if the elements of one array
+ 150298 [vjoel path.b] require 'set'
+ 150299 [code joechen] (a & b).length == b.length
| + 150301 [vjoel path.b] (a&[1,4,4]).length == [1,4,4].length
| + 150322 [acharlieblue] That should be
|   150324 [acharlieblue] Immediately realized that I completely misread the requirements. Sorry
+ 150325 [pete petta-t] The to_set solution is probably better, but you could do something like
| 150331 [acharlieblue] to_set.subset? another.to_set
+ 150333 [ruby-talk wh] Elsewhere...
  150343 [dave.burt gm] a = [1,2,3,4,5]

^ Equivalent ruby for this perl?
150302 [ezra yakima-] Hey there list-
+ 150308 [zoso foton.e] Esteban Manchado Velquez <zoso@foton.es> - http://www.foton.es
+ 150313 [ruby-talk le] IO.popen("#{COCOA_DIALOG} progressbar",'w') do |pbar|

^ (mis)?use of method_missing
150305 [foolfodder g] I've added a method_missing method to a Day class so that
+ 150306 [Daniel.Berge] require "date"
+ 150307 [jamis 37sign] Another option, add the "days_from_now" method to Numeric, so you can
  150377 [foolfodder g] Thanks Daniel, that should simplify some of my code.
  150407 [khaines enig] This sort of thing is very useful.
  150413 [kero chello.] I don't. What does an Integer have to know about times and dates?
  150424 [khaines enig] This is why I use it as an extension in specific cases.  :)  For me, sometimes
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