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^ How to create local users and groups on Windows using Ruby?
209848 [jatinder.sau] How do we create local system users and groups on Windows using Ruby? code
^ Re: Learn to Program, by Chris Pine
209864 [hfashina hot] For interest, before I bought the book I did this exercise for the
+ 218689 [mike.agres g] I'm having some issues modifying the Civ continent example from ch. 10
| 218774 [mariano.kamp] I don't know the book and that is probably true for a lot of the
| 218834 [mike.agres g] here's the whole code...
| 218850 [mariano.kamp] what your guard should do is prevent the recursion go across the
| 218874 [mike.agres g] That worked! Thanks.
+ 219773 [mike.agres g] Good Job! However, I don't fully understand how this worked.
^ gem pessimistic versioning - bug?
209876 [ara.t.howard] can anyone provide a good reason why both of these should not work?
209932 [jim weirichh] ~> 0.1 implies that versions 0.x are appropriate choices. 0.2.0 matches
209943 [ara.t.howard] but why should
209952 [jim weirichh] Heh, I saw Ara's email to me before I saw the responce here. Here's my
^ PBI - mashing up RGL and method_missing
209878 [rdm cfcl.com] Ruby Graph Language (RGL) allows graphical structures
209955 [ptkwt aracne] count_neighbors(:have_cats?)
209963 [rdm cfcl.com] Why do I believe this? :-)
210019 [ptkwt aracne] Yes, it definitely can be difficult to debug programs which make heavy use
^ How to search Ruby files in Windows
209904 [canyonrat ma] Sometimes you want to find some particular code snippet and all you
+ 209917 [gavin refine] Wow, that's sort of sexy. Hadn't seen that before.
| + 209926 [james graypr] Can you give us the non-RubyURL link, since the service seems to be
| | 209927 [billk cts.co] Although the rubyurl link worked for me just now, here's
| | 209929 [Daniel.Berge] God, I miss BeOS.
| + 209933 [canyonrat ma] Thanks Phrogz, I'll pass it on right now.
| + 209939 [jim weirichh] #!/usr/bin/env ruby
| | 210005 [canyonrat ma] That's pretty cool too.
| + 210431 [david vallne] Actually, I think Windowsen have a document indexing service hidden
| 210498 [halostatue g] Not a good one. Use Google Desktop, or Yahoo Desktop, or MSN Desktop.
+ 209994 [reid.thompso] ( mod to your liking, or make different versions for different needs)
^ [BUG] RubyGem Not Respecting Proxy Argument?
209905 [owlmanatt gm] Howdy list,
^ What is the typical latency on this list?
209908 [rdm cfcl.com] I ask because I posted a message at 8:20
209909 [rdm cfcl.com] Never mind - I appear to have missed it, somehow.
209910 [jan.svitok g] I've received soon after you'ver sent it (~17:20 CEST = 15:20 GMT)
209916 [Daniel.Berge] Actually, I'm noticing latency today. My messages seem to be taking
209937 [bulliver bad] charset="iso-8859-1"
^ Microtime / Milliseconds?
209911 [bjohnson med] How do I get more precision that seconds in ruby? If I wanted to know 1
+ 209914 [james graypr] => -16.744711
+ 209915 [ara.t.howard] a = Time.now.to_f
^ [ANN] Ruby Units
209912 [devlists-rub] Announcing......
^ Re: Ruby Units
209918 [gavin refine] ...
209924 [devlists-rub] The concept isn't new, but I think this approach has the fewest
210053 [transfire gm] Nice work. Though, you may be interested in Facets' units.rb, written
+ 210093 [calamitates ] If someone plans to work on units.rb, it might be interesting to know
+ 210107 [devlists-rub] Hey, amazing all the interesting stuff that pops up when you know where
210126 [calamitates ] I have no problem adding these. However, personally, I don't like
+ 210127 [ara.t.howard] can anyone comment on units vs
+ 210138 [devlists-rub] My only suggestion is to name the binary prefixes correctly, and allow
+ 210139 [nospam nosit] / ...
| + 210144 [devlists-rub] Yeah, I'm considering a variation on this approach. It's a little
| + 210167 [calamitates ] We have considered this option too, but because I started by saying
| + 210181 [ara.t.howard] regards.
| + 210184 [devlists-rub] After thinking about this a bit, here are a few things that might be handy.
| 210235 [nospam nosit] In physics, degrees of temperature really are units, in the same way that
+ 210248 [calamitates ] I've sent my code to Trans. If your interested, please contact him.
