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^ Re: Ruby 1.9.1 RC1 is released
323678 [luislavena g] e of
323688 [hramrach gma] Tried, works.
323751 [aquasync gma] I'm trying to make one of my libraries run on this rc, and ran into this
+ 323801 [luislavena g] by/binaries/mswin32/unstable/ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/binaries/ming=
| 323861 [luislavena g] Do you have more details about that package? build scripts used?
| 323914 [mo_mail ongh] Thanks Luis and Yugui.
+ 323866 [rogerpack200] May want to ask that on ruby-core

^ Cooolllll Moviiiieeeessss
323697 [pirsompublic] its gooonnnnaaaa beeee gooooddd

^ no such file to load -- builder error
323699 [delraysteve ] with the Rally Rest API, which integrates subversion check-ins with
323709 [ryand-ruby z] gem install builder
323710 [delraysteve ] So, it turns out from reading the Rally discussion for this that Ruby

^ Ruby Noobie needs some help
323700 [rt8396 gmail] I am coming from the python world and trying to learn ruby. Why does
+ 323703 [robert.dober] methods defined with def are not closures.
| + 323707 [default spir] While a python2ruby tutorial is not a bad idea, If you want to understand
| + 323718 [rt8396 gmail] Robert,
+ 323704 [phlip2005 gm] Where is function 'test()'?
| 323719 [rt8396 gmail] e ticks!)
| 323723 [rt8396 gmail] OK, Thanks everybody i am getting a good insight to how Ruby works
| 323726 [default spir] When you'll want more,
+ 323705 [TimHunter nc] $cams = ['cam1', 'cam2', 'cam3']
+ 323708 [brabuhr gmai] * test() is not defined anywhere?
+ 323714 [nicholas.wie] Scoping in Python is different.
+ 323811 [w_a_x_man ya] You define "function" but never use it.

^ Building Ruby as a framework on OS X
323711 [kw codebykev] Does anyone know how to build Ruby as a framework on OS X? Downloading
+ 323743 [has.temp3 vi] You could try asking Laurent Sansonetti (lsansonetti at apple com) -
+ 323940 [sandor.szuec] Maybe macruby match your needs: http://www.macruby.org

^ Constant visibility
323712 [nicholas.wie] module Included
323715 [sean.ohalpin] [snip example code]
323759 [bermonruf gm] def foo

^ Problems with scRUBYt
323713 [cschaller gm] I am currently scraping a page with scRUBYt and am not getting the
323716 [aaron tender] This is a correctly formatted XML document.  You just have numbers for
323717 [cschaller gm] This gives me a ton of data, but now I have lost the specific pieces of

^ N00b question about Infinity and Float
323724 [kedar.mhaswa] Folks,
323728 [lists bertra] I like this kind of questions. A weird example, though; I would
323730 [znmeb cesmai] Hmmm ... "google" is a Bignum (multi-precision integer). "10" is an

^ Re: AnsiString (#185)
323725 [transfire gm] =A0

^ Re: babelfish 0.0.1
323727 [jdinkel gmai] That's awesome.  I can see having a lot of fun with this.
323760 [bermonruf gm] Great, but also take a look
323761 [ snk gna.org] I agree, the basic mechanism is the same as the core logic[1] of my gem.

^ irb: require returns false?
323731 [carbohydrate] hey everyone (ruby n00b here),
+ 323732 [stefano.croc] require 'singleton'
+ 323733 [severus post] When require returns false it means that the library has already been required.

^ Camellia on OS X?
323734 [ezkl ezkl.or] Has anyone been able to build and use the Camellia library on OS X? I've

^ TudbcGoWeb_RubyGoRails: easy Ruby on top of Rails
323735 [post tudbc.o] Please take a look at the newly released RubyGoRails live demo at

^ about searching constant
323740 [kdream95 gme] class A
+ 323758 [bermonruf gm] Weird, if you use A.instance_eval("self::WHY") it simply works... can anyone
| + 323763 [b.candler po] It also works if you change instance_eval to class_eval (or
| + 323836 [b.candler po] Because that's the same as A::WHY
+ 323821 [mike.gold.44] Umm ... You already posted this question, and I answered it.
  323949 [kdream95 gme] I understand it now...

