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^ Image manipulation w/ruby
25577 [mal0rd myrea] joining several jpeg images together and printing them out.  I think
+ 17481 [alwagner tca] there is a binding to Gimp in the RAA.
+ 17495 [niklas kagi.] You could always use the ImageMagick (www.imagemagick.org) programs
| 17498 [maki open-ne] Ryuichi Tamura(the author of Ruby/GD) is now developing (not released)
+ 25661 [ned bike-nom] Yes, there is Rubymagick.

^ mod_ruby
25579 [ed ewilson.c] Can someone direct me to the mod_ruby camp if it exists.  If such a
+ 17528 [tsyk yk.rim.] Hmm... camp?  If it means a web site, take a look at
+ 25680 [sean chitten] There's a mailing list setup at modruby@modruby.net.  -sc

^ Re: performance question
25581 [pulsar qks.c] 0maxresident)k
+ 17467 [pulsar qks.c] Since I've had a few private e-mails sent to me on this I thought I would
+ 17506 [ian-news upr] David, when you quote these figures, is this running on the AOS VM or on the
| + 17517 [pulsar qks.c] Smalltalk),
| + 25597 [pulsar qks.c] Smalltalk),
+ 25611 [pulsar qks.c] Since I've had a few private e-mails sent to me on this I thought I would
  + 17471 [pulsar qks.c] I note that process memory size is being listed in other posts and I didn't
  + 25594 [pulsar qks.c] I note that process memory size is being listed in other posts and I didn't

^ Funky file.each_byte
25583 [nlper jungle] Howdy!  I was filtering some files and ran into an anomaly.
+ 17697 [heesobpark y] refer to
+ 17743 [palmergs_no_] What you're running into, I think, is the fact that newlines in ms-dos are
+ 25629 [palmergs_no_] What you're running into, I think, is the fact that newlines in ms-dos are
| + 17828 [nlper jungle] You're both exactly right. It's been years since I've messed with low-level
| + 25632 [nlper jungle] You're both exactly right. It's been years since I've messed with low-level
+ 25641 [ned bike-nom] Unfortunately, you're using an "operating system" that distinguishes between
+ 25646 [hgs dmu.ac.u] Presumably you do want to count each and every byte, including 0x0a and
| 25743 [nlper jungle] <snippity-snip>
+ 25660 [kero d4050.u] Could it be newlines that are counted for one instead of two bytes?

^ Dir.chdir
25586 [stephen.hill] I'm just wondering if there might be any call for Dir.chdir to be able
+ 17541 [decoux moulo] It's in 1.7.1
+ 17542 [Dave Pragmat] That's been implemented in 1.7.
| 17544 [decoux moulo] We don't have the same version
| 17545 [Dave Pragmat] My mistake, for which I humbly and abjectly apologize.
+ 17575 [harryo zipwo] Could it not just queue the threads?  Note: I don't know much about

^ sound editor + ruby
25587 [bil ccrma.St] I recently added Ruby as an embedded language in my sound editor
25692 [feldt ce.cha] This is really cool Bill, thanks!
25752 [bil ccrma.St] I think sndlib should work as a Ruby extension already -- the

^ Ruby Is Now An Official Drink
25590 [jkaurin home] Sent this back when the gateway was broken, sorry

^ SWIG and strings
25593 [Craig_Files ] Has anybody been able to typemap strings in swig with ruby?
+ 17636 [aleksei.guze] # %module example
| 17646 [decoux moulo] The first is faster.
| 17658 [ljohnson res] .... and for completeness' sake,
+ 17642 [luigi.ballab] %typemap(ruby,out) string, const string & {
+ 25702 [ballabio mac] %typemap(ruby,out) string, const string & {

^ Re: Ruby & cross-platform graphics
25595 [ljohnson res] system.

^ Re: An OpenGL Ruby
25598 [lightage big] Have a look here
+ 17449 [lightage big] And here for code to generate polyhedra data.
| 17450 [lightage big] Have a look here
+ 17452 [Dave Pragmat] There goes my weekend :)
+ 17454 [lightage big] Or go here, find one you like, click on it and get the .wrl file (VRML)
+ 25599 [lightage big] Or go here, find one you like, click on it and get the .wrl file (VRML)

