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^ Thread to handle an execute command and wait for output
360968 [ruwanb gmail] I am struggling to do following,

^ Pagination problem
360975 [firepheonix9] I have a filter function on my page so I can see the only records that I
360979 [chenge2k gma] better show your code.
360980 [firepheonix9] <%= link_to 'Prev', { :page => @nercdb_pages.current.previous } if

^ [ANN]VTD-XML 2.8
360978 [crackeur com] charset="utf-8"

^ Method to groom a string to floating point representation
360981 [alex.decaria] I have a program that asks for the user to enter a string that
360986 [josh.cheek g] It would probably be easier if you provided a set of tests we could check
360994 [alex.decaria] '-24.5fge4x'5 => '-24.5e45'
361047 [josh.cheek g] Where did the dot in between 2 and 4 come from? Am I interpreting the Strin=
+ 361054 [jeanjulien.f] edu
| 361065 [alex.decaria] I didn't realize the difference between Float() and .to_f.  Thanks for
| 361071 [jeanjulien.f] Well, then you can't use the Float() trick because 1.0e3 is a valid
| 361073 [alex.decaria] Yes, there has to be some additional logic to allow a trailing 'e' with
| 361074 [jeanjulien.f] Sure, fun it is :o)
| 361085 [alex.decaria] I can't argue with the point you are making.  I will continue to use the
+ 361064 [alex.decaria] '245e7.6' => '245e76'
+ 361069 [alex.decaria] Josh,
  361081 [josh.cheek g] It wasn't done, because I wanted clarification on the tests first.
  + 361083 [alex.decaria] Thanks again, Josh!  May I use your code in my (non-commercial,
  | 361087 [josh.cheek g] Sure, go ahead and throw the wtfpl on there, if you feel more comfortable
  + 361092 [josh.cheek g] Found a bug, the [^Z] in the last caputre group should be a [^\Z] (or you

^ [ANN] paddle 1.0.0 Released
360982 [aaron tender] ZOMG.  RDOC ON YOUR INTERNET PAD!

^ Rorth v0.3 released
360983 [atamiser gma] I am writing a programing language in Ruby called Rorth. It started life
361042 [ryand-ruby z] cool!

^ Help required with dm-geokit
360987 [hasham2 gmai] I have been using dm-geokit (http://github.com/mattking17/dm-geokit)

^ Querying records. HELP!
360988 [firepheonix9] I'm new to this language so i don't know much of it. I'm trying to query
360991 [b.candler po] * Use the native adapters for mysql, sqlite3 or whatever directly. e.g.

^ Newbie
360989 [chris.crople] I am very new to development and even more in the dark when it comes to

^ Newbie: Control flow of tests using 'define_method'
360990 [chris.crople] I am very new to development and even more in the dark when it comes to
361000 [aldric trevo] Wowzer. How about this?
361068 [chris.crople] Thanks for your feedback.  You are quite right, the assertion is giving

^ how to delete the first two characters  of each row?
360993 [myocean135 y] how to delete the first two characters  of each row?
+ 360995 [alex.decaria] You could do
+ 360996 [b.candler po] You are trying to delete exactly the string of characters "/^..../"
+ 361001 [shortcutter ] $ cut -c 3- /home/pt/test/mtp.txt >| /home/pt/test/mtpback.txt
| 361044 [albertschlef] Where is ">|" explained? Looks useful. I did "man bash", and I can find
| + 361045 [usenet-nospa] If  the  redirection  operator  is  >,  and  the  noclobber
| + 361050 [shortcutter ] This is even part of the POSIX standard.  I don't have the link handy
+ 361002 [Gennady.Byst] As Brian has mentioned, String#delete in your code is instructed to remove =
+ 361022 [tony.arcieri] while line = io.gets
  361037 [djberg96 gma] # Backup your file first, just in case, for testing purposes.

^ IronRuby 1.0 has been released
360997 [cremes.devli] I don't know why the project admins haven't posted a notice here since this happened yesterday, so I'll lend them a hand.
360999 [shortcutter ] Congratulations!

^ Re: YAML and DateTime
361003 [jmrepetti gm] There's a workarount you can do,

^ scope limitation causes problems for me.
361004 [juneng603 gm] charset=us-ascii
+ 361005 [peterhickman] You either need to pass m as a parameter
+ 361007 [jgabrielygal] The reason is that the def keyword starts a new scope, and doesn't
+ 361008 [Gennady.Byst] DQpPbiBBcHIgMTMsIDIwMTAsIGF0IDg6NDEgQU0sILHowdi/tSB3cm90ZToNCg0KPiBoaSwgZXZl

^ PeopleSoft Functional Consultant needed immediately in PA
361009 [jsam.recruit] We have an urgent requirement for a PeopleSoft Functional consultant.

