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^ How to do UDP calls
375487 [l17339 gmail] Hey guys...
+ 375492 [shortcutter ] The standard library has basic UDP functionality already.
+ 375504 [b.candler po] Can you give an example of what you mean by a "UDP url"? I don't know of
+ 375548 [l17339 gmail] Maybe I have not explained well...
| 375549 [b.candler po] No, I haven't seen the udp:// URL format at all. Is there an RFC which
+ 375550 [b.candler po] It's not HTTP. It's bittorrent-specific (so using "udp" as the URL label
+ 375555 [l17339 gmail] Hey man, thanks for your reply.
| 375564 [b.candler po] s = data.pack('qNN')
+ 375600 [l17339 gmail] Man, thanks a lot for you time. You've been a really great help.
| 375613 [b.candler po] A 64-bit integer is 8 bytes, and two 32-bit integers are 8 bytes.
+ 375739 [l17339 gmail] Thanks for your explanation.
375742 [b.candler po] Not from my reading of the description at
^ Visit this blog to increase your general knowledge, this will be very helpful to you
375497 [jr.kv.01 gma] ...
^ xml parsing in ruby
375498 [saleem.vighi] I am very new to ruby language and have problem in xml parsing in ruby.
^ xml parsing in ruby
375501 [saleem.vighi] I am very new to ruby programming and therefore, facing problem in xml
375513 [zundra.danie] Have you looked into nokogiri?
375517 [saleem.vighi] No, I could not find it. When did you sent it?
375518 [saleem.vighi] Ok. I tried to look into nokogiri but I could not solve my problem yet.
+ 375520 [abinoam gmai] Salim,
| 375544 [saleem.vighi] I am really grateful to you for your immense help.
| 375547 [abinoam gmai] Salim,
| 375559 [saleem.vighi] It works as intended. Thanks for the help. I have understood most of the
| 375566 [abinoam gmai] (ARGV.nil?) ? ("xmlfile.xml") : (ARGV)
| 375583 [saleem.vighi] Thanks Abinoam.
+ 375521 [shortcutter ] Typically you'll get more and better answers if you ask more specific
^ [ANN] minitest 2.0.1 Released
375514 [ryand-ruby z] minitest version 2.0.1 has been released!
^ [ANN] RubyInstaller DevKit 4.5.1 Released
375519 [jon.forums g] Just in time for your holiday hacking, the RubyInstaller for Windows project  is pleased to announce its latest release of the DevKit  providing MinGW GCC v4.5.1 capabilities for Ruby on Windows users.
^ Help a beginner
375526 [guille ducti] It's showing the error: Unsupported digest algorithm (sha256).
+ 375534 [botpena gmai] probably not a ruby version problem, eg
| 375546 [josecalderon] What gem are you wearing?
+ 375551 [guille ducti] Thanks -botp and Jose.
| 375565 [b.candler po] Try a more common digest, e.g.
+ 375571 [guille ducti] Thanks again for the help.
+ 375576 [guille ducti] One last question: what is doing $ ruby -ropenssl -e 'p
| 375577 [botpena gmai] yes. that is why you have to check one at a time wc gem is screwing openssl...
+ 375579 [guille ducti] How I do that?
| 375580 [cmdjackryan ] 1. Write test case (i.e. a minimal script doing what you want as above).
+ 375604 [guille ducti] Thanks Phillip, but what I am confused now is about how I require one
375621 [cmdjackryan ] require "gem_file_to_be_required"
^ parsedate (LoadError) 1.9.2
375528 [siddharth.ka] siddharth@jupiter:~/tools$ ~/tools/mri-186-p420/bin/ruby -rparsedate
375533 [botpena gmai] parsedate has been removed in 1.9.2.
^ what sofware are you using to reading the ruby language ?
375530 [yangtt cools] which sofware is best to reading ruby language?
+ 375535 [dglnz2 gmail] What is you OS?
+ 375536 [shortcutter ] Your question got me stumped: are you really asking what tool to use
^ Ruby and science ?
375537 [michel demaz] I am really puzzled.
