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ORM's that support legacy Sql Server Databases
153001 [brian.takita] Are there any any ORM frameworks out there that support legacy Sql
153003 [khaines@en g] Is there a DBI driver for SQL Server that works?  If so, Kansas should work.
+ 153035 [mohit.muthan] Try dbd_odbc. It works with unixODBC too, so you get the added benefit
+ 153065 [brian.takita] Unfortunately, DBI's ADO driver does not support the columns method.
  + 153352 [khaines@en g] Hmmm.  It looks like the dbd_ado driver is about as barebones as is possible.
  + 153361 [corey.ssf.la] That, or just have another method that hits INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS

Drb hangs with 64-bit Ruby
153006 [steven@lu os] 64-bit Ruby on Solaris seems to have a problem that causes Drb to

[ANN] Rio 0.3.3
153007 [rio4ruby@ru ] For your perusal -- Rio 0.3.3
153011 [se@di it le ] This is great. Thanks for this incredibly useful lib.
153017 [ezra@ya im -] This is a _very_ nice library. Great docs too. I will use this heavily.
153018 [jimfreeze@gm] Yes, very nice. When rio copies directories, how does it handle

[ANN] gmailer-0.0.2
153021 [phasis@bc in] GMailer is a class for interface to Google's webmail service.
153370 [james_b@ne r] Very, very nice.

Convertying an HTMLTree::Document into HTML
153028 [olczyk2002@y] Can anyone tell me how to convert an HTMLTree::Document into a string

Options for working with PostgreSQL?...
153030 [fab002@po ox] I'm going to be working on a Ruby project that needs to access
153031 [mohit.muthan] Fab,
153034 [george.mosch] Allow me to add that the latest version of Og can also 'reverse

object pattern matching
153047 [Ara.T.Howard] i've been toying with an idea lately and thinking about how one would crawl an
153048 [james_b@ne r] Isn't there a Ruby project that allows one to run regexen over object
153049 [Ara.T.Howard] dunno...  i seem to recall something too but searching the raa didn't bring up
153052 [james_b@ne r] I was selling some folks on Ruby recently, and mentioned this project,
153059 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Reg is a library for pattern matching in ruby data structures. Reg
+ 153061 [james_b@ne r] Yes!  Thanks.
+ 153062 [Ara.T.Howard] thanks phil!  downloading now...
  153064 [eric_mahurin] From my communications with Caleb, I believe he'll be changing
  153072 [ptkwt@ar cn ] We eagerly await the release of Grammar.

Ruby beginner question
153053 [alucard001@g] I am very new to Ruby and currently install Ruby 1.82.15
+ 153054 [spamoff.danx] New to ruby too, but it looks like you're calling + on "super" and on a
| 153058 [the.mindstor] #: chris changed the world a bit at a time by saying on  8/20/2005 7:51 PM :#
| 153060 [the.mindstor] #: Alexandru Popescu changed the world a bit at a time by saying on  8/20/2005 8:09 PM :#
| 153193 [alucard001@g] thanks all your reply.  It works using the following code.  Thanks
+ 153055 [joshua@re er] Omit the "puts": you want to return the string, not print it!
+ 153056 [derek@de ek ] This to_s should RETURN a string, not print one.
+ 153057 [Ara.T.Howard] super doesn't return a string - you've got