^ Re: Win32: Upgrade to Ruby 1.6.4 and GTK broken
25601 [ljohnson res] Ditto here; it worked with Ruby 1.6.2 but not with the latter two. Is this
+ 17690 [andy toolshe] I don't use GTK, but I believe you need to upgrade your
+ 17703 [ralf silicon] Hmm, don't know about GTK but FXRuby doesn't work with 1.6.4 (Windows
+ 25605 [ralf silicon] Hmm, don't know about GTK but FXRuby doesn't work with 1.6.4 (Windows
+ 25637 [andy toolshe] I don't use GTK, but I believe you need to upgrade your

^ Net/Http problem - connect(2) error on windows
25602 [jbshaldane h] I run ruby on Windows 2000... it works wonderfully, except when
+ 17617 [aamine mx.ed] It is the known bug of ruby socket.
+ 17705 [RossShaw mac] windows"
  17712 [mike lepton.] Invalid
  17737 [aamine mx.ed] Ahh, sorry. I was wrong.

^ This is insane...
25606 [bryan terral] I joined the Ruby mailing list, maybe 3 or 4 months ago.  At the time,
+ 25671 [Dave Pragmat] Actually, today it's caused by a problem with my newsfeed provider,
| 25675 [hal9000 hype] We feel your pain, Dave.  :)
+ 25672 [ndrsbngtssn ] The fact that many of them seem to posted in July might be a clue. :)
+ 25676 [phlip_cpp ya] I, sirrah, am above ground.

^ Aliases for class methods
25610 [harryo zipwo] Say I wanted to write my own version of File#open that adds some
+ 17483 [Dave Pragmat] class File
+ 17493 [harryo zipwo] Yep.  That works a treat!
+ 25568 [harryo zipwo] Yep.  That works a treat!
  + 17496 [Dave Pragmat] 'alias' works on instance methods. The class methods of class 'File'
  + 17497 [harryo zipwo] That makes sense.
  + 25609 [harryo zipwo] That makes sense.
    + 17499 [decoux moulo] Well, when you write
    + 17500 [Dave Pragmat] Yeah, me too :)
    + 17501 [harryo zipwo] Ah!  I think I see now why what I suggested was wrong.  Of course, any
    + 17502 [harryo zipwo] Thanks.  I put most of my comments in my reply to Dave's post, so I won't
    + 17505 [harryo zipwo] To explain why I wanted to do this in the first place, I've just
    | + 17507 [Dave Pragmat] f = File.open("wombat", "a")
    | | + 17510 [josb cncdsl.] This is a crutch, not a cure. The fundamental problem here is that
    | | + 17515 [harryo zipwo] You'll probably think I'm mad, given the apparent effort I've exerted to
    | | + 25626 [harryo zipwo] You'll probably think I'm mad, given the apparent effort I've exerted to
    | + 17516 [harryo zipwo] I knew that, of course ... I needed to, in order to get the perl hack working :-).
    | + 25608 [harryo zipwo] I knew that, of course ... I needed to, in order to get the perl hack working :-).
    + 25560 [harryo zipwo] Ah!  I think I see now why what I suggested was wrong.  Of course, any
    + 25578 [harryo zipwo] Thanks.  I put most of my comments in my reply to Dave's post, so I won't
      17503 [decoux moulo] Well in this case they are equivalent. alias is a keyword which accept the
      17529 [spwhite char] How was "alias" defined to avoid execute "uu" and "tt" before passing
      17531 [avi beta4.co] Yup.

^ Ruby equivalent for ord() in Perl
25613 [YuriLeikind ] Can't find the equivalent of Perl ord() in
+ 17650 [chris atdesk] ord('c')          # ==> 99
| + 17652 [stephen.syke] x = 'c'
| + 17654 [Pierre-Charl] This works only for litterals, whereas 'c'[0] also works with variables
| + 17660 [YuriLeikind ] Ok, but as this a form of a Fixnum literal,
| + 17661 [YuriLeikind ] Thanks, this is it !
| + 25596 [YuriLeikind ] Ok, but as this a form of a Fixnum literal,
+ 25664 [ned bike-nom] In Perl you use ord()

^ RUBY NEWSGROUP FAQ -- Welcome to comp.lang.ruby!  (Revised 2001-05-26)
25617 [schneiker ju] RUBY NEWSGROUP FAQ -- Welcome to comp.lang.ruby!  (Revised 2001-05-26)

^ ANN: FXRuby 0.99.173
25618 [ljohnson res] I am pleased to announce the latest release of FXRuby, the Ruby
25670 [SAT MULTITEC] Wasn't 0.99.173 released July 13th? Isn't the current release .174 (released