^ Memoize and GC
361011 [transfire gm] I am wondering about garbage collection. Am I right to think that
+ 361013 [jgabrielygal] irb(main):019:0> class A
| 361067 [robert.dober] I like the closure idea, but I guess the memozing got lost a little bit ;).
+ 361014 [shortcutter ] I would live with polluting the instance var space.  Btw, I usually do
+ 361025 [vikkous gmai] I have to assume that you meant FOO to be a hash... tho an array will
  + 361032 [transfire gm] Ah, very good thought! An LRUCache would do pretty well here.
  | + 361063 [shortcutter ] What else do you want to handle?  My implementation [1] does also only
  | | 361118 [transfire gm] Fair enough, I just thought it would be nice to have the *option* of a
  | | 361164 [shortcutter ] Definitively!  But this would be a different beast for me.  One might
  | | 361178 [transfire gm] ly
  | + 361301 [vikkous gmai] Last time I went looking for a cache class, I found several written in
  + 361363 [phrogz mac.c] a while ago that's still live and in use a couple of years later. It's

^ How to find multiple matches in a string
361015 [alex.decaria] I know how to use regular expressions to find the first match of a
+ 361016 [andrea andre] Hei,
| + 361018 [alex.decaria] Thanks Andrea.  But is there a way to also find the locations (indexes)
| | + 361020 [jgabrielygal] Jesus.
| | + 361021 [andrea andre] string = "abcde abcde abcde"
| | + 361023 [vikkous gmai] s = 'abcde_abcde_abcde'
| | | 361026 [andrea andre] Nope, tried it.
| | | 361036 [botpena gmai] what do you mean it does not work?
| | + 361051 [shortcutter ] irb(main):012:0> s="a "*5
| + 361019 [shortcutter ] Or even
+ 361017 [transfire gm] On Apr 13, 12:51=A0pm, Alex DeCaria <alex.deca...@millersville.edu>

^ QTKit glitchy on Snow Leopard Server - Help!
361024 [spencerevanr] I have written a script to pull a frame image from a QuickTime Movie. It
361070 [default spir] I can't identify your problem in the code,
361090 [spencerevanr] Hmmm good idea.  It seems the timeScale comes out at 600 on either
361093 [default spir] QTTime and QTTimeRange are C Struct...
361203 [spencerevanr] Ok, I have a little more info after watching this thing.
361218 [spencerevanr] Maybe the QTMovie object isn't being release properly after each call so

^ Gem help
361027 [s1ay3r44 gma] Does anyone know how to solve this? Btw,
+ 361028 [luislavena g] bat"
+ 361059 [masa16.tanak] Which version of Ruby are you using?
+ 361112 [ryand-ruby z] You don't have nmake and, presumably, a compiler to build C extensions.
  361124 [s1ay3r44 gma] Thanks! I'll report back what happens.

^ Detect whether a key is being held before script execution?
361029 [t.wilson775 ] I am looking for a way to have a script detect whether or not a key is
361031 [sophrinix gm] Is this within the context of a web browser, command line interface,

^ Re: Detect whether a key is being held before script executi
361033 [t.wilson775 ] Command Line. I want to have the script launched at startup, by having a
361046 [t.wilson775 ] Could anybody possibly give me a code example of how to detect a

^ I thought spaces didn't matter around operators
361038 [sarah ultras] I had understood that operators, like minus (-), had special "syntactic
+ 361039 [Rob AgileCon] => 5.824652
| 361040 [dblack rubyp] => nil
| 361048 [sarah ultras] And what, may I ask, it the unary * operator?  Is it what I've heard
| 361139 [dblack rubyp] It is indeed what people call the "splat" operator, though I've never
+ 361041 [usenet-nospa] Often, yes.
+ 361058 [b.candler po] In *many* cases spaces matter :-)
  361120 [sarah ultras] This is a very helpful example.
  + 361127 [Rob AgileCon] From your original,
  + 361128 [zach.moazeni] Sarah, here's my take on it (though these are assumptions)
  | 361130 [zach.moazeni] I should proofread more. The more I look at it, I think the second is
  + 361129 [sarah ultras] I still don't quite get the answer to the above question, but the rest
  | 361133 [b.candler po] Ah I see now, this is just what's called "poetry mode" - method calls
  | 361137 [sarah ultras] Indeed.  Now I understand.
  + 361131 [b.candler po] Yes.