Still looking for a Ruby MUD client
153067 [sy1234@gm il] I'm still looking for a Ruby-scriptable Telnet/MUD client.  Does
153069 [james@gr yp ] You could make one and make at least one person happy, it seems.  ;)
153089 [sy1234@gm il] I seriously thought of that.  Then I realised how dismayed I was when
+ 153135 [martindemell] Drop by #ruby-lang sometime and ping eumario - he's in the process of
+ 154170 [dave@bu t. d] I think a MUD is a good newbie project. I would recommend starting writing
  + 154185 [ruby-talk@le] I've done this a few times, in multiple languages. Highly recommended.
  | 154196 [lyndon.samso] ...
  | 154209 [jlsysinc@al ] I've been screwing around...
  | 154260 [james@gr yp ] and
  + 154195 [sy1234@gm il] A MUD would be a horrifically complex and lengthy project, which I
    + 154199 [james@gr yp ] Just little ole me working alone.  Yes it took me quite some time and
    + 154200 [james@gr yp ] FaerieMUD is an interesting Ruby MUD project.  I've sat in on a
    + 154208 [jlsysinc@al ] Nah, here's a complete mud in a mere 15 lines of ruby thats loaded with
      + 154216 [dave@bu t. d] I believe that's a bug - "=" should be "==" :)
      | + 154219 [reyn.vlietst] ...
      | | + 154246 [sy1234@gm il] I look for months for a ruby mud client or at least something that can
      | | | + 154258 [james@gr yp ] If we can write a Ruby MUD in 15 lines, surely we can do the same for
      | | | | + 154270 [dave@bu t. d] Sounds like a great Ruby Quiz idea to me. Then we'd have half a dozen Ruby
      | | | | | + 154271 [james@gr yp ] You talked me into it.  We'll try it out this Friday.
      | | | | | + 154274 [matt@te hn r] Great.  MUD wrestling and MUD slinging on the Ruby list.
      | | | | + 154293 [sy1234@gm il] I wouldn't presume to consider my newbie self able to do what others
      | | | |   + 154295 [james@gr yp ] No, what that means is that it's the one sure way to get what you
      | | | |   | 154302 [sy1234@gm il] I'm more afraid of shocking and appauling myself.  ;)
      | | | |   | 154418 [dave.burt@gm] You can do it! And even if you can't, someone can help you, and you'll
      | | | |   | 154444 [sy1234@gm il] I haven't the time to embark upon such a thing, which is why I wanted
      | | | |   | 154477 [dave@bu t. d] Yes.
      | | | |   | 154481 [james@gr yp ] One minor correction.  24 should be 48.
      | | | |   + 154514 [agemoagemo@y] The main reason that I, at least, am using net/telnet
      | | | |     154535 [sy1234@gm il] Does this mean that a "mud-telnet library" ought to be made, to help
      | | | |     + 154541 [ruby-talk@le] Very little is used in most muds. Some will use TelnetGA (those with
      | | | |     | 154579 [agemoagemo@y] Still, if you don't do something to filter them out
      | | | |     | + 154593 [dave@bu t. d] socket.read will do that.
      | | | |     | | 154632 [taria@th -a ] Are you sure about this?
      | | | |     | + 154615 [sy1234@gm il] You're describing the beginnings of a new telnet/mudding protocol?
      | | | |     |   154684 [taria@th -a ] Not necessarily a new one, but for an arrangement like this to
      | | | |     |   + 154687 [lukfugl@gm i] A solution, similar to that employed by ncurses and many other UI
      | | | |     |   | 154694 [taria@th -a ] Seems reasonable, but I do wonder how efficient the process would be.
      | | | |     |   | 154695 [lukfugl@gm i] Hence my disclaimer. :) I'm just demonstrating that it's possible,
      | | | |     |   | 154717 [taria@th -a ] It'd be something interesting to see at any rate, even if it weren't
      | | | |     |   | 154752 [lukfugl@gm i] Well, you'd have one bit region for color. Colors are mutually
      | | | |     |   + 154696 [sy1234@gm il] I can have the scripting notice if I was afk or sleeping or whatever,
      | | | |     |     + 154703 [ruby-talk@le] This is getting to be a long conversation that's diverging from Ruby and
      | | | |     |     | 154716 [taria@th -a ] *shrug* I'm not sure. I know I'm still looking at all of this with the intent
      | | | |     |     + 154720 [taria@th -a ] Oh, I see. Not something I would want to do, but I can see how it would
      | | | |     + 154851 [joshua@re er] ...
      | | | |       154859 [sy1234@gm il] Wait a second.. does this mean that I could also have a shell and have
      | | | |       154863 [joshua@re er] In essence, yes.  And your scripts could do things like open other
      | | | + 154259 [jlsysinc@al ] Well a ruby mud client might be 2 or 3 lines of code considering there's a
      | | + 154255 [jlsysinc@al ] Very nice.  I see you settled for BaseObject and I Obj.  In another version
      | + 154254 [jlsysinc@al ] Indeed it is!  Thank you.
      + 154262 [david@va ln ] My brain just melted and started dripping out of my ears. Now I have to

Differerence between Test::Unit::TestCase and RUNIT::TestCase
153068 [scott.walter] I have been writing units test via Test::Unit::TestCase, however while
153070 [cyclists@nc ] framework. No doubt references to the older facility are still around.

Re: gmailer-0.0.2
153071 [konstantin.l] Your library keeps getting cooler, the send() thing is especially

Re: [Rails] Railers in Bay Area?
153074 [pat.eyler@gm] When posting things like this, it might do to cast a slightly wider net.
153079 [jennyw@da ge] Hmm, so there actually is a Bay Area Ruby group? I was searching for one
153082 [jos@ca no k.] Check out http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ba-rb/

include and extend Module - Ruby Way
153078 [the.mindstor] [quote page=38]
+ 153091 [paul__mcardl] It is a Class method so you'd go
+ 153096 [acharlieblue] Class methods are members of the class, not of instances of the class.
  153099 [the.mindstor] #: Charles Steinman changed the world a bit at a time by saying on  8/21/2005 9:51 AM :#
  153126 [gavin@re in ] Sorry, I don't know Java (any more). Are you describing a global
  153134 [the.mindstor] #: Gavin Kistner changed the world a bit at a time by saying on  8/21/2005 4:36 PM :#
  153150 [gavin@re in ] I don't know of a built-in mechanism to do this in Ruby, other than
  + 153153 [the.mindstor] #: Gavin Kistner changed the world a bit at a time by saying on  8/21/2005 7:29 PM :#
  + 153154 [dblack@wo bl] class C
    153180 [twifkak@co c] class Object

