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^ installation problem proper use of ./configure
235925 [jt arclocal.] I'm trying to install ruby on an older linux box. When I install, with
236285 [nobu ruby-la] Maybe --with-openssl-dir=/usr/local/ssl, if you have headers in

^ Re: RubyGems 0.9.1 problem (was Re: Struggling With RubyGems
235937 [byrnejb hart] I had this problem as well and executing

^ Ruby IDE for Windows 98?
235938 [bart.braem g] In a few weeks I am going to teach a class of 16 year old students how to
+ 235939 [martindemell] See if Mondrian works in Win98 (not sure, but it's worth a try)
| 235958 [bart.braem g] I'll give it a shot, thanks for the suggestion!
+ 235940 [jeremymcanal] SciTe should do what you want I believe; I'd use that because it's
+ 235946 [detlev die-o] You could try eric4 (currently available as snapshots). It is written in
+ 235952 [vjoel path.b] Have you tried RDE?
+ 235973 [o.renaud lap] I don't see the need for an IDE in your case. When you say that tou want "To
| 235980 [robert.dober] *baaad* teacher, I was great support Olivier, was I not ;)? But Olivier's
| + 235981 [sonoflilit g] By the way, may I suggest a lesson learned from years of trying to teach my
| | + 236026 [martindemell] When I taught my brother to program, I started with text i/o. He had
| | | 236040 [sonoflilit g] I also started with text.
| | | 236499 [gregory.t.br] I have to admit, I started with the BASIC drawing commands on a
| | | 236507 [gregory.t.br] Mindstorms is a decent approach because you could move from graphical
| | | 236509 [matt technor] Or Forth.
| | | 236511 [gregory.t.br] Yeah, there are a whole host of languages it supports... i think java
| | + 236540 [listbox juli] Which, by occasion, is going to be called Squeak (and will run
| |   + 236549 [robert.dober] I am afraid that name is already taken :( http://squeak.org/
| |   + 236556 [sonoflilit g] Not if you are me.
| + 235993 [o.renaud lap] Sure ! As a bad student, I'm glad to be supported by a bad teacher :)
| + 236015 [reid.thompso] zenlive ( site appears to be down for maint tonight ). I seem to recall
+ 236043 [richard.conr] Well there is really no IDE for Ruby on Windows, at best
+ 236053 [r.vernagus g] Crimson Editor is a great, free, lightweight editor that supports Ruby.
+ 236066 [bgulian gmai] Komodo by ActiiveState does everything you want plus intellisense.
+ 236068 [bgulian gmai] Oooh, re Komodo.  Sorry.  ActiveState's product placement has

^ putting commas in floats to seperate hundreds from thousands etc...
235942 [kopanas gmai] class Float
235948 [gavin refine] ...
235965 [coachhilton ] The latest edition of Mastering Regular Expressions suggests the

^ Off-topic: c language and bioinformatics
235945 [chen_li3 yah] It is an off-topic in Ruby. But I just wonder if anyone out there knows

^ Arachno gets problem?
235957 [bart.braem g] I'm trying Arachno as a IDE and it gives me a strange problem with gets.
236451 [nightphotos ] When running a script in Arachno that reads from stdin, it's necessary

^ Re: One-Click Ruby Installer for Windows: 185-22 RC1
235966 [cohen.jeff g] Awesome.
235979 [drbrain segm] I've been working with Curt to try to get a major issue with 0.9.1 on
236004 [cohen.jeff g] Sounds good, Eric.  If you need any help testing something on Windows,

^ [ANN] Motiro 0.6.1 released
235967 [thiago.arrai] Motiro is a simple project tracking system written in Ruby with Rails. The

^ Hpricot question
235968 [furfey gmail] doc=Hpricot(open(url))
236103 [dongleberry ] lets say you've done this in your controller where the Feed is a model

^ RubyQuiz suggestion
235974 [srobertjames] has the full description.
235978 [james graypr] James Edward Gray II
236007 [srobertjames] On Jan 24, 4:50 pm, James Edward Gray II <j...@grayproductions.net>

^ embedded: multiple interpreters
235976 [shea null.ne] I have read some comments saying that when embedded, you can only have

235977 [observatory ] I know the environment variable PHP_FCGI_CHILDREN sets the maximum
+ 236041 [david vallne] Specifically, the -processes switch.
+ 236054 [jeremy bitsw] Not builtin, but your FastCGI process manager (Apache, lighttpd,
  236318 [observatory ] I knew this could be done using the options offered by

^ How to simulate Mouse Click with Ruby, or mouse library
235982 [gert365 yaho] to do this through Ruby?  Does Ruby have any library for simulating
235987 [benjohn fysh] I think you'll need to provide a little more info to help people get
235989 [gert365 yaho] Thanks for the suggestion Ben, I would like to use ruby to simulate a
235991 [malvim gmail] Well, AutoIt is a fine automation program for windows, although it
+ 235996 [gert365 yaho] Thanks for the help Marcelo. Using AutoIt through Ruby does exactly what
+ 235998 [nlloyds gmai] In fact, if you've installed the Watir gem you already have the AutoIT

