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Ruby One-Click Installer for OSX Tiger
261059 [rubyforum@we] This package is the most simple way to equip your Macintosh Apple OSX
261073 [dangerwillro] Most excellent!
261145 [yudi.xue@gm ] ...
261158 [dangerwillro] Don't know but I suspect he is a busy guy.

ci_reporter user guide?
261062 [maung@at -o ] I am new to ruby. I've googled for ci_reporter user guide, but i found
+ 261100 [nicksieger@g] ...
+ 261101 [nicksieger@g] ...
  261384 [maung@at -o ] Thanks for your response. I am very new to ruby, so please bear with me.
  262222 [matt_watir@h] I have the exact same issue...

like man or apropos for Ruby
261065 [phlipcpp@ya ] After years of studying Ruby, one factoid has eluded me. Actually, more than
+ 261067 [TimHunter@nc] Assuming you installed the documentation, you can use ri.
| 261080 [rick.denatal] And for a better performing alternative, get Mauricio Fernandez fastri
| 261081 [znmeb@ce ma ] IIRC it is *significantly* faster if you install from a tarball rather
| + 261120 [alex@bl ck e] Presumably (and this is a wild stab in the dark) if it's installed as a
| + 261129 [minciue@gm i] A small note about RubyGems + FastRI
| | 261251 [benjohn@fy h] I've just had a quick play about with qri and ri...
| | 261254 [stefano.croc] If I remember correctly, you need to do
| + 261151 [rick.denatal] This is true, BUT even when installed as a gem, it's significantly
|   261152 [shevegen@li ] I am a dreamer and i also admit i like CSS and good looking, visual
|   261252 [sonoflilit@g] I've compiled my own rdoc of every library I have use and the core,
+ 261068 [logancapaldo] ...
+ 261070 [dangerwillro] ri

svn+http on RubyForge
261072 [tom@in oe he] Just wanted to let folks know that RubyForge now supports svn+http for
+ 261148 [robert.dober] Great news and a good occasion to say thanks to Tom for the great work :)
+ 261159 [tpo2@so rc p] Nice, thanks! I had to "tunnel" through our own server in order to
  261193 [tom@in oe he] Cool.  I hope to get svn+https up and running at some point too.  As far
  261356 [pabs@pa lo r] k.=20
  261525 [tom@in oe he] Cool, I'll look into that...

ERB question, not seeing variables..
261076 [beingthexemp] require 'erb'
261077 [jesse.r.brow] I'm not sure if it will be helpful in your situation, but e.result
261079 [beingthexemp] yeah I got if figured out.. thanks..

Entry-level help
261096 [drakmire@ya ] I'm not sure how detailed I should make my situation here.  I had some
261099 [perrin@ap th] HTML reached version 4.  Now there's XHTML, and it looks like HTML itself

[ANN] ActiveRecord::Extensions 0.7.0 Released!
261103 [zach.dennis@] What's New ?

[ANN] rfeedparser 0.9.93
261112 [jeff@so et i] rFeedParser is a translation of Mark Pilgrim's Universal Feed Parser

Welcome back the Spanish Inquisition! (was: Re: Taking the bull by its horns [was background])
261114 [shortcutter@] Why?  Please explain!
+ 261121 [martindemell] Nobody RExpects the Spanish Inquisition!
+ 261126 [lists@be tr ] Godwin's Law.
| 261168 [perrin@ap th] Because he mentioned MS Windows . . . ?  That's amusing.
+ 261139 [seebs@se bs ] Imagine that a driver were to print an error message.  What would be the

[ANN] rfeedparser 0.9.93
261118 [jeff@so et i] rFeedParser is a translation of Mark Pilgrim's Universal Feed Parser
261134 [chneukirchen] Great effort, thanks a lot.

define_method and blocks
261127 [carlton@ba t] I'm trying to programmatically add methods taking a block to a class.
261130 [logancapaldo] ...

