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^ Thanks and more regex q's
1598 [wknaka pobox] Ah, I guess I'm just used to handling things like EUC characters
1616 [gotoken math] jcode.rb makes String `Japanese character string' rather than `byte
1617 [gotoken math] The last line should be

^ Ruby/Tk problems.
1602 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc; cc to ruby-talk ML))

^ Re: comp.lang.drainpipe
1604 [schneiker ju] ((news.groups, comp.lang.misc; cc to ruby-talk ML))

^ Ruby/GTK
1606 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc; cc to ruby-talk ML))
+ 1610 [imain gtk.or] Dunno about AIX, but works well under FreeBSD and OpenBSD (which is a.out).
+ 1713 [CQN02273 nif] Ruby/Gtk worked under Windows 95 when Gtk for Win was ver 1.2.
  1720 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-lang ML))

^ Re: mutator methods
1609 [schneiker ju] having
1612 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article

^ Re: rubyapi2
1613 [igarashi ued] Sorry for later reply.
1614 [igarashi ued] Sorry for later reply.
1615 [igarashi ued] Sorry for later reply.

^ thread-local $-prefixed variable
1618 [gotoken math] I don't know the complete list of thread-local $-prefixed variables.
+ 1619 [matz netlab.] $!, $@, $?, $_, $~, $SAFE, __FILE__, __LINE__
+ 1620 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article

^ New Ruby projects
1628 [Andy Toolshe] (Posted to comp.lang.misc)
+ 1630 [greentea fa2] New maintainer of interfaces to GD, InterBase, and PostgreSQL are
| 1641 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| 1642 [gnhurst hurs] Great idea!
| 1644 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
| 1647 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-lang ML))
| + 1648 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| | 1649 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
| | 1651 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
| | 1652 [matz netlab.] Hmm, I thought wxWindows is on top of other toolkits to provide common
| | + 1654 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
| | | 1655 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
| | + 1660 [clemens.hint] I have thought wxWindows is a class framework on top of GTK (under
| |   1668 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| |   1670 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
| |   1671 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
| |   1679 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| |   + 1680 [schneiker ju] ((comp.misc.lang + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| |   | 1681 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| |   + 1692 [clemens.hint] Hah! Gotcha you! :-)))
| |   | 1699 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| |   | 1702 [c.hintze gmx] I didn't know. I was not following that URL. Sorry for that! I must
| |   | 1710 [gnhurst hurs] Hmm, now that I took a look at FLTK, I wonder if that might actually
| |   + 1712 [imain gtk.or] I just want to say one quick thing on this subject.. you'll notice that you
| |     1718 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
| |     1733 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-lang ML))
| + 1659 [clemens.hint] Nononono!!! Please not!
+ 1685 [hgs dmu.ac.u] ruby-pvm?

^ RFD: comp.lang.ruby (repost)
1645 [schneiker ju] have missed the original. This RFD was originally posted by the moderator of

^ instruby.rb
1646 [hgs dmu.ac.u] I have recently obtained ruby-1.4.3 and gmake check suggests it has built

^ Re: ruby: interested in newsgroup
1650 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))

^ Patch for weakref.rb
1653 [Dave thomase] This is pretty trivial, but...
1657 [matz netlab.] Thank you!

^ GC control and thread safety
1656 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article

^ Ruby: GC control and thread safety
1658 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
1661 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article

^ Where do I find an interactive Ruby for WIN & Linux ?
1662 [thucdat hotm] I am a Perl, Tcl & Python veteran.
+ 1663 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
+ 1664 [crouton duel] Interactive one already exists in the official dists.  Just get any
+ 1665 [hgs dmu.ac.u] In the 1.4.3 distribution, and earlier I think, there is a
  1666 [thucdat hotm] Wow, thanks. Response to my question comes right after I've just hit
  1667 [Dave thomase] irb has to be installed. There are instructions in the FAQ. it goes