^ [ANN] North Bay Ruby Users Group Formed
235983 [keith audiob] I'm pleased to announce a new Ruby Users Group for folks north of
238864 [keith audiob] North Bay Ruby Users group: first meeting

^ can it be shorter?
235986 [dorrenchen g] doing access control on rails controller,
+ 235988 [dorrenchen g] a little clearer than previous one.
| 236006 [w_a_x_man ya] Hash[ *hash.map{|k,v| k=[*k]; k.zip([v]*k.size) }.flatten ]
+ 235990 [vincent.four] h = {}
| + 235994 [vincent.four] h = {}
| | + 236009 [martin snowp] h={};hash.map{|k,v|[*k].map{|t|h[t]=v}};h
| | | 236044 [shortcutter ] Not really shorter but I though there should be at least one solution
| | + 236045 [drbrain segm] charset=US-ASCII;
| + 235995 [dorrenchen g] better, thank tou.
+ 236049 [erikveen gma] There's a glitch, which is not yet mentioned...

^ "rake db:migrate" error
235992 [mcyi2mr3 goo] Just setup ruby on rails.
+ 236063 [jameskilton ] You'll have to post your migration code. There's a variable you think is a
+ 236131 [drbrain segm] You want the ruby on rails mailing list.

^ Class Variables and Singelton Mix-Ins
236002 [shfriedrich ] I'm trying to find a way to declare class variables in a module that
236003 [shfriedrich ] uuh-ooh. i guess i could use an instance variable for the Singleton
236019 [gwtmp01 mac.] That isn't an instance variable for the singleton class.  It is an

^ tk text  tag_configure
236008 [redman acces] I am trying to use Ruby/tk and a TkText object and change the text font on
236017 [vjoel path.b] Take a look at sample/demos-en/style.rb. It creates a text box with
236022 [m_goldberg a] Just to clarify things a little, the full URL is

^ inter-platform communication
236023 [tiberiu.moto] I'm trying to find a new way to achieve inter-platform communication.
+ 236025 [farrel.lifso] Have a look at dRb (distributed Ruby). It's in the standard library.
| 236046 [alex blackke] If you need XML-RPC or SOAP, then they're both in the standard library too.
+ 236051 [alexandru gl] You could also try the 9P protocol from Plan9[1]. There are at least
+ 236319 [tiberiu.moto] Tiberiu

^ ruby and library paths
236024 [fastfoo fast] I'm (brand) new to Ruby, so treat my questions in that light. On trying
236027 [pit capitain] You have to put quotes around fcgi, like
236028 [fastfoo fast] Thanks for the advice Pit, but there still appears to be a path issue?
236029 [fastfoo fast] This does work though... absolute path to lib, so there must be a path
236031 [pit capitain] to use gems, you first have to load the ruygems library itself. So try
236034 [fastfoo fast] Ha! Super! You were spot on. Thanks!
236036 [cmdjackryan ] If you are going to work with rubygems more often, it is a good idea to
236038 [fastfoo fast] Thanks Phill.

^ Gem unpack problem
236048 [alex blackke] Does anybody have any idea why this happens?
236064 [Rob AgileCon] func=detail&aid=7980&group_id=126&atid=575
236067 [alex blackke] That looks like it.  Thanks.

^ Re: test/spec 0.3, a BDD interface for Test::Unit
236052 [Allan.Cochra] [1807] sudo gem update
236098 [vjoel path.b] That's odd. I installed from the default source, and said "Y" to both

^ [SUMMARY] Method Auto Completion (#112)
236055 [james graypr] by Robert Dober
236239 [james graypr] For those keeping score at home, this message had a bad subject.  It

^ Class.new ?
236061 [warrens actc] class Act
236070 [wonado donne] You can write your own "new" method if it makes sense for your application. As I
236097 [warrens actc] Thanks, I see how to make it work, but I don't see need to ever do it...
+ 236099 [avdi avdi.or] A class which might return an existing object out of an object pool,
| + 236104 [shortcutter ] Singletons for example.
| | 236113 [james graypr] Which messages are missing?  My simple inbox/Google Groups cross-
| | 236116 [shortcutter ] Hm, that's weird.  Checking again I see all the postings.  Some where
| + 236105 [alex blackke] Ooh...  Has anyone written a ThreadPool which works that way?  That
|   236117 [shortcutter ] I don't think this is the right pattern for a thread pool.  There you
|   236118 [alex blackke] Not really - just wondering what it would look like :-)  I might have a
+ 236101 [wonado donne] I think it is only necessary, if you need a special "allocate" method for your
+ 236115 [dchelimsky g] thing = mock("thing")