^ rp_trap_pending/rb_trap_exec in 1.9?
361043 [port001 gmai] Hey,

^ i don't know:&:empty?
361049 [myocean135 y] '["ffgh"]78'.split(/\[|\]/).reject(&:empty?)
+ 361052 [josh.cheek g] '["ffgh"]78'.split(/\[|\]/).reject { |str| str.empty? }
+ 361057 [b.candler po] Identifies the start of a symbol literal. That is, :empty? is a symbol

^ how can i add tones to my pc's sound card
361053 [yearl 126.co] Similar to beep(440,1000), but sound in sound card, not pc speaker.

^ Who maintains ruby-talk?
361055 [tony.arcieri] Among other things, the ruby-talk MLM is rampant with security
+ 361056 [b.candler po] (While you're at it, you could ask for the broken link at the bottom of
+ 361066 [shortcutter ] Did you just suggest that ruby-talk should become a moderated list?
| 361079 [tony.arcieri] Yes, given the recent high volume of off-topic posts, I think it's clear the
| + 361084 [josh.cheek g] You know, the Nazis had moderators, but they made the Jews wear them.
| | + 361095 [ docx io.com] It's gotten to an unusable space for me.  I regularly delete all messages
| | + 361097 [tony.arcieri] For what it's worth, I've considered unsubscribing due to the high volume of
| | | + 361099 [josh.cheek g] Perhaps I've missed something, I thought this was a reaction to Thunk, but
| | | | + 361104 [usenet-nospa] Hosts are not what group posts into threads.  Mail clients are.
| | | | | 361109 [josh.cheek g] Sorry, I do my email online, so used the wrong terminology. I just mean that
| | | | | 361110 [usenet-nospa] You don't seem to understand.
| | | | | + 361117 [josh.cheek g] Okay, but if we're going to take that route, then a moderator stopping a
| | | | | | + 361119 [usenet-nospa] That sounds like it would be a problem if it happened.  I've been on a lot
| | | | | | | 361123 [s1ay3r44 gma] You know, just my two cents but I've been on several forum sites with
| | | | | | | 361151 [shortcutter ] I prefer a situation where everybody in the community cares and feels
| | | | | | | 361239 [joelvanderwe] I vote with Robert Klemme for the above reasons.
| | | | | | + 361126 [ docx io.com] Thunk is a jackass. His posts are about Ruids and ThunkGen do nothing to
| | | | | + 361150 [data quantum] Well you could do as I do and use a newsreader to read the messages.  It
| | | | |   361149 [usenet-nospa] Actually, that's *precisely* what I do.
| | | | + 361154 [tony.arcieri] method of reading ruby-talk (via Gmail) it's been extremely distracting and
| | | |   361246 [oddmund oddm] You are aware of GMail's °∆mute conversation°« functionality, yes?
| | | |   361250 [tony.arcieri] Yes, unfortunately that doesn't seem to work correctly with the multiple
| | | |   361253 [tony.arcieri] Also, thunk enjoyed making off topic posts to otherwise legitimate threads.
| | | + 361102 [andrea andre] While the thunk phase's been pretty annoying it looks like now it's
| | | + 361105 [jontyjont bt] I have just rescanned my ruby-talk inbox folder - I can't see any'off
| | |   361106 [robert.dober] ic'
| | |   + 361107 [robert.dober] Oh BTW, sorry for reposting, but wouldn't there be a possibility of
| | |   + 361111 [usenet-nospa] Why do you think this?
| | |   + 361152 [shortcutter ] I believe you may underestimate the value of what we would be losing
| | |     + 361153 [usenet-nospa] Might be losing.  Might not.  Part of the point is that you think a bit
| | |     | 361160 [josh.cheek g] And then your Frankenstein eats you ;|
| | |     | + 361161 [usenet-nospa] Non-sequitur.  "Liberty" does not mean that anyone who wants can disrupt
| | |     | | 361162 [josh.cheek g] I think a better non sequitur is going from not wanting a moderator to being
| | |     | | 361163 [pdromero gma] upt
| | |     | + 361165 [shortcutter ] Not at all!  This is believing in maturity of people.  I know, people
| | |     + 361185 [robert.dober] Honestly I really do not know. I have this tendency to see everyone's
| | + 361103 [usenet-nospa] Remember to distinguish between "power" and "authority".
| + 361086 [aldric trevo] Tony,
| + 361138 [justincollin] I am not even sure moderation is a technical possibility. "ruby-talk" is
|   + 361140 [james.britt ] Exactly correct.
|   | 361156 [tony.arcieri] This is precisely the case in which I feel a moderator should step in.
|   + 361155 [tony.arcieri] As someone who has built a supersyndication system (in Ruby!), I completely
|     + 361159 [tony.arcieri] And as I realize code speaks louder than words, here you go.  Here's some
|     | 361209 [walton vyper] Actually, all that will do is cause the user to get a confirmation
|     | 361210 [tony.arcieri] That's what a secure MLM would do.  The ruby-talk one does not.  If you
|     | 361211 [walton vyper] Go ahead, I already did.
|     | 361215 [walton vyper] I wonder how that could have happened ;-)
|     | + 361217 [tony.arcieri] Strange... when I do it to myself it unsubscribes me with no confirmation.
|     | | + 361220 [walton vyper] That is strange.  A by account setting maybe?  Looking through the
|     | | + 361221 [aldric trevo] Maybe it does a slightly more thorough check than you realize. Are your
|     | + 361243 [mjijackson g] Good for you for getting a response from the controller! As I stated a
|     | | 361244 [tony.arcieri] For what it's worth, here's the response I got after doing the same thing I
|     | + 361245 [james.britt ] Moderator!  Ban this person for relentless smart-assitude!
|     |   361256 [james.britt ] Though later discussion has prompted me to test it myself to see what
|     |   361262 [james.britt ] I got a confirmation e-mail.
|     + 361168 [justincollin] I am not sure that is a correct view of the system, but I am sure
|       361172 [ docx io.com] In the absence of moderation or some central authority, spammers cannot be
|       + 361173 [peterhickman] As annoying as thunk was he appears to have gone. I had forgotten about him
|       | 361205 [james.britt ] Indeed.
|       + 361182 [shortcutter ] Maybe I want to continue to believe that the Ruby community is special
|       | 361186 [aldric trevo] I have the same point of view as Robert. I like 'us'. Ruby-talk, in my
|       | 361308 [mike osdn.or] (e.g. when the question borders offtopic right from the start,
|       + 361226 [justincollin] Oh, as for that, Matz blocks spammers on the mailing list, and Google
|         361227 [jonathan jmn] The forum makes a user evaluate a ruby program in order to register.
+ 361076 [mjijackson g] Just last week I was having problems managing my subscription via the
  + 361077 [rich.mcgrath] Maybe this mailing list might be better suited in a forum.
  | 361078 [shortcutter ] Well, a mailing list is a forum as well. :-)
  | 361116 [transfire gm] And there is the Google Group as well. Pretty much puts all the worry
  | 361122 [ docx io.com] And you'll get false negatives as well when people respond to him because
  + 361100 [Given.Mahlan] You should be died, Michael Jackson died long time ago.