^ Possible problem with ext/socket in 1.5.2
1669 [Dave thomase] p TCPsocket.getaddress('localhost')
1673 [itojun itoju] yikes, From: filter...
+ 1674 [matz netlab.] I think he is using Linux box.  The output from extconf.rb would help.
| 1676 [Dave thomase] checking for t_open() in -lnsl... no
+ 1675 [Dave thomase] It's a Suse 6.2 distribution.
  1677 [itojun itoju] Linux with glibc 2.1 or higher has IPv6 ready library in it.
  1678 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article

^ Re: Ruby 1.4 stable manual bug?
1672 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
1683 [hgs dmu.ac.u] I have looked at the docs for "embed_doc" in syntax.html.  May I suggest
1705 [toshirok yb3] I've written a document of RD format, here.
1708 [hgs dmu.ac.u] This looks interesting.  I will put comments at the end.
1709 [toshirok yb3] Thanks.

^ Ruby Success Story
1682 [thucdat hotm] 1. Only a few people use Perl,
1684 [clemens.hint] Ruby Success Story
1714 [CQN02273 nif] You can download the interface for Informix.

^ gethostbyname?
1686 [hgs dmu.ac.u] gethostbyname seems to be a method of IPSocket and Socket only.
1687 [Dave thomase] There's TCPSocket.gethostbyname() and TCPSocket.getaddress().
1688 [hgs dmu.ac.u] atlanta hgs 291 %> ./!$
1689 [decoux moulo] Try with
1690 [hgs dmu.ac.u] That works, but I need the other methods to work because I
1691 [decoux moulo] I've not understood, sorry. Your example don't work just because there is
1693 [hgs dmu.ac.u] Oh!  Thank you. :-)  I must remember to put '' around my #{...} !!

^ Conventions for our Ruby book
1694 [Dave thomase] In the reference section of our Ruby book, we show the signatures of
+ 1695 [greentea fa2] Using '#' is very popular in Java community. I think no need for
+ 1696 [hiwada kuee.] I think it's a good approach.  However, "String.downcase" (to refer
+ 1697 [gotoken math] Dir.new( aString ) #=> #<Dir:object_id>
+ 1698 [nakahiro sar] How can I read comp.lang.misc via Web? Do 'deja' or so help me?
  1701 [c.hintze gmx] Yes! But with a certain delay of some hours sometimes!
  + 1704 [matz netlab.] Using `::' for class methods are OK, I even recommend it.  But aren't
  | 1707 [clemens.hint] I think, we would not have to differentiate class from instance
  + 1706 [nakahiro sar] I found to see 'comp.lang.misc' and many Ruby related articles...

^ database / taint
1700 [decoux moulo] Another stupid question :-)
1703 [matz netlab.] The difference are the consciousness of the author (at the time of

^ [Ruby] net/http requires an explicit call to Protocol#start
1711 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
1726 [aamine dp.u-] I have not think such usage.

^ Install postgresql support
1715 [amal piksi.i] I am trying to install Postgres support for Ruby but failed.
+ 1716 [yashi yashi.] i just installed new version of postgres module.
+ 1717 [matz netlab.] I think you have to tell extconf.rb where to find the include files
  1734 [amal piksi.i] % e.g.
  1736 [matz netlab.] Pathes should be adopted to your configuration.  For more help, could
  1737 [amal piksi.i] % Pathes should be adopted to your configuration.  For more help, could
  1745 [matz netlab.] Hmm, could put -d to invoke Ruby?

^ Ruby GUIs
1719 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-lang ML))
1751 [clemens.hint] Ruby GUIs

^ Ruby IDE (like Python's IDLE)
1721 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-talk ML))
1722 [yashi yashi.] well I don't have _lots_ of experience in Ruby world but...
1735 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-lang ML))
1739 [yashi yashi.] I think that's what Eider is tring to do.