A regex problem
153094 [GGarramuno@a] I am usually pretty good at regexes but this one has me stumped.
+ 153095 [ruby@th rs e] Just by looking at it, this only seems to not-find 'Mrs..'.
| 153128 [gavin@re in ] A negative look-behind would be the perfect, simple approach to this
| + 153143 [bob.news@gm ] I'd probably use something like /(\w+)\./ and do a programmatic check (or
| + 153152 [ruby@th rs e] Sorry if I added to the confusion, I'm pretty new to Ruby and wasn't
+ 153098 [w_a_x_man@ya] a = [
  153100 [w_a_x_man@ya] This would be a lot easier if Ruby had look-behind.

www.ruby.net
153101 [daniel.schie] I don't know if this has been discussed before (didn't find any messages
+ 153102 [prakash.diby] Not a bad idea.Normal psychology to use direct names for the
+ 153103 [destiney@gm ] I'm for that.  I would gladly help with documentation work.
| 153105 [prakash.diby] Even i m ready to help in the documentation.I propose ruby.org be used
| + 153107 [daniel.schie] The problem with ruby.org is that it's being used as an e-mail domain -
| + 153172 [james_b@ne r] Are you subscribed to the ruby-doc mailing list?
+ 153108 [matz@ru y- a] I have mailed the owner of ruby.net about two years ago, and got no
| + 153145 [daniel.schie] I'm not sure I'll get a response from him either, but I think it's worth
| + 153161 [xeno@es im .] The problem with this is that gem dealers and the like are pretty money
|   153186 [l.d.u.n.c.a.] just checked and ruby.jp has been bought already.
+ 153110 [nobu.nokada@] Nobody in Belarus? ;)
  + 153111 [anatol.pomoz] I am from belarus. It is great idea :)
  + 153112 [daniel.schie] While it definately sounds cool, I think people are most comfortable
  | 153113 [paul@lu n. e] Indeed.
  | + 153114 [dblack@wo bl] I assume the idea is to turn it over to Matz and the ruby-lang.org
  | | + 153117 [daniel.schie] Absolutely. But maybe we could use the opportunity (if we actually *do*
  | | | 153118 [blackwaterde] Getting something like ruby.net is probably not going to be cheap,
  | | | 153119 [daniel.schie] Of course, but if we all donate a few bucks we could make it happen. It
  | | + 153121 [james_b@ne r] That would be my understanding.
  | | + 153139 [destiney@gm ] Not that my opinion means much, but something new is what I was hoping
  | |   + 153141 [dblack@wo bl] What matters to me is courtesy and deference to Matz, who has already
  | |   + 153174 [james_b@ne r] Have you subscribed to the ruby-doc list?  Offered assistance there?
  | |     + 153175 [james@gr yp ] Are suggestions welcome here, or only on the Ruby Doc mailing list?
  | |     | 153176 [james_b@ne r] Probably better on the ruby-doc list, though having to subscribe can be
  | |     + 153377 [destiney@gm ] Yes.
  | |       153379 [james_b@ne r] Thank you very much! All assistance is greatly appreciated.
  | |       153412 [onceuponapri] ...
  | |       153447 [jeff.darklig] I like it. It's quite similar to my personal "scriptedworld.com" domain...
  | |       154245 [g_ogata@op u] I'd just like to point out that chunky-bacon.com is still available.
  | + 153116 [daniel.schie] ruby.net is already owned by an individual (probably a domain
  |   153125 [mailinglists] This will be expensive (surely in the > US$ 100.000 range)!!!
  |   + 153127 [daniel.schie] You're most likely right, but I'm still going to ask the guy. We might
  |   | 153130 [gavin@re in ] For the US speakers, I think Lothar meant US$100,000 aka 10 ** 5.
  |   | 153155 [dave.m@em il] If ruby would be a trade mark it was simple: call a lawyer and
  |   | 153159 [onceuponapri] ...
  |   + 153131 [tokikenshi@g] How about establishing a foundation of some sort, dealing with
  |     + 153136 [cyclists@nc ] Check out www.rubycentral.org.
  |     + 153138 [dblack@wo bl] Ruby Central, Inc. (http://www.rubycentral.org) is such a foundation.
  |     | 153171 [tokikenshi@g] Ah, I guess I was too busy hacking away that I didn't notice... :-)
  |     + 153144 [zdennis@mk e] Ruby Central, Inc?
  |     + 153173 [james_b@ne r] We could call it RubyCentral.org!
  + 153120 [dave.m@em il] Great!!!
  | 153124 [prakash.diby] the development and maintenance,ruby-lang.org people are best to
  + 153187 [l.d.u.n.c.a.] there's nothing wrong with having a few domains all point to the same space
    153192 [james_b@ne r] So what?  I suspect most people learn about Ruby from assorted online

