261059-262609 subjects 261611-264140

^ Disk space allocation
261365 [itsybitsyspi] Do you guys have any recommendations on how do i go about handling the

^ libxml (XML::Node.content)
261372 [kuba.podgors] Why content is empty for following <code>?

^ First look at IronRuby
261373 [dan fluentra] best,

^ [ANN] Reminder: PDX.rb presents FOSCON III: Really Radical Ruby, Tuesday, 7/24, Portland, OR
261377 [tlockney gma] PDX.rb presents FOSCON III: Really Radical Ruby

^ watir checker being run twice?
261383 [kyleaschmitt] Hey all.
261387 [pmr16366 gma] You'd do better to post to the watir list.
261386 [pmr16366 gma] actually looking at it again, if you always use the same phrases, then
261388 [kyleaschmitt] Paul, I'm using Watir
261392 [pmr16366 gma] If you inherit from superpage then setupIE ( and hence the error
261396 [kyleaschmitt] Wow am I confused now.
261400 [pmr16366 gma] but if you use an existing @ie, it will already have a checker. Im not
261411 [kyleaschmitt] Yes it seems to be
261418 [pmr16366 gma] I meant if you do this
261419 [kyleaschmitt] In that case it happens once :/
261420 [kyleaschmitt] I'm going to repost this to the watir mailing list now. :)

^ Ruby training/classes Bay Area
261385 [new2perl gma] Anyone know if there are any classes (training) in Ruby being held in
262005 [raulparolari] A Ruby begginer course was started this year at CCSF, by D.Putnam, whose

^ HTTP.get returns String??
261393 [hal9000 hype] This is returning a String for me -- I thought it returned
261394 [hal9000 hype] Never mind, I figured it out... or Aria told me in xchat.

^ List tests with test/unit
261397 [matt_watir h] test_001_firstTest
261402 [jameskilton ] I'm not sure what @collector has exactly, but this is what you can do (adapt

^ Large binary trees & stack level too deep
261399 [kenneth.kalm] This is my first post to the list, although I've been an avid reader
261401 [lloyd 2live4] Well, if a binary tree gets too large and it is being called
261528 [kenneth.kalm] Thanks Lloyd

^ [ANN] MiniExiftool 0.4.0 released
261406 [frdrch web.d] MiniExiftool version 0.3.0 released!

^ [ANN] MiniExiftool 0.4.0 released
261415 [frdrch web.d] MiniExiftool version 0.4.0 released!

^ finding positions in a string
261417 [jtprince gma] I have a long string and I need to know the starting position of all
+ 261422 [dblack wobbl] Would you settle for concise? :-)
| 261424 [jtprince gma] That's the one-line magic I knew was hiding out there.  I will use it
+ 261423 [jtprince gma] def substring_positions(substring, string)
+ 261444 [botp delmont] # substring_positions(my_substring, my_string)      # -> should return
+ 261458 [james graypr] Another idea is to use String#index() with the optional second
  261461 [skye.shaw gm] On Jul 23, 9:10 pm, James Edward Gray II <ja...@grayproductions.net>
  261486 [botp delmont] # On Jul 23, 9:10 pm, James Edward Gray II <ja...@grayproductions.net>

^ Variable Generation
261421 [ari aribrown] yes, I mean spontaneously generated variables.
+ 261426 [m_goldberg a] Your problem likely results from the scoping rules for local
+ 261427 [caduceass gm] Your new variables only have scope within the block.
+ 261434 [fred lacave.] When the eval is run, you're in the context of the block.  If the
+ 261447 [botp delmont] # yes, I mean spontaneously generated variables.
+ 261487 [shortcutter ] There are various issues to your approach, namely that you cannot

^ Inherited & load
261428 [fred lacave.] I've written a mechanism to dynamically load plugins inheriting from a
+ 261438 [caduceass gm] This is probably not much help, but you got me to learn a couple of
| + 261482 [robert.dober] Hmm not sure how this fits in but what about include instead of
| + 261498 [fred lacave.] Good !  :)
|   261523 [james graypr] $ ri -T remove_const
|   261551 [fred lacave.] 16:35 fred@balvenie:~/ruby/espions> irb
|   261553 [james graypr] Did you ask it?  ;)
|   + 261554 [caduceass gm] Ah.  I forgot about Object#send.  Thanks, James.
|   + 261557 [fred lacave.] Thanks a lot for the migraine... I guess...  :)
|     261597 [fred lacave.] Works like a charm.  I've added reload methods and the ability to
+ 261478 [robert.dober] As Todd pointed out already, "inheritance" will happen only once,
  261489 [fred lacave.] Basically, I have a Plugin class, which implements a few methods,
  261501 [robert.dober] I do not see any particular reason why not to use Module inclusion;
  261502 [fred lacave.] Yup, basically, I didn't know I'd hit that problem with included, and it
  261505 [robert.dober] class TestA1