^ jruby good deployment VM for windows(!)
323741 [rogerpack200] As a note, appears from the stories of Jruby [1] that you can actually
323744 [charles.nutt] Yes, in fact there should be no major performance difference on Windows

^ PDF Simple Table question
323745 [arsenally gm] I would like to know how to create a table using PDF::SimpleTable with

^ Happy New Year Ruby Community!
323746 [paqs140482 g] Happy New Year Ruby Community!
+ 323747 [bothari gmai] Hey,
+ 323755 [sentinel.200] Wish you all a great New year!
  323764 [jcpark soulm] Happy New Year, everyone!
  323766 [dblack rubyp] Good luck! You'll enjoy it.
  323822 [nicholas.wie] Happy new year everybody.
  323839 [paqs140482 g] Thank you very much, now I know that It was due to this specific gem, I just
  323841 [paqs140482 g] wrong post :Dwrong post :D

^ Ruby arguments into C function are warped
323748 [rabbitblue g] I want to code a few methods in C for speed reasons. The Pick Axe book
323750 [TimHunter nc] Notice that you've declared the arguments to t_add as VALUEs, not ints.
+ 323756 [mkeesan gmai] for a buffer overflow.  Unless your Ruby code somehow guarantees that
| 323762 [b.candler po] Have a look at the RubyInline gem, and FFI
+ 323873 [rabbitblue g] Ah, that seems obvious now. Thanks for the help.

^ How do I pass the name of an instance variable into an object?
323752 [glenn_ritz y] Suppose I wanted to create a method for an object that allowed me to pass in the name of an instance variable and to perform some task on the variable.  For the sake of simplicity, let's say that I'd like to be able to print out the value of the specified instance variable.  Also, I'd want the method to raise an exception if the name of the variable getting passed into the object is not actually an instance variable in the object.
323754 [gdonald gmai] class SomeClass
323770 [glenn_ritz y] Thanks for your help!
323773 [sepp2k googl] object.instance_variable_set(:@variable_name, "value")
323774 [sumangurung ] i just tried putting everything together and it worked great.
323775 [glenn_ritz y] Excellent!  Thanks so much for your help.
323776 [sepp2k googl] Not at all. The only reason for them to be there in the first place would b=

^ Re: How do I pass the name of an instance variable into an o
323753 [joshnabbott ] Glenn,
323757 [joshnabbott ] Thanks Greg! Much nicer than what I threw together.

^ Mail Fetcher : TCPSocket.open issue
323765 [vipin islets] I want to featch mails from gmail using rails. Am following

^ Help using ruby enumerator idioms
323767 [f.mischa gma] h = []
323820 [mike.gold.44] Yes, I do the same.  In a broader sense, functional style is often
323823 [f.mischa gma] Interesting, thanks a ton for the reply.

^ Access Control confusion
323768 [jcm1981 gmai] I read Ruby User's Guide <http://www.rubyist.net/~slagell/ruby/>

^ StringScanner::search_full documentation error - ?
323769 [tomcloyd com] <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">

^ help me
323771 [jabhijeet gm] m new to Ruuby on Rails..
323788 [tomcloyd com] Abhijeet -

^ RAA down
323772 [djberg96 gma] I noticed the RAA site has been down for a few days. Anyone have any
323837 [djberg96 gma] Looks like it's back up. Yay!

^ Ruby Command Line One Liner
323777 [a-helfenstei] I try to write a Ruby one-liner that replaces the header information of
+ 323778 [dblack rubyp] The -p flag will do the read/write loop for you, so all you have to do
| 323824 [a-helfenstei] Thanks a lot for your answer.
| 323939 [dblack rubyp] It sounds like you might want -n rather than -p. -n does the same
+ 323779 [hassan.schro] You might be interested in this: <http://rush.heroku.com/>
+ 324017 [w_a_x_man ya] ruby -i.bak -0777 -pe"sub /.*foo/m,'bar'" *.java
  324586 [a-helfenstei] Thanks a lot for the help.

^ rspec file organization
323781 [jon.stenqvis] How should i best organise my custom matcher files, should stay in
323848 [dchelimsky g] I keep them in spec/support/matchers. As for namespacing, I don't
323851 [jon.stenqvis] Thanks for you suggestion, i will go for the support folder. I'm not

^ Help with HTML parsing
323782 [vivnet zenbe] I'm new to Watir\Ruby and need to resolve something that involves HTML
+ 323784 [dandiebolt y] require 'open-uri'
| 323864 [vivnet zenbe] ok, i've started to work with hpricot. i'm debating if i should use
| 323871 [phlip2005 gm] Don't use Hpricot - its XPath support only covers a very few predicate and path
| 324182 [vivnet zenbe] could you give me more pointers on how exactly you would do it using
| 324205 [phlip2005 gm] require 'rexml/document'
| 324452 [tom tommorri] contains(concat(' ', @class, ' '), ' w0 ')
| 324459 [phlip2005 gm] Noted. I'm writing an XPath DSL, above the level of a raw XML library, and I
| 324504 [aaron tender] Couldn't you use CSS selectors when targeting XHTML (or XML even)?  In
| 324509 [phlip2005 gm] I'm going to. As soon as I get off my lazy butt, I will make nokogiri into a
| 324518 [aaron tender] The CSS to XPath conversion can stand alone as a pure ruby library.
+ 324608 [jykim altiba] you can also use ruby library Sanitize (http://wonko.com/post/sanitize)
  349707 [santosh sour] I am using Sanitize.clean(), for freeing contents from html tags, but