[ANN] BoilerPlate 0.2.0 -- easy data-centric applications on Rails
153129 [michael@sc u] I'm pleased to announce a new release of BoilerPlate, a framework on top
153181 [botp@de mo t] #I'm pleased to announce a new release of BoilerPlate, a

Re: Sodoku Solver (#43)
153132 [horndude77@g] I figured that participating in the ruby quiz would be a good way to
153137 [james@gr yp ] I always ask that people wait 48 hours from the time on the quiz
153162 [horndude77@g] Ok, I've seen a couple other solutions posted. Here is my code. I threw
153167 [james@gr yp ] Then you'll want to look at the standard "set" library.  That will

ERb bug in comment handling?
153146 [r.mark.volkm] I had the following in a .rhtml file that I was using for a Rails view.
+ 153149 [dotnetguy@gm] This looks like the correct behavior to me. The HTML comment should
| 153165 [mailinglists] It doesn't even know that it is HTML surrounding the ruby code,
+ 153151 [gavin@re in ] ERB doesn't know anything about HTML, nor should it. I frequently
  153156 [james@gr yp ] Right.  Erb is a general purpose templating system.  Even Rails uses

Diffing/Merging Hierarchical Trees
153147 [gavin@re in ] Imagine an XML file (with no Text nodes) where every node has a
153205 [dietrich.muc] Maybe xmlunit (http://xmlunit.sourceforge.net/, written in Java) could

A question about name reflection
153148 [evansbj@te u] ...
153218 [cyclists@nc ] Try rb_frame_last_func(). I use
153334 [evansbj@te u] Thank very much Mr Hunter, perfect answer.

newbie: Paginating arrays(collection of image filenames) and showing progress of zipping
153157 [gnanavel.s@g] 1.I have an array of fileNames of images in the controller and I want to
153160 [levin@gr nd ] module Enumerable
+ 153163 [gene.tani@gm] enumerator module in std. lib has  #each_slice (and #each_cons) methods
+ 153197 [gnan@fr c. o] thanks for the response, can this be combined with Ajax pagination helper?

regex multiline weirdness
153170 [derek@de ek ] This one's got me stumped.
153177 [mailing-list] The thing is that $ matches an end-of-line, so the non-greedy * stops
153178 [dblack@wo bl] You don't need /m here.  /m has the effect of adding \n to . (the
153209 [derek@de ek ] Thanks David and Nikolai, the \Z works as advertized :) I just have

Ruby docs (Re: www.ruby.net)
153179 [dave@bu t. d] Happy rubying,

Re: Nothing is better than a ham sandwich
153182 [julian@co et] Hehe It's quite useful to know our language well, isn't it?
153189 [twifkak@co c] There is no thing that is better than eternal happiness.

Ruby beginner question 2
153194 [alucard001@g] I'm using ruby 1.82.  This is the code copy from www.ruby-lang.org,
153196 [jeff.darklig] ...
153203 [bob.news@gm ] #-------------------------------------------------------------------------
153210 [balcersk@ws ] Sometimes, during the proces of teaching it is not a good idea
153214 [chrisgame@ex] Especially as the OP was on p30 of the book, and 'Struct' hasn't

Euruko 05: T-Shirts
153199 [    s@xs .d ] Dear all,
+ 153212 [pedroarnal@g] Will it have english as main language?
| 153213 [mneumann@nt ] Exactly! ... ze same procedure as every year :)
+ 153310 [rob.02004@gm] At Euruko 2005, will we have a wifi network and an internet
  153325 [james_b@ne r] Last year I stayed at the Park Inn Frankfurter Ring

ruby, rails, maxdb
153200 [kristian@zi ] being about to take a deep dive into ruby/rails (wanted to do this quite
153403 [david.heinem] There's no generic ODBC driver for Active Record because databases

Problem with RubyGems
153201 [alexandru.ne] I have a problem with RubyGems. It doesn't matter what I try to install
153204 [anatol.pomoz] I have absolutely the same problem (on WinXP). Gem process freezes and
+ 153206 [anatol.pomoz] Sorry I have misunderstood you a little.
| 153207 [alexandru.ne] No, I think it is the same problem.
| 153208 [the.mindstor] #: Alex Nedelcu changed the world a bit at a time by saying on  8/22/2005 11:41 AM :#
+ 153211 [mailinglists] Sorry 0.8.10 was absolute crap. An index update could download upto 80 MB from a
  153216 [alexandru.ne] Thank you but that wasn't it.
  153509 [amitraok@gm ] Alex,
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