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Re: openobject-0.0.1
268364 [transfire@gm] Hey dude, the name OpenObject is straight from Facets. And except for
+ 268372 [ara.t.howard] suggestions?
| + 268379 [logancapaldo] Merge the two projects! ;)
| | 268381 [ara.t.howard] they are actually quite a bit different - otherwise not a bad idea.
| | 268827 [transfire@gm] I don't see a great deal of difference between Ara's openobject and
| + 268395 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Aren't they both namespaced?  If so, where's the collison?
|   + 268402 [ara.t.howard] who is this 'namespaced' you speak of?
|   + 268404 [logancapaldo] I don't think google understands ruby namespaces, when I go searching
+ 268715 [steven@lu os] For that matter, there are at least two others?
  + 268716 [logancapaldo] In retrospect I'm surprised there aren't more.
  + 268717 [shevegen@li ] Brainstorming! Sorry, I have to add #comments :)
  + 268823 [transfire@gm] calibre-openobject is an older version of openobject. All the calibre-

How to get the Client IP address with webrick
268375 [saliktheblan] I need to ensure that the user who has sent the request is the localhost
268489 [shaiguitar@g] ... i don't know how to do this via webrick, but u find out the

Custom Packets
268382 [ari@ar br wn] Hey all,
+ 268389 [michael.bevi] ...
+ 268398 [ari@ar br wn] I just don't want to have to install a bunch of libraries on a bunch
  268437 [ari@ar br wn] You are a god among mortals. Thank you!
  + 268472 [botp@de mo t] # - Is there a (slightly) easier way to do it, or should I just start
  | 268901 [dido.sevilla] ...
  + 268754 [phlip2005@gm] TCP is (roughly) a layer on UDP. UDP is like a barnacle spawning, sending
    268763 [ari@ar br wn] Heh, No, I don't want to invent a network protocol however awesome
    273022 [eleanor@ga e] You might be interested in some of the code in my RailsConf Europe

Help with Socket (TCPServer) requested!
268387 [victor.reyes] ...
+ 268392 [mailing.mr@g] i understand that server should send some data to client? if that's the
+ 268476 [victor.reyes] ...

Re: ruby-serialport on OS X?
268396 [tbuser@gm il] you are also loading rubygems.  I got around it by not doing a require
268493 [tbuser@gm il] Hm, not sure what to tell you then, it works for me.  I'm on a