^ Corrupt image Error with RMagick, was: Validating an Image file is an image file
261429 [dangerwillro] Hey Mr. Hunter,
261431 [TimHunter nc] Can you read the image with ImageMagick? Try

^ Re: Syntax bug, in 1.8.5?  return not (some expr) <-- syntax
261430 [rogerpack200] I agree that
261435 [fred lacave.] unless File.exists? "a"

^ Newbie Question: irb
261432 [mike.hallora] How can I access the previous result of an evaluation in the irb
+ 261437 [bsimmers cmu] In irb, "_" represents the previous result, and to go farther back you
+ 261457 [skye.shaw gm] You must enable EVAL_HISTORY. Once you do so, you can access the

^ Creating xml files: what are the right libraries to use?
261433 [kyleaschmitt] When creating an xml document with ruby, what are currently the
+ 261585 [vasudevram g] Have you thought of generating the XML yourself via puts or print or
| 261595 [promos burch] I'll be doing some XML generation soon in Ruby.   I'll take a similar
+ 261592 [warlickt ope] I use REXML in the standard lib and haven't had any problems.
  261600 [kyleaschmitt] Humm, those are good points.  Although I was under the impression that

^ [ANN] rubyforge 0.4.3 Released
261441 [ryand-ruby z] rubyforge version 0.4.3 has been released!

^ [ANN] singapore.rb meeting for July 2007
261445 [bianster gma] Please take note of the details for the next singapore.rb meeting in

^ [ANN] hoe 1.2.2 Released
261446 [ryand-ruby z] hoe version 1.2.2 has been released!

^ [ANN] ZenTest 3.6.1 Released
261449 [ryand-ruby z] ZenTest version 3.6.1 has been released!

^ *.rubyforge.org sites disappearing from google?
261454 [l.g.chin gma] Has anyone noticed that projects with homepages hosted on rubyforge
+ 261468 [alex blackke] I noticed it for mongrel, certainly, but that was only yesterday.
| 261474 [warlickt ope] I checked with Google's site status tool -- They are being indexed.
+ 261480 [ruby-talk lo] Andreas Launila
  261524 [tom infoethe] Yup, let's give it a day or two and see if Google picks them up again
  261633 [tom infoethe] Note to self, don't block Googlebots with iptables!

^ (none)
261467 [hyunsoorama ] unsubscribe

^ Telnet issue
261471 [m.tyman inte] #########################################################
261479 [robert.dober] Well I can reproduce your problem, but as I have no idea what is in
261481 [m.tyman inte] My stupid fault. In place of "#{data['match']}"...  should be Regexp

^ Need help to compile: Ruby 1.9
261477 [girish_chand] Please note that I am following up this issue for my friend who had

^ Static variables in Ruby.
261483 [m.tyman inte] Is any way to define static variables over function? As class static
+ 261484 [robert.dober] There are three kinds of variables in Ruby
| 261508 [lists bertra] Further
| 261510 [robert.dober] LOL completely forgot them, thx.
+ 261485 [shortcutter ] If you mean static variables that are visible in a single method only,
| 261488 [onepoint sta] *cough*
| + 261491 [dblack wobbl] "Static" is a misleading term, though.  It's just a local variable
| | 261503 [onepoint sta] True, but it is still "visible in a single method only", which AIUI
| | 261527 [shortcutter ] Well, in Ruby there is usually a workaround.  But there is no real
| | 261575 [onepoint sta] Fair enough.  In fact that often happens to me; I implement something
| + 261506 [robert.dober] closure based properties, what a nice idea ;)
|   261512 [onepoint sta] Why is that?  Are all methods created by define_method slow?  Or is it
|   + 261521 [caduceass gm] I believe Robert developed a library for using closure based
|   | 261526 [robert.dober] Thx, properties are broken, but thx anyway :)
|   + 261522 [robert.dober] No it is the lookup, if you are interested I can send you my
+ 261587 [nobu ruby-la] def foo(x)
  261627 [vjoel path.b] Interesting. That is because Float, Regexp, and Bignum are instantiated
  + 261637 [nobu ruby-la] Yes, per node in accurate.
  + 261671 [robert.dober] I did not believe this,and why should I?
    + 261673 [shortcutter ] => nil
    | 261681 [robert.dober] Actually this is a reason why it should *not* work
    + 261700 [dblack wobbl] I get the same result with or without the line between the two times
      261704 [robert.dober] No that is the pleasant surprise :)