+ 375538 [cmdjackryan ] If you need the proper tools Right Now, then, well, you have to pick
| + 375539 [michel demaz] The issue is internal representation. For instance a matrix 1000 x
| | 375542 [cmdjackryan ] That's true. But it's not like they are much more manageable in for
| + 375569 [ryand-ruby z] And thanks to Rocket Scientists=99, it does Fortran too!
| 375581 [michel demaz] Which means my problem was just finding where to look up !
| + 375582 [cmdjackryan ] Not quite, but have a look at ruby-toolbox.com (IIRC), which gives an
| | 375584 [michel demaz] 'gsl' was not in the toolbox, and (stupid me) I did not look in the RAA
| | + 375655 [jarmo.p gmai] This thread reminded me this nice blog post about the same topic -
| | | 375662 [michel demaz] @ryan : thanks for the Fortran tip
| | + 375720 [bjracine glo] I totally understand the desire to have thse capabilities and the elegance =
| | + 375727 [michel demaz] Benjamin, you are moving the knife in the wound (translated from French,
| | | 375746 [martindemell] "Twisting the knife" in English
| | | 375752 [michel demaz] In French it is "remuer le couteau dans la plaie". Twisting is certainly
| | + 375758 [sophrinix gm] It depends on what kind of science you are trying to do in ruby.
| | + 375764 [headius head] What I'd really like to see are FFI-based wrappers around key science
| | 375794 [martindemell] How do FFI wrappers handle concurrent running? (As in, how do they
| | 375798 [headius head] At least in JRuby, FFI calls are not prevented from firing in
| + 375637 [ryand-ruby z] gem install RubyInlineFortran
+ 375540 [ammarabuali ] Have you seen Ruby/GSL?
| 375543 [michel demaz] Good news. I'll look. Thanks !
| 375553 [michel demaz] Works ! (Ubuntu Lucid)
+ 375557 [tony.arcieri] Have you considered trying to use a library like JAMA with JRuby?
| 375560 [michel demaz] I am still reluctant to a jump to jruby. I'll first check GSL on MRI
| 375567 [colinb2r goo] 1. JRuby is currently(?) and anecdotally somewhat slower than MRI 1.9, but
| + 375573 [ninja slapha] And JRuby is getting faster all the time. It's not clear whether one will
| | 375663 [headius head] We've always emphasized compatibility and bugfixes over performance,
| | 375906 [ninja slapha] Not really.
| + 375664 [headius head] Apart from perhaps MacRuby calling ObjC and IronRuby calling .NET,
| 375675 [ara.t.howard] of course JRuby is a fantastic tool for many use cases, but i've personally
| 375681 [headius head] ly
| + 375686 [ara.t.howard] experience for many, many cases. And that's the Ruby way.
| + 375687 [james grayso] Before I say this, I need to state that I love and use JRuby. The =
| + 375691 [michel demaz] @all, esp. @ara, @james, @charles
| + 375763 [headius head] ings, like manipulating processes in a POSIX environment. =C2=A0I don't use=
| | 375769 [ryand-ruby z] Oh come now. If the JVM sucks at something, JRuby sucks at it too. Don't =
| | 375780 [headius head] You couldn't be more wrong. It's understandable since you don't
| | 375793 [ryand-ruby z] Don't pass the buck.
| | 375797 [headius head] 's implementation to identify someone passing the buck when they do it.
| | 375802 [james grayso] bugs we didn't immediately fix=85
| | 375806 [headius head] y process management. =C2=A0It had to interoperate with other processes tha=
| | 375809 [james grayso] Unixy process management. It had to interoperate with other processes =
| | 375810 [headius head] something in the translation.
| + 375812 [tony.arcieri] For what it's worth, the APIs that Ruby provides for process management and
+ 375672 [ara.t.howard] i worked in science using ruby for many years. it is true that sometimes
+ 375789 [timrandg gma] I think you are completely correct in your criticism of ruby's lack of
+ 375799 [jose.halesga] Curious if you've used RinRuby and what you think of it?
| 375818 [ryand-ruby z] I've had good success with rsruby. It isn't the nicest or terribly =
+ 375923 [ara.t.howard] mostly true. worth mentioning, however, is that scientific visualization is
^ Re: RubyMate (TextMate) issue
375552 [mike.manewit] I know this is a bit old, but here's a quick way I found on the TextMate =
^ Effects of require
375556 [tsuraan gmai] I've been using python a lot lately, so I'll start with how that
375572 [no spam.plea] No, there's not. Requiring a file *executes* that file, which often
375615 [tsuraan gmai] Ok, but there is a way to accomplish what I needed, anyhow. I
375641 [gwtmp01 mac.] I don't have any definitive answers to your questions, just a few =
^ Re: Communicating with Smalltalk
375562 [user compgro] I had a dream to start my business, but I didn't have got enough of money to do this. Thank heaven my dude said to take the <a href="http://bestfinance-blog.com/topics/mortgage-loans">mortgage loans</a>. Thence I took the consolidation loans and realized my desire.