^ strptime
1724 [quinn envy.u] Would it be possible for the built-in Time class to include strptime?  After
1725 [Dave thomase] I've just been through a couple of days of staring at tis stuff so I

^ Re: [Ruby] static buffers
1727 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
+ 1728 [c.hintze gmx] I like that syntax, but didn't that get confused with method calling?
| 1730 [Dave thomase] Yup - that's a problem all right.
+ 1740 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
  + 1741 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
  + 1747 [hiwada kuee.] rescue FriendlyException, ... into friendly
    1748 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article

^ using eRuby from inside Ruby
1729 [neumann s-di] Is it possible to use eRuby from Ruby without executing it, only through a method-call.
1731 [m_seki mva.b] ERb is an implementation of eRuby (embedded ruby).

^ Re: [Ruby] United Ruby Users (was: static buffers)
1732 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-lang ML))
1742 [matz netlab.] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article

^ comp.lang.ruby RFD: withdraw or proceed?
1738 [schneiker ju] ((comp.lang.misc + cc: ruby-lang ML))
1743 [thucdat hotm] Q1: How many votes are there currently?
+ 1744 [schneiker ju] Good question, but I don't really have any good idea. That's one reason for
+ 1746 [matz netlab.] Most of Japanese can read English articles (although not good in
  + 1750 [wiggly wiggl] Do a pre-emptive CFV on the mailing list/through c.l.misc and see what
  | 1771 [schneiker ju] the
  + 1772 [schneiker ju] That is very good news.

^ Perl => Ruby
1752 [thucdat hotm] while (<>) { eval; print $@; }
1753 [Dave thomase] while gets
1754 [thucdat hotm] <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
1755 [Dave thomase] Then I'd suggest sample/eval.rb
1757 [thucdat hotm] That's it!
1758 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
1761 [thucdat hotm] It does not give me the 'ruby>' prompt any more, but returns immediately to
1762 [Dave thomase] Try ruby -r sample\eval.rb -e0

^ eRuby - ERb
1756 [neumann s-di] I've tried to use ERb (tiny eRuby) from within eRuby but the result was that I

^ idiom for timeout?
1759 [hgs dmu.ac.u] Is there a correct Ruby idiom for timing out an operation?  There seems
1760 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
1775 [hgs dmu.ac.u] Thank you.  I will have to explore the libraries more thoroughly.

^ libwww wrapper
1763 [mengx nielse] I noticed that Ruby CVS included some http related modules.
1774 [matz netlab.] Anybody volunteer?  I'm grad to help.

^ Expect for Ruby
1764 [thucdat hotm] The Tcl seems to set examples in some extensions, the Tk is adopted by Perl
1767 [matz netlab.] I don't know expect well enough, but this class from my personal

^ Object initialize bug?
1765 [Dave thomase] require 'net/ftp'
1768 [matz netlab.] It was a bug in net/ftp, fixed in the very latest checkin, I think.
1769 [Dave thomase] Yup - that fixed it.

^ Bug in latest net/http
1766 [Dave thomase] The fix to differentiate user headers in the latest lib/htp means that
1781 [aamine dp.u-] Yes, you are right.

^ $stdin and DATA
1770 [Dave thomase] Was was trying to test a program that would normally read using
1773 [matz netlab.] It's caused by the internal buffer of stdin.  I changed $stdin switch

^ control characters and sub()
1776 [decoux moulo] the notation \cX don't work when used in sub() with //, it's normal ?
1779 [matz netlab.] Oops, \cX notation was not supported by regexp.  Fixed in next commit.

^ Ruby on Win/NT
1777 [thucdat hotm] I have the same responses with Ruby on Win/NT like I had with
1778 [matz netlab.] Unless you have proper date.exe on your machine.

^ Ruby <-> Oracle
1780 [thucdat hotm] I am learning Ruby on Win/NT.

^ Platform independend part of Ruby installation?
1782 [clemens.hint] (mailed + posted)
1803 [matz netlab.] I haven't used exec-prefix ever.  The configure does not handle it

^ Slight incompatibility with new Symbol class
1783 [Dave thomase] Symbol#id2name puts a colon in front of the return value, whereas
+ 1784 [Dave thomase] I just discovered it breaks date2.rb as well.
+ 1785 [matz netlab.] Thank you.  I fixed it. I commit it now.