210264 [nospam nosit] If you only have Kelvin and no other temperature units, no conversions can
+ 210269 [hal9000 hype] Since he says "in the machinery," I think he means internally it would
| 210272 [devlists-rub] Yes, you need to do a lot of conversion to base units to make things
+ 210299 [calamitates ] I think that you may indeed have misunderstood. What I meant is that
^ How do I get the row number off of a Excel Row object?
209920 [wlaver gmail] I have the following code
209956 [noonknight g] try "row.Address". hope that helps.
^ Re: RubyGem Not Respecting Proxy Argument?
209922 [jim weirichh] The best place to put this is on the RubyGems dev mailing list,
^ [ANN] Clusterer - 0.1.0 first release
209925 [efuzzyone ne] I am pleased to announce the availability of the Ruby library 'clusterer'
+ 209931 [lyle.johnson] I've installed the gem but am not getting very good results with my
| 210110 [efuzzyone ne] The examples were just to show how to use the algorithms.
+ 210085 [asbradbury t] This looks very interesting, great work.
^ Ruby on Windows questions
209930 [joevandyk gm] Gotta port some software to Windows... :-( I'm a Windows newbie.
209934 [joevandyk gm] Also, is there a Ruby idiom for how to properly do platform-specific stuff?
209942 [Daniel.Berge] Either use sys-cpu (on the RAA) or use your own custom script using a
^ [ANN][SoC] Ariel 0.1.0 released
209945 [asbradbury t] = Ariel release 0.1.0
+ 210002 [jgbailey gma] Very impressive library! I remember when you posted about this at the
| 210025 [asbradbury t] Thank you so much for taking the time for writing this detailed email.
| 210217 [peter no-non] If I look at the queries that can be performed now they look somewhat
| 210230 [asbradbury t] I hadn't got round to XML export yet, but this seems like an excellent reason
+ 210213 [kashia.buch ] _WAY_ cool!
^ How can I get you to use mkrf?
209950 [kevin.clark ] Google's Summer of Code has officially come to a close but I in no way
+ 209953 [farrel.lifso] Is it a replacement for a tool like rake? If not how easy would it be
| 209971 [kevin.clark ] Farrel,
+ 209960 [robin nibor.] I tried it, but it doesn't work with my C++ extension. Though I can
| 209970 [kevin.clark ] Robin,
+ 209964 [TimHunter nc] Were you able to add the features I described in my RubyForge forum post?
| 209968 [kevin.clark ] Thought it'd be hacky, you can add to vars using the new
| 209972 [TimHunter nc] Thanks for responding, Kevin. How about creating a "config.h" file for
| 209974 [kevin.clark ] Something like that may work. An optional .h file would fix your
+ 209975 [jmg3000 gmai] Great. :)
| + 209984 [kevin.clark ] John,
| + 210031 [kevin.clark ] The mailing list is up. Let's continue this there.
+ 210014 [mortench gma] My MKRF requirements can be translated into the following issue: Can
| + 210021 [kevin.clark ] Morten,
| + 210067 [nobu ruby-la] mkmf support static libraries, of course,
+ 210054 [transfire gm] I would love to support it in my new build/task system to be release in
210061 [kevin.clark ] Trans,
^ [Solution] QAPrototype (#91)
209957 [erikveen gma] module QAPrototype
^ Ruby <-> digital camera
209961 [Bil.Kleb NAS] Can someone point me to some search terms for finding
+ 209978 [shortcutter ] HTH
| 210052 [halostatue g] That sort of thing will mostly help getting metadata out of pictures,
| 210115 [shortcutter ] Well, strictly speaking you are correct. IMHO "getting files from a
+ 210092 [jan.svitok g] 1. This thread may of interest to you. Although it seems it went
^ file compare and remove lines
209962 [matt binaryb] I have two files - call them big.txt and small.txt. My goal is to have
+ 209966 [james graypr] Which part are you hung up on? We'll help get you unstuck.
| 209969 [matt binaryb] Actually the entire thing - I am currently using VEDIT to work through
| + 209973 [james graypr] So you are asking us to write it for you? How is that you deciding
| | 209979 [matt binaryb] Currently reading "Learn to Program" C.Pine
| | + 209986 [james graypr] 1. Read the small file into an Array
| | + 209987 [nospam nosit] Okay, here's some guidance.
| | 209989 [matt binaryb] Again, thank you for the lecture. No need to respond! poumpous ass!
| | 209992 [nospam nosit] You've just gone over to the dark side, and you have yet to meaningfully
| | 209993 [perrin apoth] Frankly, I wonder if maybe you both couldn't use some advice on mailing
| + 209982 [nospam nosit] Give what a shot? When you go on a bear hunt, do you tell someone else to go
| 209985 [matt binaryb] As stated in my last post - I was looking for guidance. My sincere
| + 209991 [nospam nosit] Oh, but it was. Now you know that you need to show your sincerity by posting
| + 210028 [matt binaryb] My sincere apologies to all.