^ some small suggestions to Array
236065 [wangqianpku ] I'm a new user of ruby from China. I love it very much. And I believe
+ 236205 [threeeyedfis] ̴
+ 236214 [m.fellinger ] Please, learn the language a bit more before you already givesuggestions, i know this sounds not very nice and we really appreciateyour suggestions, however, there are some quirks and standards in rubythat you may not be aware of as you write this.This should not mean that you have to be totally proficient in rubyafter a couple of days, it only means that, before you critizisesomething you should have as much knowledge about it as possible.
| 236393 [robert.dober] There is no #pred (yet?) :( http://rcrchive.net/rcrs/6
+ 236317 [vjoel path.b] irb(main):001:0> a = (0..9).to_a

^ Form validation issue in form_remote_tag
236071 [kjawaharbabu] In one of my application part, I am validating 'not null' check of

^ Form validation issue in form_remote_tag
236072 [kjawaharbabu] In one of my application, I am using form validation check for

^ breakpointer GUI
236074 [jonahfox gma] I remember reading about a breakerpoint client that received an award

^ Codegolf: Pascal's Triangle
236075 [olsonas gmai] I've been quite addicted to www.codegolf.com for a while and I'm trying
236102 [robert.dober] There must be a solution with 42 characters, it's a well known law ;)
236106 [erikveen gma] Not again... ;]
236234 [robert.dober] Ok if I cannot have 42 I will accept 42+42, why not?

^ Class & modifiers modifiers
236078 [ktalanet yah] I want to make a question to all the ruby-lang people (I hope that
236085 [matz ruby-la] public.  I don't recommend to override protected method though.
236091 [ktalanet yah] Why not?
236128 [matz ruby-la] Because protected methods are called only from subclass of defining
236218 [ktalanet yah] Excuse me if I'm getting boring but I don't know if I explained myself
236219 [robert.dober] T24gMS8yNi8wNywgTWlxdWVsIDxrdGFsYW5ldEB5YWhvby5lcz4gd3JvdGU6Cj4KPiBFTCBGcmks
236223 [ktalanet yah] I'm sorry, but Shape is a module (it can not be create an object using
+ 236227 [ktalanet yah] I'm sorry if I have been a little rude, it was not my intention :-)
+ 236229 [robert.dober] Pgo+ID4KPiA+IE1heSBJIHN1Z2dlc3QganVzdCBub3QgdG8gZGVmaW5lIFNoYXBlI25hbWUsIEkg
  236231 [robert.dober] T24gMS8yNi8wNywgUm9iZXJ0IERvYmVyIDxyb2JlcnQuZG9iZXJAZ21haWwuY29tPiB3cm90ZToK

^ Re: Free as in beer Komodo editor
236081 [djberg96 gma] I like the Komodo editor, especially now that it has vi bindings. The

^ Running a rake test task within a specific directory
236083 [djberg96 gma] I'm trying to figure out how to setup a task that temporarily changes

^ Parsing XML and then sending via SOAP
236090 [thedossone g] I'm looking to write a small test stub that will read in some XML from a

^ installing Ruby under Mac OS X
236093 [mark ociweb.] I just downloaded the source for Ruby 1.8.5-p12 and built it under
+ 236096 [olsonas gmai] Mark -
+ 236173 [mark ociweb.] I fixed this by editing /usr/local/lib/ruby/i686-darwin8.8.1/

^ Python's win32com.client for Ruby?
236100 [wood_yee12 h] (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/scripts/python/pyindex.mspx?mfr=true).
236107 [david.mullet] require 'win32ole'

^ Mac OS X ruby text editor
236108 [sauron_the_g] to Mac OS 10.4, please tell me a similar free text editor for Ruby in
+ 236111 [jeremymcanal] Smultron is great: http://smultron.sourceforge.net/
| 236112 [a2800276 gma] vim!
+ 236114 [jonsdenni gm] I did the same thing
| 236136 [lazymutt gma] FYI. The new TextWrangler (version 2.2) includes Ruby support.
+ 236119 [olsonas gmai] Komodo Edit was just released and is free. It has auto completion, great
+ 236148 [m_goldberg a] TextWrangler 2.2 has pretty good Ruby support and, best of all, it's
  236152 [rsayers gmai] Another Smultron user here.  Switched from TextWranger quite a while
  236293 [sauron_the_g] OK, guys I got Smultron, and its awesome. Thanks. But I couldn't figure
  236362 [jonsdenni gm] Yeah
  236380 [threeeyedfis] Same with me!
  236559 [sonoflilit g] emacs.