^ Is this a bug?
1786 [clemens.hint] (mailed & posted)
+ 1787 [decoux moulo] Same for chomp, chop
| 1789 [clemens.hint] I would not use it. IMO it is wrong. It should be fixed. If you use
+ 1797 [matz netlab.] mailed only.

^ size of Dir stream
1788 [j.b.huijsman] I've been trying to make a procedure to remove a directory tree. I found
+ 1791 [Dave thomase] The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
+ 1792 [decoux moulo] Yes, this is changed in 1.5 (see enum.c)

^ [ruby-1.5.3] path_check_1
1790 [decoux moulo] I don't understand these lines in file.c
1799 [matz netlab.] This is a genuine bug.  Here's the patch.

^ Rough A-Z index of Ruby Docs
1793 [hgs dmu.ac.u] I have created an A-Z index of all the stuff that I could find in the Ruby
1794 [thucdat hotm] Bravo Hugh!
1795 [hgs dmu.ac.u] Thank you.

^ date2 and the new Symbol stuff
1796 [Dave thomase] date2.rb has a neat method to cache the results of method calls
1798 [matz netlab.] Since `#{id}' in the quoted code suppose number to be interpolated,
1801 [Dave thomase] Should I copy this to Tadayoshi Funaba, or do you maintain date2 in
1802 [matz netlab.] I will tell him in his native tongue.

^ Maybe one here has the time to take rubys flag.
1800 [Friedrich.Do] I'm a bit to busy and not good enougth to answer definitly questions to

^ Need tech. info about Ruby MLs for comp.lang.ruby CFV form
1804 [schneiker ju] Having the comp.lang.ruby CFV (call for votes) posted directly to all of the

^ Using intern.h functions?
1805 [Andy Toolshe] In the  ruby source, there's a header file "intern.h" that appears to
1806 [yashi yashi.] This issue came up on one of Japanese list a while ago.  I believe
1807 [matz netlab.] Yes, except the reason is not that I'm too busy, but I have weak

^ Constants in the new Ruby
1808 [Dave thomase] I lost the thread on the behavior of constants in the new Ruby.

^ TK and exceptions
1809 [Dave thomase] I have a TkButton, which calls a method when pressed. That method
1810 [matz netlab.] Because Tk class overrides `raise' method, use `fail' instead.
1811 [Dave thomase] Doh! Thank you..

^ Compilation errors in ruby-1.4.3
1812 [Ponder.Stibb] A few days ago, I have installed ruby-1.4.3 on my home box,

^ FYI: comp.lang.ruby UVV PQ
1813 [schneiker ju] In case anyone is curious, this is the comp.lang.ruby Proponent

^ Objects nested sometimes.
1814 [hgs dmu.ac.u] I am attemptiong to write a package which consists of a workspace
1815 [Dave thomase] In Ruby, variables _are_ references to objects, so you could implement
1817 [hgs dmu.ac.u] Ah! looking at the FAQ again, this is 2.1 and 7.4.
1820 [Dave thomase] Well, I guess I'd probably ask "why do you want to point to your
1823 [hgs dmu.ac.u] This is a fair question. I will answer it below.

^ Ruby 1.5.3 under Tru64 (Alpha)?
1816 [clemens.hint] I have successfully build Ruby 1.5.3 under Tru64 with native compiler.
1824 [matz netlab.] Could you give me additional information for that?
1829 [clemens.hint] Of course! Your wish is like an order to me ... ;-)
1830 [matz netlab.] Thank you.  Could you try the latest commit from cvs.netlab.co.jp?
+ 1831 [clemens.hint] I will do it. But please stay tuned ... I can only do anon-CVS at
+ 1878 [clemens.hint] checking count field in FILE structures... _cnt
+ 1879 [clemens.hint] Sorry for the last mail. I hit the wrong button sending it too
  1891 [matz netlab.] How about changing
  1904 [clemens.hint] Yes! This did solve the configuration problem! :-)
  1918 [matz netlab.] Oops,
  1965 [clemens.hint] yeah, that did it. Now it compiles. With many warnings. But it seems
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