^ case equality question
261493 [phil.meier g] ======
+ 261496 [fred lacave.] I've been very suprised with this recently, but...
| 261500 [dblack wobbl] This message is in MIME format.  The first part should be readable text,
+ 261497 [sepp2k googl] Because it checks whether String===param_value and not param_value===String.
+ 261499 [dblack wobbl] Because String === param_value is true :-)  That's how the case thing
+ 261532 [kaldrenon gm] Hm...I'm not sure I like that it doesn't go the other way. I like it
  + 261547 [Rob AgileCon] case some_obj
  + 261548 [sepp2k googl] Wouldn't work.
    261552 [kaldrenon gm] On Jul 24, 10:28 am, Sebastian Hungerecker <sep...@googlemail.com>
    261561 [dblack wobbl] === is a method, so its behavior is completely programmable per class

^ Inputting part of array into Excel
261504 [q20105 yahoo] Newby Excel question
261514 [promos burch] First, inside your loop, why are you treating the string like an array?
261529 [q20105 yahoo] Thanks Todd. That did the trick!

^ Ruby Basics
261507 [ralph.grothe] I successfully compiled and installed Ruby and Gems on this HP-UX box
+ 261513 [stefano.croc] irb does have readline support, but it's not enabled by default. One way to do
| 261923 [ralph.grothe] I fear my ruby build on hpux doesn't currently contain readline support
+ 261518 [caduceass gm] It should.  Did you compile with readline (you need to have
| 261931 [ralph.grothe] please see my response to Stefano's reply.
| + 261935 [ralph.grothe] $ ruby -r rbconfig -e 'include Config;CONFIG.sort.each {|k,v| printf("%s
| + 261937 [shortcutter ] Well, there are *some* style rules but not with respect to how many
| + 261963 [caduceass gm] Look at your mkmf.log file at <ruby build directory>/ext/readline/mkmf.log
|   262991 [caduceass gm] My bad!  The second "end" for the second "def" statement is a mistake!
+ 261534 [chris.lowis ] You can get command history by installing the wirble gem
  261546 [ralph.grothe] many thanks for the quick response and the valuable hint for the wirble

^ Archives of this forum
261511 [lloyd 2live4] Because of the magnitude of contributors there is a LOT of great stuff
+ 261515 [jmettraux op] Hope this helps, best regards,
+ 261516 [sepp2k googl] Ist so, weil ist so
+ 261517 [robert.dober] is this what you are looking for?
  261544 [lloyd 2live4] Those are EXACTLY what I was looking for.  Thanks!
  261936 [robert.dober] I just forgot a very nice site, although it is not exactly what you

^ Boolean question. File here but not there.
261519 [pbailey bna.] I'm tryiing to determine that, for every TIFF file I have, is there a
+ 261531 [dangerwillro] Try using two Dir.globs
| 261947 [pbailey bna.] Thanks a lot. Yes, your suggestion in an intelligent one. My headspace
+ 261535 [peter semant] What is this line for? The only reason that tiffile has a value is that
  261946 [pbailey bna.] I don't know exactly what line you're referring to, Peter. But, your

^ Ruby extension with vararg function woes.
261520 [alterego sdf] osso_return_t osso_rpc_async_run( osso_context_t*, const gchar*, const gchar*, const gchar*, const gchar* osso_rpc_async_f*, gpointer, int, ... );
261581 [phlip2005 gm] Ask on news:comp.lang.c , because AFAIK there might be a system to
261639 [nobu ruby-la] No portable way, AFAIK.  And even if there is a such way, it
261762 [phlip2005 gm] That's why the OP needs to find a non-portable way, for that Nokia gizmo.

^ Using Ruby to generate AVR C-code
261530 [cwattengard ] I found a message on the net, http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/65582

^ Unexpectadly end of program
261536 [m.tyman inte] Cannot move multiple files to a single file.
+ 261539 [shortcutter ] Probably what it says: you seem to be trying to move several files to
+ 261543 [robert.dober] 602/102 > mv a b c d
  261555 [m.tyman inte] Yes, it seems as unix problem. Code is too complicated and too big to
  261559 [m.tyman inte] Never mind guys. This communicate is from windows. The issue was

^ Is there any command line editing package?
261540 [miaohaoz ust] I want to develop a command line environment using ruby, it can
261549 [Rob AgileCon] Something like Readline?
+ 261596 [fwmailinglis] charset="us-ascii"
+ 261634 [miaohaoz ust] On 7 24 ,   10 31 , Rob Biedenharn <R...@AgileConsultingLLC.com>