375578 [m.fellinger ] 'm
375596 [ryand zenspi] Iirc you can set drb's serializer to yaml. I think I remember Eric showing m=
^ Random error in ci_reporter
375570 [corrdump gma] I'm running ci_reporter to convert rake unit tests to xml format, to
^ rspec-rails-2.3.1 is released!
375574 [dchelimsky g] ### rspec-rails-2.3.1 / 2010-12-16
^ rspec-core-2.3.1 is released
375575 [dchelimsky g] ### rspec-core-2.3.1 / 2010-12-16
^ Åú: Ruby and science ?
375585 [jiq.niu gmai] How to unsubscribe ?
375616 [kspillner ac] Howdy-=0A=0A> How to unsubscribe ?=0A=0AYou can't; the Ruby mailing lists a=
+ 375618 [matz ruby-la] unresponsive.
+ 375620 [cmdjackryan ] s unresponsive.
+ 375625 [kspillner ac] Howdy-=0A=0A=0A>> You can't; the Ruby mailing lists are broken and the mail=
375626 [cmdjackryan ] =A0The automated list manager at email@example.com is broken; the=
^ Is programming art?
375590 [raincolee gm] (I'm a high school student confused by this concept)
+ 375592 [peterhickman] The creation of software aspires to be a science or at least more like
+ 375593 [peterhickman] The creation of software aspires to be a science or at least more like
| 375597 [spoon killer] a point. This is because writing silly, and often useless, pieces of
| 375603 [peterhickman] There is a distinction between being useless and having no utility. I
| 375606 [spoon killer] I agree that there is a subtle distinction I had not considered!
+ 375598 [daniel degu.] There are diverse opinions about the status of computing. Also it can
| 375602 [mike stok.ca] Remember to look at Knuth's "Computer Programming as an Art" from 1974 =
+ 375622 [ninja slapha] In the sense that anything can be.
| + 375627 [ninja slapha] ...except I apparently forgot that was Knuth, not Dijkstra. Must have Dijkstra
| + 375644 [raincolee gm] You imply that our programming craft is too young to be art. But programming
| 375905 [ninja slapha] No, that's not what I'm saying at all. I'm saying it's too young to be
+ 375633 [tony.arcieri] In my opinion, 99.9% programming isn't art.
| + 375634 [brian brianj] The same question could be asked about painting. Is painting art?
| | 375645 [tony.arcieri] It depends what you're painting (but you already answered your own
| | 375661 [brian brianj] That's kind of what I was trying to say.
| + 375635 [spoon killer] In case anyone here is a obsfucated programming virgin, here is
| 375660 [spoon killer] In case anyone is interested, here is an argument which shows
+ 375653 [rubfor recit] Art generally speaking is there to decorate our environment (visually,
+ 375677 [e148759 bsno] What is art?
+ 375678 [shyouhei rub] Yeah, I know this is THE right way for original poster to find his answer, but
| 375680 [ap1900 gmail] I think most individuals exist in both worlds. If you are repeating exactly
+ 375679 [tony.arcieri] I gave one definition earlier, but there's another definition that's also
^ How to add conditon in select method
375599 [jakheart001 ] How to add the condition for "order by birthdate desc" in the following
375601 [cmdjackryan ] Assuming ActiveRecord: http://api.rubyonrails.org/classes/ActiveRecord/Base=
^ How to compile ruby to executable? (Linux)
375605 [hakoukko gma] I'm wondering how I could compile my .rb file to executable? I know that
+ 375607 [hakoukko gma] When I put...
+ 375608 [spoon killer] Can you run other programs you have installed with rubygems?
+ 375609 [hakoukko gma] $ locate allinoneruby | grep bin
| 375610 [spoon killer] Why would you want to remove that directory from your PATH?
+ 375611 [hakoukko gma] Is there other compilers than these then?
375612 [spoon killer] There's a JRuby compiler that I've never used
375658 [echristopher] And rawr makes Linux, OS X, and Windows executables out of JRuby programs.
375665 [headius head] * To hide the code
^ RMagick doesn't work
375614 [hakoukko gma] Then I installed RMagick which went well (it didn't succeed earlier when
375735 [devguy.ca gm] Kind Regards,
^ Integer/Fixnum/Bignum are "immutable"?
375617 [kedar.mhaswa] Is my understanding correct that there is no way to change the "value"
375619 [matz ruby-la] No. But the exact answer depends on your definition of the "value".
375623 [kedar.mhaswa] Sorry. Does that mean my understanding is not correct or no, there is no
+ 375624 [matz ruby-la] If your definition of the "value" of an Integer is its numeric value,
| 375628 [kedar.mhaswa] Got it. That clarifies. Thanks!
| 375636 [peter.vanden] For Fixnum, I believe there are simply no setter methods for the
+ 375630 [shortcutter ] You can add instance variables to some of the types you mention so they
^ const lookup, autoloading, and scoping
375629 [smparkes smp] I'm trying to do nested class/module lookup by name and beginning to =
375682 [transfire gm] k it's not possible/clean in the face of autoloading.