^ Re: GC mark
25620 [ljohnson res] You're going to have to maintain some mapping from those C struct pointers
17829 [aleksei.guze] #

^ Re: Class variables
25621 [senderista h] Class variables seem to mar the uniformity of the Ruby class model,

^ Re: Specialised data structures - good or bad?
25635 [harryo zipwo] That is certainly true.  Logically, the only reason one would want to

^ Ruby jobs
25636 [peterhi shak] I was looking on Job Serve here in the UK (things aren't going too well down
+ 17692 [andy toolshe] Outstanding!  Now if the yanks over here would get their
+ 25591 [andy toolshe] Outstanding!  Now if the yanks over here would get their
  + 17693 [toddg linux1] But then how would you scam the VCs and fuck the clients with maintenance
  + 17716 [elanthis use] Some good ways to get Ruby usage up here to use it embedded in any C/C++
  | 17726 [hal9000 hype] going too well down
  | 17728 [tobiasreif p] Ruby Annotation
  | 17749 [glen enabled] I have no idea what this is, but a company in Middletown, NJ is
  + 25627 [toddg linux1] But then how would you scam the VCs and fuck the clients with maintenance
    + 17810 [andy toolshe] Ah, I see your point.
    | 17822 [peterhi shak] Here are the jobs from JobServe. The trouble with JobServe is that the same
    + 25657 [andy toolshe] Ah, I see your point.

^ news gateway
25640 [Dave Pragmat] My news feed has suddenly decide to give me a whole bunch of
+ 25690 [james rubyxm] Ah, but it was good to see the 'Ruby jobs' thread again!
+ 25694 [feldt ce.cha] Good, I was getting very confused...
  25696 [Dave Pragmat] Sorry, but I don't keep any record of the message ids. I guess you
  25697 [feldt ce.cha] Ok.

^ WIN32OLE
25642 [mikkelj-anti] Have anyone successfully  used the win32ole library for ruby?
+ 17706 [aleksei.guze] Any "crashing" example? I'd like to test my WIN32OLE against them.
+ 17711 [masaki.suket] Yes, I agree with you. Win32OLE is not stable.
+ 17793 [mikkelj-anti] I have answered this in mail in more details.
+ 25677 [ralph.mason ] I am working on Win32 Ole support in ruby. The main thrush is to allow ruby
| 25736 [mikkelj-anti] ruby
| 25738 [ralph.mason ] I plan on releasing the source. However it only compiles on VC++ and is
| 25739 [    s xss.de] please please please please please please please please please
| 25740 [ralph.mason ] and
| 25749 [benoit.cerri] You may want to verify which of the 3 windows version of ruby it works with.
+ 25819 [ralph.mason ] I am pretty sure I have tracked down this one and fixed it.

^ Re: Old chestnut: invariants, pre/post conditions
25644 [andy toolshe] Time is the fire in which we burn...

^ YART (Yet Another Ruby Talk)
25647 [ jimm io.com] This talk was given to the New York City CTO Club on July 10, 2001.
+ 17701 [matz ruby-la] I like this one.  Can I refer this page from the Ruby home page?
+ 17714 [ jimm io.com] Absolutely. I would be honored.
+ 17772 [mdemello ruf] From a newbie perspective,
+ 25592 [ jimm io.com] Absolutely. I would be honored.
+ 25607 [mdemello ruf] From a newbie perspective,
  17774 [spwhite char] That would have gotten me. I had to read it again to be sure what
  17787 [ jimm io.com] Thank you, Martin and Stephen. I will change the example.

^ What happened to Ruby-Fltk?
25648 [adamon MailA] I heard about Ruby bindings to FLTK on this newsgroup, but the Ruby-Fltk
+ 17806 [kentda stud.] but it does smell a wee bit stale, which is a shame...
+ 17821 [ttate jaist.] I removed the entry from RAA. it is because I thought
| 17824 [hal9000 hype] Hmm. That is your right, of course...
+ 25619 [kentda stud.] but it does smell a wee bit stale, which is a shame...
  + 17929 [ljohnson res] I don't know, but I believe that the pyFLTK project (the Python language
  + 25691 [kevinbsmith ] It hasn't been updated for a couple months, but I think
    25700 [kentda stud.] This is another appearance by the reposting ghost. This was posted by me

^ a script works different in mod_ruby and ruby
25653 [domingo dad-] I'm trying some scripts using mod_ruby and I get a different behavior

