384082-384786

383865-384967 subjects 384283-384899

^ What would you guys think about adding the Thrush combinator to Object?
384082 [brian brianm] I'd like to get some peoples' opinion on this. I recently needed to
384089 [shortcutter ] Hm, that looks quite complex to me.  Why not just do this?

^ Best way to replace hash keys
384085 [Alex.Allmont] What is the most optimal and neatest way to replace keys in a hash given a =
+ 384099 [list.push gm] a particular condition?
+ 384106 [transfire gm] On Jun 3, 10:27=A0am, Alex Allmont <Alex.Allm...@naturalmotion.com>
| 384107 [transfire gm] searchReplacePairs.rekey! do |search|
+ 384124 [groups inbox] Hope it's helpful.
  384201 [Alex.Allmont] Thanks to everyone for the responses.

^ [ANN] Lone Star Ruby Conference V - Last Call for Speakers
384086 [jimfreeze gm] Lone Star Ruby Conference V - August 11-13, Austin, TX

^ 3 Open RoR Positions + Telecommute + Bacon = BLISS!!
384094 [lwarrenii gm] *Are an experienced RoR developer
384095 [sophrinix gm] What if you're a vegetarian, but are hip to the rest of the list?

^ [ANN] logging 1.5.1
384097 [tim.pease gm] logging version 1.5.1
384225 [headius head] FWIW, I believe MRI on Solaris raises the same error we do on any