^ segmentation fault?!
261542 [marc.hoeppne] could anyone please enlighten me as to what ruby wants to tell me by

^ where are the Ruby FAQ gone?
261545 [ronald.fisch] Does anyone know where the Ruby FAQs are gone to? The two sites
+ 261556 [lloyd 2live4] Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
+ 261560 [dblack wobbl] The FAQ has been officially hosted at RubyGarden for a couple of
  + 261562 [james graypr] I cannot reach the above links currently.
  | 261565 [dblack wobbl] I think Chad just (in the past 1/2-hour) did some DNS fixing.  See if
  | 261573 [james graypr] Not yet, but I'll give the change some time to trickle down and try
  + 261649 [james graypr] I can reach these now and I have restored the link on the home page.

^ Less than one week left for July Ruby Project Spotlight submissions (reminder)
261550 [gregory.t.br] Just a reminder for those considering submitting a project for the

^ object equivalence
261563 [andrew resea] charset=US-ASCII;
261576 [caduceass gm] eql? is just a method and therefore depends on the implementing

^ rubyQT
261564 [carl.bourne ] I wonder if you can help. I'm currently exploring rubyqt in conjunction
+ 261567 [caleb aei-te] Right.  When your go() slot is running, that's all that's happening in your program.
+ 261568 [rgkaufman gm] Assuming that the problem your having is that you type and not text

^ Regex Question
261566 [seijin gmail] I recently started studying Ruby (1.8.6) and things are going well.
+ 261569 [Rob AgileCon] Well, it would but the * is 'zero or more times' and it can match
| 261589 [seijin gmail] Oh, I see.  So using the "*" with just one ... errr... thing will
| + 261591 [seebs seebs.] Both will match.
| + 261609 [dblack wobbl] Keep in mind, though, that it's looking for a pattern-match starting
+ 261571 [martindemell] It does, but it also returns the *first* available match, which in the
  261572 [martindemell] Oops - Rob is right, of course - + being greedy, it tries \w+ =

^ [QUIZ-Solution] Maximum Sub-Array (#131)
261574 [izi_ttm yaho] Although totally algorithmic, it sounded like a nice problem. Here is my solution, based on the explanation in the text which link is given in the comments. Didn't test it too much, so don't rely on it's correctness.

^ cross-reference RDoc
261578 [phlip2005 gm] I want RDoc to document two modules. One contains def foo and the
261607 [gavin refine] module Foo
+ 261740 [phlip2005 gm] Thanks for the experiment... Now I have to demonstrate why it doesn't work
+ 261819 [phlip2005 gm] And that was the secret - the complete type-path with #.

^ Bidirectionnal relation
261580 [dohzya gmail] I have a problem with bidirectional relations : how to implements it ?
+ 261601 [gavin refine] class Female
+ 261754 [pit.capitain] in ruby-talk:121602 I posted a little library to implement this.
  + 261772 [dohzya gmail] Why find again ? it's exactly what I want !
  + 261781 [dohzya gmail] it ?
  + 261902 [dohzya gmail] it ?

^ Attaching a script to IO
261582 [ari aribrown] Hey all,
+ 261594 [ari aribrown] Oh, and if it makes a difference, information on using sockets with
+ 261599 [michael.gors] Works for me!
  261605 [ari aribrown] Well, except I'm not trying to send "hello". I'm trying to keep my
  261625 [shortcutter ] It seems you want your script to act as a _server_.  In that case class

^ [ANN] MiniExiftool 0.4.0 released
261586 [frdrch web.d] MiniExiftool version 0.4.0 released! Second try. ;)

^ Preparing Data For Statistical Analysis
261590 [irishhacker ] How much data munging do Ruby-ists have to do?

^ attributes ala java annotations or .Net attributes?
261598 [kyleaschmitt] Does ruby have attributes ala java annotations or .Net attributes?
+ 261603 [transfire gm] Facets has an annotations system, but of course it's not an built-in
| 261608 [kyleaschmitt] Hum.  OK, thanks you two.  Maybe if I'm lucky it'll end up in ruby 2.0 ;)
+ 261604 [ben bleythin] It's not exactly what you're looking for, but there's a library called

^ Regarding Constants
261610 [harnish_544 ] I am having some difficulty in the use of constants in Ruby.  I've a
+ 261651 [skye.shaw gm] Use lowercase "m"
+ 261665 [FireAphis gm] Module Constants
  + 261666 [FireAphis gm] On Jul 25, 10:17 am, "FireAp...@gmail.com" <FireAp...@gmail.com>
  + 261668 [FireAphis gm] On Jul 25, 10:17 am, "FireAp...@gmail.com" <FireAp...@gmail.com>