^ Singleton and mod_ruby/eRuby
25654 [jimm fnord.i] Folks,
+ 17659 [matt lickey.] There is one interpreter per apache process.
+ 17700 [domingo dad-] Yes it's true there is one interpreter for each apache process but
+ 25643 [domingo dad-] Yes it's true there is one interpreter for each apache process but
  17715 [ jimm io.com] Thanks for all of the replies. I have switched from using Singleton to

^ ruby question
25659 [jobeicus hot] class Foo
17881 [Dave Pragmat] You can't alias it in such a way as to have the receiver

^ Mailing list deja vu?
25662 [hal9000 hype] I haven't actually verified this yet,
+ 25673 [ndrsbngtssn ] A mail client only shows the "Date" header. I guess the "Posted" header
| 25701 [dblack candl] So *that's* why flagging /^Posted:.*Jul/ netted me an extra
+ 25674 [julian-ml be] No, gotta agree with you Hal... there is a definite rift in the continuum... glad it's not just me!

^ mingw
25665 [alwagner uar] I don't want to start up the thread again, but I was wondering

^ REXML: node.type, .parent, .name
25667 [tobiasreif p] is something like the following possible in REXML (in a convenient way?)?
25719 [ ser efn.org] Yes, but I don't know why you'd want to.
25720 [tobiasreif p] thanks
+ 25733 [neumann s-di] class REXML::Instruction
+ 25849 [ ser efn.org] Yes, and DocType.  Everything that REXML identifies as a unique entity.

^ Old mails...
25668 [RyanL mosaic] There seems to have been a series of old ruby-talk messages reposted to

^ Would like feedback on script to remove unused import statements in java
25689 [tc clark.net] I use this script all the time when developing in java, it really helps a
25710 [decoux moulo] Well, I've very quickly look at it
25737 [    s xss.de] That's neat! And it fits *perfectly* in a section of our
+ 25746 [decoux moulo] Yes,
| 25747 [    s xss.de] So your name will not only appear in the preface, but also in the
+ 25829 [ralph.mason ] Is there any documentation on this anywhere?
  25830 [decoux moulo] In this case, no. In ruby a class is an object like any other objects,

^ more than one object in a druby server?
25695 [anany ece.vi] Does anyone know of a way to attach more than one object to a druby
+ 25698 [Dave Pragmat] You can look up tuplespaces on Google, and there is a simple test in
| + 26565 [ptkwt shell1] Dave,
| + 26572 [m_seki mva.b] Do you know satoru's cdbiff? It's a verry cool. We love cdbiff.
|   26577 [Dave Pragmat] Sometimes, I worry. I really worry.
|   26623 [mikkel.bruun] tuplespace seems very nice...
+ 25707 [neumann s-di] What about this little name server?
  25714 [anany ece.vi] Thanks!! Both ideas are good and just what I was looking for! Now, to

^ script to clean up re-posted messages
25699 [hotfusionman] news/mail gateway problem.  I don't claim this exact code will work for

^ Memory conservation and profiling. [was: Ruby on a PDA]
25704 [kentda stud.] Yeah. Either way, more control over memory would be nice.
25774 [kentda stud.] I went looking in the source and found GC_MALLOC_LIMIT in gc.c.

^ bug found, imho
25705 [niko.schwarz] ,----[ a lil test ]
25715 [decoux moulo] The bug is in bitvector, not ruby. See with the author of the extension.
25716 [niko.schwarz] The bitvector works find, trouble comes when subclassing it.
25717 [decoux moulo] This is why I've said that the bug is in bitvector :-)

^ Strange behaviour of "rescue"
25706 [neumann s-di] begin
+ 25708 [chadfowler y] Does the following work as you expect?
| 25712 [neumann s-di] Thanks, that's it.
+ 25709 [decoux moulo] exit rescue SystemExit
  25711 [neumann s-di] ~ % irb
  25713 [decoux moulo] Yes, you're right I've made the mistake with

^ module_function :function_included
25718 [gotoken notw] % ruby -e '
25748 [decoux moulo] Well, I'm not really sure with this, it's best to wait for matz
25832 [matz ruby-la] Thank you.  I will check in the modify (based on your one).

^ TK interface for Ruby?
25721 [gnuvince yah] Is is possible to to TK apps with Ruby (like Python with TKinter)?  If
+ 25723 [armin approx] ickaxe-book
| 25727 [kero d4050.u] Hey, that's two more links than I gave!
+ 25724 [kero d4050.u] and a few more linked from those.
  25745 [ rik kde.org] #if Kero van Gelder
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