What Linux distribution to choose for learning Ruby and Ruby on Rails
268403 [slavof@gm il] ...
+ 268405 [mailing.mr@g] debian or ubuntu - ubuntu is based on debian and is more widnows like
| + 268412 [perrin@ap th] Ubuntu is more distinctly GUI-oriented in a "Windows-friendly" way.
| | 268415 [james.britt@] If you are still using a Windows box you can get either VMWare Server or
| + 268416 [dusty.doris@] Simple.  Which ever one you like best.
| + 268471 [pietia.moo@g] it depends from some reasons. firsly - your experience in linux ,
| + 268750 [gethemant@gm] NOO  _never_ install rubygems from apt tree, its broken.
|   + 268759 [qpadla@gm il] You are totally right. It's mostly unusable. It was very strange for me for
|   + 269173 [ shot@ho .p ] Why not? I=E2=80=99m using them with great success. They land in /var/lib/g=
|     269182 [caduceass@gm] Some get lucky.  I've had nothing but heartache using the apt tree for
|     269199 [znmeb@ce ma ] It's probably *better* with Gentoo than most other distros and it's
|     + 269200 [phrexianreap] Symlink should work for any /usr/bin/ruby issues if you install is
|     | 269201 [fwmailinglis] charset="us-ascii"
|     | + 269204 [phrexianreap] gem install was what I was thinking of, actually.
|     | | 269206 [perrin@ap th] Actually, I think Debian is using 1.8.5 currently on the stable version.
|     | | 269208 [fwmailinglis] charset="us-ascii"
|     | + 269216 [znmeb@ce ma ] Feature loss? Maybe. Unfixed bugs are rare in an enterprise OS like RHEL
|     + 269203 [perrin@ap th] One of the things I like about *BSD, actually, is the tendency for
|       269578 [qpadla@gm il] This is true. I am often find my self using ports on FreeBSD where on
|       274013 [garciatjm@gm] yo creo que eso depende de la persona mmm... por k puedes tener
+ 268411 [fwmailinglis] charset="us-ascii"
+ 268413 [znmeb@ce ma ] 1. Have you considered staying on Windows and installing "Instant Rails"
| 268418 [slavof@gm il] ...
| + 268425 [znmeb@ce ma ] Yes ... I guess I would pick the distro that "most" of the hostings use.
| | + 268427 [reid.thompso] From http://www.mono-project.com/FAQ:_General
| | | 268439 [znmeb@ce ma ] Thanks!! If my day job ever decides to make me a .NET developer, I'll
| | | 268444 [reid.thompso] I was running gentoo on a 700 mhz laptop til it died a couple of weeks
| | | 268451 [znmeb@ce ma ] Yeah, I've looked at Sabayon -- it's a Gentoo derivative. I'm not a big
| | | + 268457 [dangerwillro] Ubuntu (gnome desktop) or Kubuntu (KDE ) if you want easy to get it
| | | | 268510 [perrin@ap th] MacOS X isn't precisely a BSD Unix.  It uses a Mach kernel (not a BSD
| | | + 268545 [ezmobius@gm ] I have to step in here with a small data point about Gentoo on
| | |   268595 [znmeb@ce ma ] You should definitely brag about that on the Gentoo Weekly News. As far
| | |   268606 [perrin@ap th] Much as I prefer Debian over Gentoo, I don't know that I'd say you could
| | |   268611 [znmeb@ce ma ] It's a couple extra lines in the config file for apt-get to point to the
| | |   268614 [bob@pr ul .c] Ensure that all of the build dependencies are installed and available,
| | |   268625 [slavof@gm il] ...
| | |   + 268633 [felipe.contr] I'm a Fedora user and I don't know Ubuntu Server Edition but my best
| | |   + 268637 [dzwell@gm il] Because you are new to Linux, I would steer you away from Ubuntu Server
| | |     268826 [phrexianreap] I'm going to jump in here with a few quick comments.
| | |     268832 [fwmailinglis] charset="US-ASCII"
| | |     268841 [phrexianreap] Thing is, most people would prefer to use the GUI to the command-line.
| | |     269039 [dzwell@gm il] Yeah, but even that is too much for most people. We forget that
| | |     269040 [lionel-subsc] There's one aspect of the OS choice that I don't think was mentionned in
| | |     269084 [phrexianreap] He could also just grab a Knoppix LiveCD to play with, if he wants to
| | + 269086 [alexey.verkh] Sorry for self-promotion. RubyWorks stack is trying to take care of
| + 268584 [charles.nutt] There's very little about JRuby that feels like Java. It smells pretty
+ 268433 [transfire@gm] If you are new to Linux, Ubuntu or Kubuntu is very likely the best
| 268436 [znmeb@ce ma ] Isn't Arch a Debian derivative? There are lots of Debian derivatives,
| + 268445 [matt@te hn r] All of my systems are CentOS, but if you don't care about long term (5+
| + 268447 [transfire@gm] Nope. Arch is not based on Debian. Arch is it's own creation, probably
|   268513 [perrin@ap th] No . . . the "real source code action" would be in a BSD Unix (FreeBSD,
|   + 268517 [lionel-subsc] go with *BSD instead of Gentoo or whatever. I'm actually interested
|   | 268539 [perrin@ap th] FreeBSD, among other things, tends to provide far greater system
|   + 268525 [transfire@gm] I never quite understood the BSD fanfare. Is it really that much
|     + 268530 [lionel-subsc] IMHO (even if I consider the docs really important) what defines a
|     | + 268532 [dangerwillro] perhaps headaches.
|     | | 268541 [perrin@ap th] That door can really swing both ways, and may be more related to
|     | + 268540 [perrin@ap th] I'd say there are really four primary aspects to separating distributions
|     |   268596 [znmeb@ce ma ] You've left out what I consider is another big win for *BSD -- the
|     + 268537 [perrin@ap th] There are distinct differences between BSD Unix and Linux based OSes, not
+ 268474 [mark.gallop@] I used Gentoo at home and work for a few years and loved it. I had tried
| 268514 [perrin@ap th] Also, keep backups.  I've run into a couple of smaller derivative
+ 268600 [bigboss64@ip] Any Linux Distro will do, if you prefer *not* to actually have to learn much

DAH, using the 'id' property on an object. Get around ruby
268421 [beingthexemp] DAH, I keep running into issues with using the ID property on an object.
+ 268422 [transfire@gm] obj.object_id
| 268599 [dan-ml@da 42] obj.__id__
+ 268612 [m.fellinger@] class Object

[ANN] keybox 1.2.0 Released
268423 [jeremy@hi eg] keybox version 1.2.0 has been released.