| 210112 [angus quovad] Where to can we redirect newbies asking for help, before people start to
| + 210122 [nospam nosit] AFAIK there is only this one Ruby NG, and I agree it might be better if
| + 210554 [slitt troubl] I know of no Ruby-Newbie mailing lists or newsgroups, but there are many Ruby
+ 209977 [ruby muerman] bad = 
210503 [jonathan-han] #!/usr/bin/ruby -w
^ (RE)XML question
209980 [rubyhacker g] Question for you all. I want to treat HTML like XML
+ 209996 [ruby-talk wh] doc = Hpricot("<html>...</html>")
| 210026 [hal9000 hype] Hmm, the right thing to do and a tasty way to do it.
+ 210185 [coder68 yaho] This is what XSLT was designed for and it may provide another option for
| 210209 [rubyhacker g] That makes sense. I've never used XSLT, but I'm sure that's
| 210313 [coder68 yaho] Yes, both techniques could handle nested elements, I don't know what XML
+ 210206 [gavin refine] input = <<ENDHTML
+ 210212 [w_a_x_man ya] require 'xml-split.rb'
^ How can't i modify the to_s method in Integer Class?
209997 [grabmail gma] class Integer
+ 209998 [ksruby gmail] You shoud use Fixnum class instead of Integer.
+ 210000 [vjoel path.b] class Fixnum
+ 210013 [david vallne] There's also the gotcha of redefining core methods - other core methods
^ Test coverage checking when test driver is separate from the tested program.
210004 [tomasz.wegrz] I have a program compiler.rb, that compiles something.
210097 [ mfp acm.org] You can use the --aggregate option, which was added in 0.7.0.
210119 [ mfp acm.org] Sorry, I misread the first paragraph and answered somewhat aside of the
^ [ANN] mkrf gets a mailing list
210030 [kevin.clark ] If you're interested in mkrf's development or usage, please sign up.
^ Ruby within Ruby
210032 [zuwiki gmail] The following is a description of my situation. You may not need to read
+ 210035 [lyndon.samso] You can look at SAFE level, eval, undef.
+ 210040 [collinsj sea] (I skipped most, but sounds neat)
+ 210094 [jan.svitok g] Once there was an online game of this kind, hackthisbox IIRC, and the
| 210161 [rick.denatal] The protypical example of this kind of game was probably Darwin which
| 210244 [zuwiki gmail] Well, I've looked into safe levels, undef, and why's sandbox, but none
| + 210246 [2006 howell.] Is it possible, once Ruby's launched, for it to redefine (or undefine)
| | 210261 [zuwiki gmail] I think that would work perfectly! Thanks for the idea! I will look into
| | 210285 [2006 howell.] And wouldn't work. "Recognized my code, eh? Fine! I'll just change
| + 210286 [jan.svitok g] <sarcasm>
| 210344 [zuwiki gmail] Hahaha...
| 210358 [wccrawford g] Well, you've made up your mind, and I doubt I can change it, but I'd
| 210841 [zuwiki gmail] Actually, what I'm going to try to do is make it pretty much a Ruby
+ 210265 [phurley gmai] I love Ruby -- but if you distribute a Ruby program as part of your
^ using Comparable in C
210039 [teeler gmail] Is there a way i can use the functions defined in compar.c (der, like
210068 [dbalmain.ml ] You can just use rb_funcall;
210133 [teeler gmail] I figured thats what I'd have to do - i was trying to save myself the
^ [SoC] Progress Reports?
210042 [kevin.clark ] I was curious how the other GSoC projects worked out. I've seen
+ 210063 [gregory.t.br] I too would be interested in seeing links or summaries of how the
+ 211041 [surrender_it] Sorry for late reply, I did not have an internet connection for a while.
^ Protecting class "helper methods"?
210047 [ news jay.fm] class C
^ cURL in ruby? Faster than Net::HTTP?