[ANN] Ramaze version 0.1.3
261131 [m.fellinger@] This time we are proud to announce Version 0.1.3 of the Ramaze framework, a

261133 [zimupa@go gl] ...
261360 [isidrolv@gm ] unsubscribe

Problems with test cases and other things with Ruby-WordNet
261136 [appleman@gm ] I tried to post this as a ticket to Ruby-WordNet trac as a ticket but
+ 261197 [gethemant@gm] Henry,
| 261198 [gethemant@gm] Not to mention link parser support in linguistic library,which doesn't
| 261645 [ged@Fa ri MU] Wow, okay. Care to elaborate on your experience?
| + 261713 [gethemant@gm] My apologies Michael, I honestly thought project went dormant, but i
| + 261872 [appleman@gm ] Glad you still read the mailing lists.  I am going to try reinstalling
|   261874 [appleman@gm ] Well I recompiled using bdb version 4.6.18 and it did not core dump.
+ 261632 [ged@Fa ri MU] First of all, I apologize for the "Possible Spam" thing. I was getting

To Diarmuid: Ruby on the Meraki Mini
261147 [gsc@om ga og] I went to your page ( http://designbuildtestrepeat.wordpress.com/ )
261913 [dwrenne@ya o] Thanks for the offer. I'd like to help you out.

[OT] Re: Ruby Editor
261149 [alexandru@gl] Too bad, as it's pretty cool for editing Erlang ;-)
261160 [dzwell@gm il] [OT] Re: Ruby Editor
261175 [perrin@ap th] I'm not sure that tracks.  You consider Emacs to be more customizable
+ 261178 [seebs@se bs ] I think emacs is more customizable for one simple reason:  vmlinux.el.
| 261214 [perrin@ap th] I already have an OS.  I don't need to run another one on top of it.
+ 261185 [dzwell@gm il] My theory: forcing writers of plugins to write in one language has the
  261213 [perrin@ap th] I think we may have to simply agree to disagree on the subject of

ANN: Sequel 0.1.9 Released
261153 [ciconia@gm i] Sequel version 0.1.9 has just been released. This release contains a
261326 [florian.assm] Thanks again Sharon,

Help needed with this ERB code
261154 [voipfc@go gl] Is there any code in this ERB snippet that causes text after the EOF
261155 [voipfc@go gl] Is there some way the ERB internal stack or whatever can be reset

Overriding delegated methods
261156 [jesse.d.merr] I'm trying to use SimpleDelegator, but am having a problem overring a method.
261248 [pit.capitain] Jesse, can you tell us a bit more of what you are trying to achieve?
261250 [jesse.d.merr] Sure. Basically, I have one class that wraps an external process (and provides
261273 [pit.capitain] require 'delegate'
261303 [jesse.d.merr] Yep, that works just how I want it. I don't particularly like having to
261405 [pit.capitain] Yes, it isn't nice, but given your constraints there's not much you

using IO objects?
261165 [beingthexemp] hey.. uh.. slightly sumped with this. I'm using RSCM for some SVN stuff,
+ 261170 [phlipcpp@ya ] Could you post some code and/or output? Your jargon is impenetrable.
+ 261180 [ben@bl yt in] You should be able to call #read on your IO object to slurp the entire

Ruby Mechanize issues
261171 [ruby@tc .m i] I'm having a devil of a time trying to scrape an onerous website with

Beer for Rubyforge [was: svn+http on RubyForge]
261182 [ryand@ze sp ] Even better would be to give a tangible "thank you" to Tom for doing
+ 261191 [tom@in oe he] Thanks to all for the kind words!  And should I receive beer, I promise
+ 261205 [znmeb@ce ma ] Email me off list for some links to the best beer in the world from

Method to return elements of an array in numeric 'rank'?
261186 [dontspamme@s] I'm working on a Ruby program to simulate horse races for a fantasy
261189 [james.britt@] See http://www.ruby-doc.org/core/classes/Enumerable.html#M003151
261200 [dontspamme@s] I realize it would be easier for people in the fgroup to follow if I
+ 261203 [list.push@gm] Would something like this work?
| 261206 [dontspamme@s] It looks like you're suggesting a two dimensional array, is that
| 261215 [list.push@gm] What I'm thinking is that you could set up a 2D array and sort it on
+ 261222 [james.britt@] Skill to do comes of doing.  And you can ask for help on ruby-talk.
+ 261223 [phillipsds@y] Ruby is an excellent place to get started with OO as it requires

Re: ActiveRecord::Extensions 0.7.0 Released!
261187 [bcparanj@gm ] Will this work with Rails edge?

first ruby script mysql data input
261192 [hpbenton@gm ] I'm trying to use ruby for the first time. I want to make a script
+ 261196 [gethemant@gm] You would need  a library capable of handling connection to mysql db.
+ 261247 [caduceass@gm] I think you meant the key ID's in a table.
  261249 [ciconia@gm i] require 'sequel/mysql'