Possible Zlib Bug
268428 [jed.hurt@gm ] I originally posted this message to core as I assumed that it would be
268438 [yermej@gm il] I don't know much about zlib, but I did notice one thing in your
268442 [jed.hurt@gm ] Well, I'm thoroughly embarrassed. Maybe that's why no one would take

Re: Count and Say (#138)
268431 [phrogz@ma .c] # Solution to Ruby Quiz #138 by Gavin Kistner
268434 [phrogz@ma .c] For fun, I thought I'd see what it looked like to implement the
+ 268435 [phrogz@ma .c] Hey, thanks for providing this! I was wondering about that best case,
| 268483 [dontfall@gm ] # Krishna Dole's solution to Ruby Quiz 138.
+ 268484 [SimonKroeger] Another monkeypatchingversion (i like reopening classes,
  + 268492 [phrogz@ma .c] On Sep 10, 7:07 am, James Edward Gray II <ja...@grayproductions.net>
  + 268504 [phrogz@ma .c] Dude, that's elegant. Thanks for sharing. I particularly like keeping
    268523 [CHubas7@gm i] Here is my solution. Pretty simple.

++ Help
268449 [mail41t-now@] I am learning Ruby.
268450 [wilsonb@gm i] Ruby does not have pre or post-increment/decrement operators.
268470 [lists@be tr ] Do yourself a favour and indent your code.
268572 [jeremywoerti] Interesting, I didn't know ruby had a "then" keyword. I've only seen it
+ 268573 [chris.worral] I mostly only use "then" when it's a one liner, and in that case, you
+ 268574 [michael.bevi] ...

Exception Handling
268458 [advait.bellu] I have a basic idea of what an exception is but I am not able to
+ 268464 [shortcutter@] Basically an exception signals a situation that cannot be dealt with
+ 268465 [FireAphis@gm] Enjoy :)
  268466 [come.news@fr] ...

[ANN] rabal 0.2.0 Released
268459 [jeremy@hi eg] rabal version 0.2.0 has been released.

ruby interface to IEEE Std 1003.1
268473 [amaurya@br c] Is there any ruby module that can act as  ruby interface to IEEE Std
268482 [fwmailinglis] charset="us-ascii"
268533 [dangerwillro] backticks
268535 [fwmailinglis] charset="us-ascii"

Splat for Hashes   -- was: Named argument passing, and method_args extension
268475 [sven715rt@su] Wow, I really like this idea a lot.

gsub! and quoting question
268480 [ronald.fisch] I thought this would be a trivial task, but it seems to be more
268486 [shortcutter@] This comes up frequently.  You need to be aware that there are several
+ 268491 [ronald.fisch] I'm sorry if I posted a question which has been answered already :-(
| 268494 [shortcutter@] No.  You want the backslash to be interpreted literally by the regexp
| 268496 [ronald.fisch] OK
+ 268519 [w_a_x_man@ya] On Sep 10, 7:55 am, "Robert Klemme" <shortcut...@googlemail.com>

Re: rabal 0.2.0 Released
268488 [flazzarino@g] rabal --use-all --core-author="Ruby Programmer" --core-
+ 268499 [wayneeseguin] ...
+ 268502 [jeremy@hi eg] Yes, rabal is there to bootstrap a basic ruby project.  By default it

code.google release automation
268490 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Is there an equivalent to the rubyforge release automation package,
268812 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] I tried the Python script,

[ANN] South East Michigan Ruby Brigade Meeting - Today!
268497 [winstont@um ] (if you are not familiar with campus don't be intimidated, ask on the

Time question
268507 [jplantz@gm i] I am writing a small piece that will include a date that needs to be
+ 268509 [phlip2005@gm] Rails's ActiveSupport package lets you say some_date + 72.months. It's that
| + 268511 [jplantz@gm i] Only problem is I'm not using rails. Just straight ruby as a cgi.
| | + 268516 [damnbigman@g] ...
| | + 268586 [mick@ho li s] gem install activesupport
| + 268524 [jeremy@hi eg] Depending on how accurate you actually want, active_support's 72.months
+ 268512 [nakohl@gm il] ...
+ 268518 [Rob@Ag le on] b = db_cert_date >> 72
| 268527 [jplantz@gm i] On Sep 10, 12:59 pm, Rob Biedenharn <R...@AgileConsultingLLC.com>
+ 268609 [tjacobs-sndr] if DateTime.now < (Date.parse(some_date_string.to_s) >> 72 )

Hiding RoR code in commercial application
268534 [rklimski@in ] Is there any possibility to hide my RoR code in commercial application?
+ 268536 [dante.regis@] ...
+ 268538 [fwmailinglis] charset="us-ascii"
+ 268542 [rsanheim@gm ] Mingle does this, now.  The ruby/rails code is encrypted and must get
+ 268544 [JeremyWoerti] You can't compile it, but what a lot of people do is have the program
+ 268559 [mailing.mr@g] write proper license, or mayby you are using GPLed libraries in your
  268577 [Kevin.Brown@] ...