210050 [bjohnson med] I've found a couple of packages that claim to integrate the curl library
+ 210058 [ml synthetic] I can't speak to the speed of any curl library, but I can cite my
+ 210059 [ezmobius gma] Hey Ben-
+ 210062 [ruby-talk wh] The cURL library is indeed very fast, but it also suffers from a problem that
+ 210064 [bjohnson med] What do you mean by the DNY lookup is asynchronous and will block my
| + 210065 [snacktime gm] From my understanding dns lookups block in ruby, as in they stop the
| | 210070 [bjohnson med] In my program each curl request would be in its own thread. I also think
| + 210066 [ml synthetic] No Kernel.`` doesn't fork a new process. It blocks your current
+ 210089 [garbagecat10] slightly offtopic: Why, have you read through resolv-replace? What's the
+ 210284 [daniel.haxx ] libcurl offers an asynchronous API that does the name resolving
210406 [ruby-talk wh] Does it use the native getaddrinfo()? The problem I've had on FreeBSD
+ 210415 [bjohnson med] Thanks for your response.
| 210417 [ara.t.howard] search for http reverse dns.
| 210420 [bjohnson med] Can you be a little more specific? Also, what if I was to connect to the
+ 210451 [garbagecat10] Does it matter whether it blocks or not? Ruby can't schedule its green
210525 [daniel.haxx ] You _could_ read up on the libcurl details in the libcurl docs, but
+ 210547 [garbagecat10] You may have misunderstood me. Even if libcurl or anything else
+ 210552 [garbagecat10] own protocol handler for DNS lookups. They fit it into their
^ Ruby C/C++ Interface
210073 [kandlinger g] object/dynamic link library for some functions. Currently I am
+ 210075 [dido.sevilla] Actually, it's incredibly easy to write C extensions for Ruby,
| + 210076 [kandlinger g] 1. It is c++ code
| | 210079 [dido.sevilla] It doesn't matter. C++ code can be used within a Ruby extension.
| | 210082 [leslieviljoe] It's easy to use C++ code in Ruby extensions, but you still need to
| + 210083 [jan.svitok g] You may also try SWIG, that will generate the extension for you from
| | + 210117 [robin nibor.] For an example of this, you can take a look at my id3lib-ruby project
| | + 210118 [znmeb cesmai] I'm just now getting to learn SWIG in general and the Ruby interface in
| + 210103 [ryan.raaum g] Also, it is important to ask if you are on windows or linux/bsd/mac os
| 210123 [phurley gmai] Not really. It is significantly harder to build libraries designed for
| 210172 [ryan.raaum g] Because ruby is unix focussed. All the core ruby developers are unix
| + 210175 [ryan.raaum g] Qualifying my own post. Using mingw - slightly longer than on unix
| | 210200 [jan.svitok g] For us works compiling with VC7 (2003) and even with VC8 (2005),
| | + 210214 [leslieviljoe] In passing: VC6 is quite old now, can Microsoft not be persuaded to
| | + 210274 [nobu ruby-la] Recent versions of ruby in CVS embed manifests into DLLs.
| + 210240 [phurley gmai] I won't argue that building Ruby on Windows is somewhat difficult
| 210245 [ryan.raaum g] The key here is that you have a tool (VC6) which is not generally
| + 210252 [shevegen lin] What also is helpful is if more and more people write
| + 210260 [phurley gmai] Sorry for being thick headed -- I can see where this would be a
| 210316 [kandlinger g] Is it possible to develop a ruby application and use a c++ shared
+ 210090 [garbagecat10] For an example of this, feel free to look at the source code for the
+ 210182 [headius head] I would say this, from a Java perspective: accessing existing C/C++ code or
^ Help Needed: <SOAP/WSDL/BETFAIR>
210074 [tad.bochan b] I have been making a foray into the world of SOAP/WSDL etc and having
^ Cartesian and polar coordinates library
210077 [bart.braem g] For a personal project I had to create a library of cartesian and polar
210086 [piers ompka.] =2E.. so, if I were you I'd just do it :-).
210095 [wccrawford g] Indeed, this is so true. In this case, the usefulness can't necessarily
+ 210111 [bart.braem g] You are probably right there. I'll throw it on rubyforge when I have
+ 210121 [ara.t.howard] i could use it today!
210171 [kenosis gmai] And if you don't want to go to the trouble of a rubyforge, just post it
210078 [tad bochan.e] I have been making a foray into the world of SOAP/WSDL etc and having
+ 211388 [giacecco gia] I tried myself, but had to stop at the very beginning. These three lines
| 211457 [tad.bochan b] Thanks for the reply. I was beginning to lose hope.
| 211459 [giacecco gia] I agree with you, and the work Hiroshi is doing is incredible. About the
| 211548 [giacecco gia] Trying with the official (no development) Ruby 1.8.5 and the situation
| 211628 [giacecco gia] Worked for the great part of the evening on this. My feeling is that the
| + 211701 [tad.bochan b] Have you updated the soap module ?
| | 212240 [nakahiro sar] OK. I'll prepare .zip file from the next release.
| | 212458 [tad bochan.e] Yes! event["id"] worked just great.
| + 212237 [nakahiro sar] You are using ruby-1.8.5 + no extra soap4r install, right?
+ 211429 [nakahiro sar] Sorry for late reply.