^ RAutomation 0.2.1 Released - Automate windows and their controls through user-friendly API with Ruby!
375631 [jarmo.p gmai] RAutomation - Automate windows and their controls through user-
^ win32screenshot 1.0.0 - The New Beginning
375632 [jarmo.p gmai] Capture Screenshots on Windows with Ruby to bmp, gif, jpg or png
^ Re: soap4r orders multi-element sequences incorrectly?
375638 [jomeara tale] Were you able to resolve this issue? I have run into a similar problem
375640 [jzipperle gm] I ended up writing a workaround that (so far) fixes the issue in my
375751 [jomeara tale] Thanks Justin. Very much appreciated.
^ RAutomation 0.3.0 Released
375642 [jarmo.p gmai] === Version 0.3.0 / 2010-12-18
^ background threads
375643 [venkatram.ak] Here is a class when run starts printing numbers to the console in a new
+ 375650 [michaeltbake] I'm not sure that I understand your question, but there are few things I see
+ 375656 [venkatram.ak] Mike
375659 [shortcutter ] I am not sure what you mean.
375771 [venkatram.ak] Thanks for your code and help. By commenting a few lines in your code I
376008 [shortcutter ] Well, obviously because - as you state below - when the main thread
^ Still get this RDoc error using HTML
375646 [transfire gm] It occurs in 1.8.7 and 1.9.2.
+ 375647 [brabuhr gmai] ruby 1.8.7 (2009-06-12 patchlevel 174) [universal-darwin10.0]
+ 375722 [drbrain segm] I see you filed a bug report but no patch. I will fix it when I have time.
^ Codelobster PHP Edition
375651 [codecreator2] I advise you to try Codelobster PHP Edition.
375693 [jarmo.p gmai] Okay, and why should any Ruby user on earth want to do anything with
^ Someone explain to me the logic behind ARGV
375652 [sbstn26 yaho] For example there's a code
+ 375654 [stefano.croc] ARGV is an array. Calling ARGV returns the first argument of the array,
+ 375685 [shevegen lin] The  just accesses the first member of the array, like for any other
+ 375817 [alec arlross] <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes
375828 [abinoam gmai] Just in case it's not clear enough for him (Kaye ng)...
^ Independent processes
375666 [tasos.laskos] I'm having a bit of a problem...
+ 375667 [james grayso] $ cat parent_and_child.rb
+ 375668 [tasos.laskos] Thanks for the response,
| 375669 [james grayso] That's correct. By default they share STDIN.
| + 375670 [tasos.laskos] Thanks James, re-declaring the trap interrupt in the children worked. :)
| + 375671 [matt technor] Or maybe this is what you want: http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/185221
+ 375673 [tasos.laskos] No that wouldn't work for me...
| 375674 [james grayso] Memory isn't shared between processes, unless you take steps to make it so.
+ 375676 [tasos.laskos] Cool, I should be set now. Thanks guys.
^ variable problem
375683 [derril.lucci] so i am writing a program that sends email via an smtp server on gmail.
+ 375690 [stefano.croc] Stefano
+ 375692 [zuerrong gma] he
^ do not invest in funmobile.com
375684 [funmo hotmai] do not invest in funmobile.com, it is a shit company, all their
^ Ruby-USB in windows
375689 [srinivasan12] I am trying to talk to a USB device (a thumb drive) in Windows 7 via
375694 [luislavena g] On Dec 19, 3:39=A0am, "Srinivasan R." <srinivasan120...@yahoo.com>
^ Arrays and Lists ?
375695 [emil_macarie] I have recently started playing around with Ruby, and now I am starting
+ 375698 [hassan.schro] Forgive me if I'm misunderstanding your point, but --
+ 375699 [b.candler po] Nope. It grows the memory space, and shuffles the existing elements if
+ 375700 [emil_macarie] Thanks ! That does make me feel better about using an array as a list
+ 375710 [peter vanden] These are the relevant pieces of code in array.c (ruby trunk)
375723 [me waltonhoo] Also, Ruby is using realloc to resize the array, meaning it tries to
^ FW: Fml status report (ruby-talk ML)
375696 [kspillner ac] As I said: unsubscribe is broken.=0A=0A-----Original Message-----=0AFrom: r=
375705 [ben bleythin] So, you sent "unsubscribe" to email@example.com and you got