Boyer-Moore string search algorithm in ruby
261195 [bcparanj@gm ] I came across this post: http://www.arnebrasseur.net/2007/02/26/boyer-moore-string-search-algorithm-in-ruby/en/
+ 261234 [nobu@ru y- a] String#index uses Karp-Rabin algorithm, not Boyer-Moore.
| + 261245 [matz@ru y- a] 1.8 regex engine uses modified Boyer-Moore search algorithm.
| + 261266 [seebs@se bs ] That strikes me as secondary; presumably, the goal is to implement it in Ruby
|   261308 [dangerwillro] Perhaps if you look into the code for one of those functions, you
|   261309 [seebs@se bs ] True.
+ 372676 [nate@na em r] Ruby library for doing Boyer-Moore string searching which you can find

IAre there some subtle bugs in ERB parsing?
261202 [voipfc@go gl] Is there any code in this ERB snippet that causes text after the EOF
+ 261208 [phillipsds@y] I'm not that familiar with erb, but from what you've described I'm
| 261226 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] It can have white space before the token if you use the opening
| 261229 [phillipsds@y] I've always used <<EOF and had no idea that <<- existed. Thanks.
+ 261239 [voipfc@go gl] Thanks for the advice it was whitespace after the token

261204 [kriskohlsted] I'm looking for something that has similar functionality to the
261290 [warlickt@op ] Instead of calling http://www.foo.com/mycontroller?id=2, call

extra text in puts command
261210 [dontspamme@s] This one seems incredibly simple and I'm sure I'm just missing
261217 [phillipsds@y] you could try
261257 [dontspamme@s] Thank for the help, it worked very well, although I did decide to

ANN: Melbourne Ruby/Rails meetup this Thursday night
261219 [pete@no ah t] The Melbourne (Australia, not Florida) Ruby group is having their

Syntax bug, in 1.8.5?  return not (some expr) <-- syntax error vs return (not (some expr)) <-- fine
261224 [no.email.her] class MyRect
+ 261227 [phillipsds@y] There's a difference between [not, and, or] and [!, &&, ||]
| 261279 [no.email.her] Thanks. The difference is just to point out what looks like
| 261283 [dblack@wo bl] def x; return 1 and puts "I'm gone!"; end
+ 261228 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] You need to use the '!' operator instead of the 'not' "conjunction".

Problem with File.exists? giving an incorrect result
261241 [radixhound@g] I have a problem with a script I'm working on.  File.exists? is
+ 261242 [phillipsds@y] I assume you have permission to read the file?
+ 261253 [dangerwillro] You need to open the file  first.
+ 261293 [aledonne.lis] What does the rename code look like? I've seen lots of weirdness on
+ 261300 [nobu@ru y- a] What are the actual exception you get, and the version?  And

mechanize to access https links
261246 [anne@wj .h r] I would like to open and save to disk https tutorials which were
261255 [anne@wj .h r] require 'rubygems'
261285 [aaron@te de ] Make sure to clear all your cookies before you do that.  I recommend

Gems, put an executable script in path? like rails?
261256 [beingthexemp] Hey all, how do you put an executable in your path through gems.. like
261258 [anthonyeden@] When constructing your gem spec you need to include the bindir and the
261259 [beingthexemp] Thanks that worked perfectly.

How do you "undef_method" for a class method?
261260 [deanwampler@] ...
+ 261262 [ccthiel@gm i] ...
| 261264 [robert.dober] Let me plead you not to top post first ;)
| 261315 [ccthiel@gm i] ...
| 261330 [robert.dober] This is a bottom post, you posted at the end of the message you respond to,
| 261332 [matthewrudyj] oh wow,
+ 261265 [fxn@ha hr f.] (class << Foo; self; end).send(:remove_method, :method)
  261275 [dblack@wo bl] ...
  261353 [deanwampler@] ...
  261359 [dblack@wo bl] ...

not woking in Linux
261263 [ja_bowen@ya ] require 'csv'
261291 [warlickt@op ] CSV is in the Ruby standard library, so I recommend getting the latest version.

"require" in unit test not returning true or false
261270 [jesperrr@gm ] I have a test file in my project to test dependencies to ruby gems,
261276 [ryand-ruby@z] Look... I'm a testing _freak_ and even I don't do this...
261278 [jesperrr@gm ] Thanks Ryan, that will give me some leads to work on. Could you give
261310 [m.fellinger@] task :check_dependencies do
261311 [m.fellinger@] # Should check my code before posting, sorry for wasting your bandwidth :)
261414 [jesperrr@gm ] Michael.