Newbie question: Small blocks
268543 [dante.regis@] ...
+ 268546 [vjoel@pa h. ] Maybe this?
| 268551 [phlip2005@gm] *args?! Nobody told me you could pass args in too!
+ 268547 [phlip2005@gm] If I guess correctly, ActiveSupport has a cute little tweak that permits
| + 268549 [dante.regis@] ...
| + 268554 [jeremywoerti] I totally forgot about that one. I guess I was thinking just Ruby and
+ 268548 [fwmailinglis] charset="US-ASCII"
| 268553 [dblack@wo bl] You don't want the 'do' on the braces version though. (And yes, I've
| 268560 [fwmailinglis] charset="US-ASCII"
+ 268552 [jeremywoerti] You can type any block with the  { } or the do..end way. You don't have

Problem with Ruby ODBC in Linux
268556 [sam.s.kong@g] I am trying to connect to a SQL Server 7.0 DB from a Linux box using
268558 [sam.s.kong@g] I fixed the problem.

[OT] Re: What Linux distribution to choose for learning Ruby and Ruby on Rails
268557 [lionel-subsc] Thanks for the answer, that was an interesting reading. I've some
+ 268564 [fred@la av .] (Okay, off topic we go, but I can't help it...)
| + 268566 [perrin@ap th] That's what I've used.  I find it easier than to screw with creating my
| + 268575 [lionel-subsc] Exactly the information I needed :-) I looked around, inspecting several
+ 268565 [perrin@ap th] To be perfectly fair . . . it has been a little while.
| 268570 [perrin@ap th] I just checked.  Compared with Debian's more than 18k packages (not sure
| + 268581 [lionel-subsc] See the note about packages splitted in many subpackages in my reply to
| | 268588 [perrin@ap th] In my experience, Debian is much better about making sure things like
| | 268590 [znmeb@ce ma ] I've always wanted to test a *BSD distro, I just never seem to get
| + 268592 [znmeb@ce ma ] Gentoo's "unstable" doesn't really exist in the same sense that Debian
|   268607 [perrin@ap th] Gentoo "overlays" are a bit like Debian's "Experimental" package
|   268610 [znmeb@ce ma ] Oh yes ... overlays are definitely not without risk. I only run stuff
|   + 268634 [lionel-subsc] [OT] Re: What Linux distribution to choose for learning Ruby and Ruby on Rails
|   + 268887 [reid.thompso] heh,
|     268888 [reid.thompso] the 'official'?? writeup ( small enough to fit on your desk ;) )
|     268896 [znmeb@ce ma ] That's only 2.5 times what I have (in 32-bit arithmetic, anyhow, which
+ 268593 [znmeb@ce ma ] While the integration of gems into Portage is good, it isn't perfect.
  268636 [lionel-subsc] To solve this I've setup an overlay of my own. As I don't want to
  268726 [znmeb@ce ma ] Yeah ... I'm lazy. And when I *do* learn how to make ebuilds, it won't

[ANN] metadata extractor
268576 [ilmari.heikk] Description
268915 [konrad@ty er] charset="utf-8"

is there a one liner to initialize a variable to 1, or increment by 1?
268578 [Summercoolne] as we can use
+ 268580 [ruby@ph li .] foo = foo.to_i + 1
| 268585 [Summercoolne] I think it was also in Perl that  $foo++ will work if $foo is not
| 268623 [fxn@ha hr f.] It works with strictness on as well. You need to declare the
+ 268583 [phrogz@ma .c] Usually I am doing this sort of thing in a Hash or Array, where the

[ANN] god 0.4.0 released
268579 [pubsub@ru yi] Progress on god is moving along as quick as ever. This release adds a

Thread deadlock problem
268598 [wimxa@ya oo ] #-------------------------------------------------------------------
+ 268604 [ara.t.howard] it seems like you are making if very hard on yourself.  why not
+ 268619 [sylvain.joye] What version of Ruby are you using ? The thread implementation has been
| 268651 [wimxa@ya oo ] @ara
+ 268669 [mental@ry ia] I think you at least need a newer patchlevel of 1.8.6; IIRC, there are
  268683 [wimxa@ya oo ] Thanks, that worked. I just downloaded patch 36 and it worked fine.

CartItem count being 0 or 1 all the time
268601 [Summercoolne] This is for people who read or have read the Agile Web Development
268603 [Summercoolne] [the code is messed up by the copy and paste before:]
268626 [eugene.bolsh] The Cart object contains the array of current user's items only.
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