^ (none)
384098 [terry.donagh] Terry (Tad) Donaghe

^ CORE - Altering Behaviour of "each do" (default param "item")
384104 [ilias lazari] 1.9
+ 384105 [peterhickman] Probably not without changing Ruby itself.
| 384109 [mikaa123 gma] Actually it would be possible, although very ugly.
| 384120 [shortcutter ] There is another approach which does not suffer from the side effect of
| + 384122 [stu rubyprog] why do all these threads start with CORE ?
| + 384129 [ilias lazari] ractices.com/
| + 384130 [ilias lazari] what does "(Thread.current[:__item__] ||=3D [])" do?
| | 384132 [shortcutter ] ds
| | 384135 [ilias lazari] On 5 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 15:13, Robert Klemme <shortcut...@googlemail=
| | 384137 [matthias wae] Yes, Ilias, it looked like Cockaigne but it isn°«t, if just for the matter of Robert°«s grilled geese don°«t fly into your mouth. In fact, they are too
| + 384150 [ilias lazari] This approach is not usable in the given context (Altering Behaviours
|   + 384155 [ninja slapha] Off the topic of what, exactly?
|   | 384166 [ilias lazari] bout
|   | 384195 [leigh thecoe] I'm looking for a recipe for "slow roasted Lizard"
|   + 384165 [shortcutter ] 2011/6/5 Ilias Lazaridis <ilias@lazaridis.com>
|     384167 [ilias lazari] On 6 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 10:14, Robert Klemme <shortcut...@googlemail=
|     384187 [shortcutter ] of
|     384191 [ilias lazari] On 6 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 19:29, Robert Klemme <shortcut...@googlemail=
+ 384110 [ml convalesc] On 04 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=85=CE=BD 2011, at 2:50 =CE=BC.=CE=BC., Ilias =
+ 384111 [james grayso] Since everyone is still speaking to Ilias far too often, I'll try to use
| + 384112 [code apotheo] Wow -- his own encyclopedia entry.
| | 384113 [subscription] the
| | + 384115 [martindemell] hat is almost but not quite completely unlike the language he has insisted =
| | | 384119 [ninja slapha] Unlikely. As James pointed out, he doesn't appear to be a programmer, judging
| | + 384116 [mikaa123 gma] I really wonder what that "Dr. Lizardo" ( ;)) is trying to achieve. Is he legitimately, in his own way, trying to explore the language and grok each and every edge-cases? That's what I thought at first. I didn't approve the way he answered to people helping him (very rude most of the time), nor the way he exposes his questions. But wow, that encyclopedia entry says that the article has been tagged since 2006!
| | + 384117 [code apotheo] I can just killfile using procmail, if need be.  I just tend to be very
| + 384114 [ml convalesc] go it...
| + 384118 [matthias wae] James,
| + 384138 [ilias lazari] On 4 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 17:50, James Gray <ja...@graysoftinc.com> wr=
|   + 384139 [matthias wae] Providing help is a personal matter for many people. You won°«t get friends here as long as you snub everyone who is questioning your approach or
|   | 384140 [ilias lazari] On 5 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 17:19, Matthias W=C3=A4chter <matth...@waech=
|   | + 384143 [matthias wae] It depends solely on what you define •ń•Ķthe topic•ń•©. You seem to have talent in making yourself the topic and not taking notice of that. That„ŗ—‘ your
|   | | + 384144 [mikaa123 gma] Let's just ignore him, shall we?
|   | | + 384146 [ilias lazari] On 5 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 18:04, Matthias W=C3=A4chter <matth...@waech=
|   | + 384145 [shortcutter ] Actually, this assessment is wrong.
|   + 384141 [josh.cheek g] Curious, based on your questions it looks like you chose some other
|   + 384156 [ninja slapha] It doesn't seem that "violation" was the primary concern, so much as that
|     384209 [ilias lazari] On 6 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 02:42, David Masover <ni...@slaphack.com> wr=
|     384215 [ninja slapha] at
|     384216 [ilias lazari] On 7 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 18:32, David Masover <ni...@slaphack.com> wr=
|     384224 [ninja slapha] Actually, not really. Even in the inital reason (which has no special statu=
|     384227 [ilias lazari] On 8 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 08:06, David Masover <ni...@slaphack.com> wr=
|     384233 [cmdjackryan ] Please Do. Empty threats are more boring than empty threads.
|     + 384245 [ilias lazari] On 8 =C9=EF=FD=ED, 17:16, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackr...@googlemail.com>
|     + 384248 [code apotheo] Has anyone asked *how* he'd react?  I'm curious about what sort of
|       + 384251 [stu rubyprog] He's a misanthropist. He seems to just troll under the guise of being
|       | 384252 [ilias lazari] This is a excellent summary.
|       + 384255 [cmdjackryan ] It's buried in the thread, but Ilias threatens (emptily, so far) to
|         384257 [ilias lazari] On 8 =C9=EF=FD=ED, 21:00, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackr...@googlemail.com>
|         + 384258 [cmdjackryan ] So sue me. :D
|         + 384270 [ninja slapha] In other words, you mention laws that seem relevant (until I do five minute=
|           384271 [ilias lazari] On 9 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 08:44, David Masover <ni...@slaphack.com> wr=
+ 384154 [matz ruby-la] It's possible but you have to redefine the each method.  That reminds
| + 384168 [ilias lazari] em")"
| | + 384169 [shortcutter ] tem")"
| | | 384174 [ilias lazari] On 6 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 11:45, Robert Klemme <shortcut...@googlemail=
| | + 384183 [ninja slapha] I'm not sure that I have a vote, but I'd also vote against. I like the
| | | + 384189 [shortcutter ] Why wouldn't you?  (Whether our votes are counted somewhere is a
| | | | + 384192 [code apotheo] Holy crap.  I had no idea.
| | | | | + 384193 [josh.cheek g] $ echo hello world | ruby -W0 -ne 'puts $_ if "strings are objects"'
| | | | | + 384197 [shortcutter ] Robert@babelfish ~
| | | | + 384199 [ninja slapha] That doesn't seem to be the same thing, though. In Perl, $_ is the "default"
| | | + 384190 [code apotheo] how=20
| | + 384203 [Ruby GoogleM] That's because nobody who knows even the tiniest bit of Ruby would
| |   384204 [adam apresco] 2011/6/7 J=C3=B6rg W Mittag <JoergWMittag+Ruby@googlemail.com>
| |   + 384205 [shortcutter ] uby
| |   | 384206 [adam apresco] True!
| |   + 384212 [ninja slapha] While I would use &method(:puts), it honestly never occurred to me, and it=
| |     384214 [adam apresco] Not too long ago I found
| + 384171 [ilias lazari] em")"
|   + 384172 [matz ruby-la] So being "speakable" is important from your point of view, is it?
|   | 384176 [ilias lazari] On 6 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 12:24, Yukihiro Matsumoto <m...@ruby-lang.or=
|   | 384177 [matz ruby-la] It's not that easy decision before evaluating the impact to the whole
|   | 384178 [ilias lazari] em")"
|   + 384173 [johannes.hel] In any case, you would need to create a kind of new keyword - what may
+ 384275 [ilias lazari] related issue

^ theres got to be a better way to test this...
384121 [serialhex gm] ok, so i'm writing some tests to check if requiring some files will work

^ Re: rubygems-update 1.8.5 Released
384125 [luislavena g] , (or
384126 [LeCouey sfcn] Luis,
384127 [luislavena g] The problem is here, seems HOME is not properly evaluated... perhaps
384353 [LeCouey sfcn] Luis,

^ Class instance method
384128 [ralphs dos32] Consider this irb session
384133 [johnf bitsbu] ==== begin snippet ====
384134 [johnf bitsbu] Also, when I said that they were "approximately" the same, there are a

^ ONLINE BACKUP IS VERY MUCH ESSENTIAL FOR SECURE YOUR DATA
384131 [moiurmohiudd] resource on this topic topic.

^ gem require_paths required?
384136 [transfire gm] I'm wondering if a gems `require_path` field is really necessary. To
384162 [luislavena g] While I think your question is valid, I don't think is the right
384185 [transfire gm] Good point. I will transfer post. Thanks.