^ gem cleanup screw up...
323783 [mguterl gmai] I was running `gem cleanup` today, which was long overdue when I
+ 323790 [djberg96 gma] Can you post the errors? And the output of 'gem env'?
| 323792 [mguterl gmai] Absolutely, should have done this from the beginning...
| + 323793 [mguterl gmai] I need to retract my statement about the .gem files still existing in
| + 323794 [djberg96 gma] Ah, so they're still listed in the cache directory, but don't actually
|   323795 [mguterl gmai] I need to retract my statement about the .gem files still existing in
|   323797 [djberg96 gma] up
|   323879 [mguterl gmai] I just checked the bug tracker.  I believe this bug is related to
+ 323875 [jeremy hineg] sudo gem pristine --all
  323878 [mguterl gmai] For what it's worth this does not work.  Thanks though.

^ Problem with gem, after upgrading to 1.3.1 on linux (ubuntu 8.04)
323786 [paqs140482 g] Ruby doesn't see my installed gems after upgrading to 1.3.1
323787 [tomcloyd com] require 'rubygems'
323789 [paqs140482 g] is on line 2
323817 [giuseppe.ber] This appears to be the same problem I reported in another thread.
323818 [giuseppe.ber] $ export GEM_HOME=/var/lib/gems/1.8
323840 [paqs140482 g] Thank you very much, now I know that It was due to this specific gem, I just

^ [ANN] Mr Bones 2.2.0 (Distal Phalanges)
323798 [tim.pease gm] Mr Bones version 2.2.0

^ controller-rhtml race
323799 [whiteadi yah] One user, one (new) modem, one computer. He wants to connect to Internet

^ how to remove ipc resources.
323800 [jykim altiba] charset=US-ASCII;

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^ =?windows-1252?Q?Ambrina=99=3A_Naturally_Increases_Libido_=26_Enhances_St?= =?windows-1252?Q?amina=2E=2E=2E?=
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^ simple garbage problem
323808 [cchayden.nyt] STDIN.each_line { |line| line.split("\t") }
+ 323819 [andrew andre] I haven't done much input processing in ruby but I've used this with no
+ 323865 [rogerpack200] Which version of ruby are you using?  Very old ones have some leaks.
+ 323933 [shortcutter ] Is it really only this line?  How do you feed the big file to stdin?
+ 324060 [charles.nutt] Might be worth trying on JRuby. We've had no such reports, and the

^ Bee Release 0.5.0
323809 [michel.casab] Bee is a build tool running YAML files. These build files have a clean

^ You don't have to be an expert to build a website.
323810 [sojankf gmai] You don't have to be an expert to build a website.

^ Find your perfect match at free of cost
323815 [sojankf gmai] Find your perfect match at free of cost

^ Cheapest Domain & Hosting
323816 [sojankf gmai] Cheapest Domain & Hosting
323852 [tim burlyhos] Most spammers at least offer fake good deals, rather than not good

^ context of self
323825 [sijo maxxion] I tried like
323826 [sepp2k googl] from where I call the

^ Function to flush the variable
323827 [amitjhs2000 ] Is there any function to flush the value from a variable. I am facing
323828 [andrew andre] What do you mean by flush? Remove the current value?
323829 [amitjhs2000 ] I am trying to use following code
+ 323830 [andrew andre] A 'variable' with an uppercase first letter is actually a constant in ruby
| 323834 [michael.c.li] In Ruby you can assign to a constant as many times as you like. You
+ 323831 [sepp2k googl] In ruby there is a method IO#flush which flushes an output stream the same way

^ Re: Compiling ruby for XP64
323835 [djberg96 gma] I don't think it's possible to build a 64 bit Ruby on Windows. See

^ Testing Framework Usage
323849 [wycats gmail] In the interest of collecting some demographic information on the

323853 [all.dims gma] Delhi Institute of Management & Services

^ Reimplementation address book program
323854 [kerny404 gma] On one of my servers (linux) I have a nice address book over ldap.
323855 [kerny404 gma] I started to do some searches and I find out I can use net/ldap for
323856 [kerny404 gma] Looks like amrita is dead or almost, I find almost no documentation
323886 [kerny404 gma] Is there anybody out there??
323890 [richard.conr] It might help if you actually posed a question, or phrased your problem
323935 [kerny404 gma] Actually there were a few question marks and I thought I explained the
323937 [caduceass gm] These are hard questions to answer, because they involve many other
323981 [kerny404 gma] So I think I will go to rails after, but I like to do things gradually

^ [from Monkey Patching Thread]1.8 to 1.9 compatibility
323860 [robert.dober] As I said in the former thread, I have given some thoughts on this.