^ Mac OS X ruby text editor
236110 [sauron_the_g] to Mac OS 10.4, please tell me a similar free text editor for Ruby in

^ How to stop nested catch from looking messy?
236120 [greg.hurrell] I'm writing a parser generator (for fun) and am making use of

^ Free Online Programming Books on Ruby
236121 [pmsprasa yah] <a href="http://pspxworld.com/repo/content/155.php">Little Book Of

^ [OT maybe] ActiveRecord curious behaviour
236122 [alexandru gl] I appologise if this question is offtopic, hopefully it isn't though...
236171 [dgoodlad gma] It would probably be ore appropriate to ask this on the rails-users
236207 [alexandru gl] Ok then, sorry for the noise, and a warm thank you for the

^ Helper help
236124 [bomeksan gma] I need a helper, which will render a table in my customized style.
236135 [gavin refine] You will probably get a better response if you ask this on the Ruby on

^ Run other programs
236127 [jonsdenni gm] lets say I have three programs
236826 [ruby.hardwar] If you just want to run them one at a time and wait, you can do this;
+ 236830 [botp delmont] # > lets say I have three programs
+ 236836 [jonsdenni gm] thank you!

^ Regexp and string halts ruby
236129 [ricardo-g-ra] /^((?:\s*.+[;=][^,]*,?)+)$/ =~ " pid=934, time=478611,
+ 236130 [donald.ball ] I can confirm this on ruby-1.8.5-win32. Neat.
+ 236137 [ara.t.howard] it's just a bad regex.
+ 236138 [wonado donne] There is no infinite loop - it it takes a long time, because your regular
+ 236139 [shortcutter ] Are you *sure* that it enters an infinite loop?  I see you nest two star
+ 236149 [martin snowp] It is possible to write a regular expression that takes exponential
+ 236164 [w_a_x_man ya] On Jan 25, 12:20 pm, Ricardo Ramalho <ricardo-g-rama...@telecom.pt>
  236210 [ricardo-g-ra] Thanks guys, i guess that was it, the regexp was too complex. Daniel
  236236 [james graypr] You wont be disappointed.  It is a tome of black magic.  ;)

^ Problem using back-ticks + eval
236133 [RichardDummy] I'm trying to demo how Ruby handles various argument formats.
236134 [drbrain segm] def show(command)
236142 [RichardDummy] I was working in making "show" simpler,  but I couldn't come up with

^ A Ruby Operating System (no bashing please)
236140 [andre.nho gm] this post might sound strange, but after working with ruby for so long,
+ 236143 [andre.nho gm] Well... I figured that a title like "(no IRB:ing please)" would be just
+ 236144 [dmjmusser gm] Well, I can't really speak to how you should go about it, but it does sound
| 236145 [Fdavis usban] I know I would enjoy seeing that, just for the educational value of seeing how you accomplished it.
+ 236147 [gwtmp01 mac.] You might want to take a look at Inferno (http://www.vitanuova.com/
| 236163 [bitdoger2 ya] ..it sounds very interesting...but i would start with rubinius since
+ 236167 [brabuhr gmai] Sounds like a cool project.  :)
| 236224 [artur_spruce] ...
+ 236169 [gavin refine] How are you defining an 'operating system'? The definitions I'm used to
+ 236187 [Joerg.Mittag] Of course it does!
+ 236235 [andre.nho gm] Thank you everyone for your kind answers. I'll lookup the links you
+ 236298 [scoopr iki.f] Well, there is http://unununium.org/
  236355 [paradisaeida] A recent article in Linux Journal by David Lynch is about his efforts

^ documentation on embedding ruby
236151 [shea null.ne] Is there any sort of documentation on embedding ruby?  So far the best I
+ 241038 [ruby.hardwar] In HTML?
+ 241039 [hhausman gma] Make sure you also read README.EXT
  241082 [o.renaud lap] Le mercredi 28 frier 2007 02:45, Harold Hausman a rit
  241083 [one.three gm] Are there any books in Japanese with grater insight on embedding ruby ?

^ OSCON 2007 - Call for Proposals
236153 [chad chadfow] The CFP for OSCON 2007 closes Feb. 5.  For the past 3 years, we've had

^ Problem with stripping leading whitespace in here documents
236154 [see signatur] I'm writing a number of test cases.  I would like the input data to
+ 236155 [brad bradedi] ...
+ 236158 [gavin refine] Where is this document that you're referring to? I just checked my
| 236190 [see signatur] It was installed on my local system (as part of the ports system
| 236308 [gavin refine] Interesting. Definitely, as we've established, not correct information
| 236383 [nobu ruby-la] Nothing has ever changed.  The document is incorrect definitely.
+ 236159 [gavin refine] Whoa, I've never seen that wording. That is entirely at odds with the
  236296 [Paul.vanDels] I vote for option 1 of the above proposal, since option 2 would break a lot of my current
  236307 [gavin refine] [snip additional suggestions and discussion of the RCR]