^ Excel manipulation
361060 [vinod236 gma] Below is the code for manipualting excel data.
+ 361061 [space.ship.t] capitaliZation
+ 361062 [jeanjulien.f] Second line should be currentWorkSheet and not currentWork*s*heet (or

^ cumulative sum by month
361072 [stoicism1 ao] Hey all,

^ Undefined method `ire' with rubygems on mswin32
361075 [aawilso1 vt.] I've just recently installed the latest stable ruby 1.9.1 and rubygems
+ 361088 [aawilso1 vt.] As a follow-up, checking the source of (for example)
+ 361089 [b.candler po] What does the first line of
  361091 [aawilso1 vt.] Please see my previous reply for the answer to this question. The short
  361096 [aawilso1 vt.] One last-followup, with a workaround.
  361098 [luislavena g] nput .rb
  361115 [aawilso1 vt.] ruby 1.9.1p376 (2009-12-07 revision 26041) [i386-mswin32]
  362527 [aawilso1 vt.] Using the One-Click installer with rails 1.9.1 produced the same issue.

^ Backtrace hopping between threads ?
361080 [matthew byte] (SystemExit)
361237 [rogerpack200] In Ruby, if the main thread exits "the whole program exits"
361264 [matthew byte] Thanks, I will try some experiments to see if I can get it to behave

^ REXML Attribute and Quotation Control
361082 [eric.bonnema] I am using REXML to open an XML file, modify some elements, and write a

^ OT(?): Adapting rdoc to produce documentation for something other  than ruby or c--advisable?
361094 [rpardee gmai] Hey All,
+ 361101 [andrea andre] Hei,
+ 361113 [dan brillian] charset="iso-8859-1"
| 361135 [rpardee gmai] wanted to override the default rdoc -> html formatting as well has the fin=
+ 361136 [drbrain segm] If you've got input files that aren't already handled (ruby, C, text, =
  361187 [rpardee gmai] l are handled built-in, fortan is available via an extension) you'll want t=

^ uploading RoR application to server site
361108 [zeljko.zilic] i'm new in RoR. I'm working in windows Xp, have domain on www.Site5.com with
361121 [aldric trevo] I use site5 as well. They have amazing support. Their forum is also
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