^ Re: 1.8 to 1.9 compatibility
323863 [shevegen lin] Maybe someone can do a summary... I myself am struggling with it,
323867 [dave pragpro] If a file contains any characters with the top bit set, you now have =20

^ Re: racc 1.4.6 release
323869 [rogerpack200] I think I may have asked this before but...
323884 [ryand-ruby z] yes
323904 [rogerpack200] So racc has an optional C extension to optimize its performance, and

^ require wackyness
323872 [thespobo gma] First time poster here ... picking up Ruby again after neglecting it for
323874 [Rob AgileCon] paths = %w( classes logic logic/scrapers)
323891 [thespobo gma] Aha!

^ Re: Pure Ruby Zlib::GzipWriter
323877 [djberg96 gma] Regards,
323903 [rogerpack200] Interesting.  I wonder if it's somehow related to
324011 [djberg96 gma] ang.org/issues/show/776
+ 324196 [aquasync gma] I'm most of the way done, just missing dynamic huffman trees, and more
| 324204 [djberg96 gma] Sounds like you're on track. But, you're in a race with Park Heesob. :)
| 324206 [aquasync gma] Heh. :) Somehow I think he's got it covered. That reimplementation of
| 324209 [phasis gmail] I dit it all by hand. There is no royal road to translating C to Ruby:)
| 324261 [djberg96 gma] Excellent, thanks!
| 324328 [phasis gmail] Finally I translated the whole zlib.c to ruby code.
| 324393 [djberg96 gma] . :)
| 324433 [phasis gmail] I fixed some typo and renamed PZlib to Zlib and pzlib.rb to zlib.rb
+ 324200 [phasis gmail] I finished translation and testing of the pure ruby version.
  324203 [djberg96 gma] Awesome!
  324208 [rogerpack200] Maybe you can collaborate? :)
  324318 [aquasync gma] I'm not sure there's much room for collaboration at the Zlib wrapper &
  + 324391 [djberg96 gma] Agreed.
  | 324577 [robert.dober] Hopefully that is not necessary
  | 324662 [djberg96 gma] And the winner is...Park Heesob! We actually had two competitors for
  | + 324673 [michael.lett] This is just awesome, thanks Dan for putting up some cash to make this
  | + 324716 [luislavena g] I have some bucks with Park and Charles names printed on them ;-)
  |   324718 [aquasync gma] Thanks Luis, but never mind, it was more about the challenge, and also
  |   324782 [michael.lett] Charles,
  |   325069 [aquasync gma] Sure feel free to add me on the rubyforge/github, or just copy the
  |   325172 [djberg96 gma] I didn't notice much of a slowdown with Park's version when installing
  + 324421 [djberg96 gma] uby-zlib/tree/master
    324429 [aquasync gma] Yeah the github download functionality seems broken for me most of the
    + 324442 [luislavena g] Luis@KEORE (D:\Users\Luis\projects\oss\ruby-zlib.git)
    | + 324453 [rdp doachris] Yeah I'm in for Readline :)
    | | 324462 [phasis gmail] I guess you are looking for ruby_readline [1] .
    | | 324469 [luislavena g] y web application for bounties? I'm interested in
    | | 324494 [phasis gmail] I found the pure Perl implementation of the readline libraries called
    | | + 324501 [luislavena g] any web application for bounties? I'm interested in
    | | | 324503 [hramrach gma] I guess it's expected. Different implementations give different
    | | | 324511 [luislavena g] e knows any web application for bounties? I'm interested in
    | | | 324559 [phasis gmail] At last, my zlib.rb and rbzlib.rb  passed rubyspec zlib test
    | | | 324564 [djberg96 gma] yone knows any web application for bounties? I'm interested in
    | | + 324506 [hramrach gma] I think the rreadline implementation is compatible. I once tried it
    | + 324565 [djberg96 gma] I think that's a fantastic idea Luis!
    |   324570 [jan.svitok g] What parts of OpenSSL? ;-)
    |   324724 [djberg96 gma] Just the parts that Ruby's openssl wrapper uses.
    + 324563 [djberg96 gma] Ok, I tried again. Reading seemed to work fine. For writing it worked