How to implement editor within Ruby script?
261271 [ das@da e. n] ...
261274 [sepp2k@go gl] system editor, filename

Parsing bug with 'return not' (was, Syntax bug)
261277 [no.email.her] Thanks, maybe I'll look. It's not just precedence though, or else
261295 [gregory.t.br] if binds differently than return.  It is precedence.
261757 [rick.denatal] Except that return isn't an operator.  As far as I can tell, looking

[ANN] Ruby-VPI 17.0.0
261284 [ snk@gn .o g] Ruby-VPI is a Ruby interface to IEEE 1364-2005 Verilog VPI

Re: Digest Articles 261154-261275 (11/13) (ruby-talk ML)
261286 [radixhound@g] ...
+ 261299 [caduceass@gm] You can't read certain files that exist; like directories, for
+ 261307 [dangerwillro] You might check the file type, and file permissions.

Class Overkill?  What's practical?
261287 [promos@bu ch] I've hacked out a monolithic script to parse a 3D file and create a
+ 261292 [warlickt@op ] Very good.
+ 261294 [dblack@wo bl] bom_sheet << catalog_sheet.cut(some_params)
+ 261301 [aurelianocal] I think that you need to do nothing. Just make sure that you
  + 261342 [dangerwillro] Over all though, truckloads of methods can still be used in their own
  + 261389 [kaldrenon@gm] On Jul 22, 9:55 pm, "Aureliano Calvo" <aurelianoca...@gmail.com>

Using expect.rb to change a user's password in UNIX
261289 [victor.reyes] ...
+ 261306 [znmeb@ce ma ] If the systems on which the passwords are to be changed are Linux, there
+ 261313 [djberg96@gm ] Regards,
+ 261338 [hutch@re ur ] I don't know. I had to do something similar for scripting rsync over
  261381 [victor.reyes] ...

261296 [rubyforum@we] I guess I don't understand the concept of false. I wanted to set flag in
261312 [michael.bevi] ...

261297 [rubyforum@we] I think something else is going on. Even if I use a string, the script
261298 [cliffrowley@] What's your code?
261858 [rubyforum@we] What had happened was that things that were supposed to happen in the

array permutations
261318 [ac251404@oh ] The other day I ran into a problem where I needed all the permutations
+ 261320 [dzwell@gm il] It's a port of the GCC library version to ruby. As for efficiency,
| 261366 [kbloom@gm il] There is a version of each_permutation in the Facets library (http://
+ 261321 [rrafje@gm il] ...
+ 261322 [ryand-ruby@z] The one thing I learned in Algs is someone has invented/implemented/

Re: how to make a[2][3]=4 work?
261324 [fsormok@in o] Tanks for the replies.
+ 261329 [robert.dober] Hmm the context of this statement seems not complete in *this* thread,
+ 262609 [shortcutter@] Its this what you are looking for?

Processing a huge xml file
261335 [freestyle_ka] Hey guys
+ 261346 [lloyd@2l ve ] Run it in windows?  :)
| 261364 [freestyle_ka] Thats a very fair point actually, if it runs in the browser, it must be
| + 261367 [ajcampbell01] ...
| + 261368 [lloyd@2l ve ] I am new to ruby and, as much as I love the language syntax, I have yet
|   261375 [freestyle_ka] I wonder if its somthing to do with the XSD includes and imports that it
+ 261358 [transfire@gm] libxml has some know issues, memory consumption especially. Hopefully
+ 261362 [shortcutter@] The generic answer would be, use a XML stream parser (as opposed to a
| 261883 [nappin713@ya] XMLParser library from http://www.yoshidam.net/Ruby.html
| 262050 [freestyle_ka] Hey all
| 262097 [shortcutter@] Yes and no: since the XML (XSD in your case) is known the parser could
| 262329 [freestyle_ka] Good point, and thanks for the reply :)
| 262372 [shortcutter@] XML is a generic format, so a XML DOM needs to be able to store all
+ 261371 [jamesthepipe] Something's going wrong.  20k lines is a pretty small XML file; we're

help me....
261336 [sangeetha.ge] ...
261337 [robert.dober] We might be able to help you better if you post the data and what you
261343 [gethemant@gm] If search string has html entities, then do not proceed with search.
+ 261345 [gethemant@gm] 1. Have a meaningful subject or else your question will look like spam.
+ 261347 [alex@bl ck e] No it's not...
  261350 [gethemant@gm] Honestly, its up to user. Unless we are talking about valid XHTML,
  261741 [dangerwillro] Hpricot is certainly one tool you should consider.