^ Odd module dynamic method behaviour
384148 [john zaquy7.] I've been defining modules for mixins with dynamic methods - here is a
384149 [adgar carbon] Use A_HASH.keys.each instead. It's bitten us all, I suspect.
384151 [john zaquy7.] Just spotted as you replied thanks - won't forget that one again

^ Odd module dynamic method behaviour [doh!]
384152 [john zaquy7.] OK found it

^ [ANN] Lone Star Ruby Conference V - Last Call for Speakers
384153 [jimfreeze gm] TODAY Is the last day to submit your proposal

^ Created a simple module; can't access it
384159 [RichardDummy] I posted my simple module and test file at http://www.pastie.org/2025300.
384160 [serialhex gm] before one can include a module into a program, one must first have said
384179 [RichardDummy] WOW! It makes perfect sense!  Now that you've enlightened me (and I've
384198 [RichardDummy] On Jun 6, 8:08=A0am, RichardOnRails

^ Problem with German Umlauts - MSSQL Database - rake Migration
384186 [douglas-shol] class ImportFirmen < ActiveRecord::Migration

^ [ANN] fairy 0.6.5 Released
384200 [hazimem gmai] fairy 0.6.5 has been released!

^ Ruby 1.9 Time parse question
384208 [tester.paul ] I have a ruby program that works as expected with 1.8.6 and 1.8.7. I
384210 [shortcutter ] [1]+' '+a[2] ) }
384211 [tester.paul ] I played with Date.strptime but it seems to ignore the time stamps.
384213 [shortcutter ] Please do not top post.
384217 [tester.paul ] between re-writing two sort routines and re-writing a third of the

^ [ANN] kcar 0.3.0 - bytestream to Rack response converter
384218 [normalperson] kcar features an HTTP parser that will convert a bytestream into a

^ how to repackage a ruby gem.
384219 [william.weih] I have updated a file in an installed gem at gems folder directly. How

^ [ANN] rake-compiler 0.7.9 Released
384223 [luislavena g] rake-compiler version 0.7.9 has been released!

^ a little challenge - reproduce this error
384228 [transfire gm] Want to see a really amazing error I got this week? Okay... but to
384230 [steve stevek] throw NameError.new("uninitialized constant X::Foo::X")
+ 384231 [johnf bitsbu] This is a pretty trivial error to generate. Just reference the
| 384232 [transfire gm] Ah good point. I made an assumption. A qualifier then: X does exist.
| 384235 [cmdicely gma] The top-level X (and the Foo underneath it) seems required to get the
| + 384237 [adgar carbon] either.
| | + 384240 [transfire gm] her.
| | | + 384241 [transfire gm] s/on/are/
| | | + 384242 [adgar carbon] either.
| | |   384249 [code apotheo] It works the same both 1.8.7, 1.9.1, and 1.9.2 for me.
| | |   + 384250 [adgar carbon] checking
| | |   + 384253 [code apotheo] Wow.  Um.  Sorry.  I mangled the grammar of that sentence.  It should
| | + 384268 [cmdicely gma] ...
| + 384239 [transfire gm] Well, Balls. That in itself seems ridiculous, but you are right. I'm
|   384269 [cmdicely gma] Not really. I'd expect X::Foo::X to get the constant at that path
|   384277 [transfire gm] I realize now maybe how I should have phrased this as a challenge
|   384278 [johnf bitsbu] Just to be clear, do you mean "without invoking #call" (as in, pasting
|   384315 [transfire gm] When #call is invoked, the error is raised. So yea, guess I should
|   384318 [josh.cheek g] Well, I give up :)
|   384324 [transfire gm] I bet a few people have come across it without fully knowing what was
|   384356 [transfire gm] =A0 =A0 module X
|   384358 [josh.cheek g] Fascinating stuff!
+ 384234 [transfire gm] Oh you are a clever one ;-)
+ 384236 [cmdicely gma] Doesn't give the right result. You want raise, not throw.

^ [ANN] RuPy 11 Conference : Call for Proposals
384238 [jakub.piotr.] RuPy 11 :: Strongly Dynamic Conference
384243 [flo andersgr] How long are the slots? I have an idea for a 20 minutes talk, but it =

^ [ANN] Rails 2.3.12 has been released!
384244 [aaron tender] ## Security issues!

^ [ANN] Rails 3.0.8 has been released!
384246 [aaron tender] # Security Issues!

^ [ANN] Rails 3.1.0.rc2 has been released!
384247 [aaron tender] # Security Issues!

^ Asynchronicity
384254 [iainspeed gm] Just wondering if anyone can recommend some articles/tutorials on fibers =
+ 384256 [wishdev gmai] Good Morning,
+ 384259 [wyhaines gma] There isn't really a lot involved with fibers.  Replace that HTTP
  384264 [iainspeed gm] I read that and got one of those "I'm speaking to someone on the other =

^ [ANN] Rails 3.0.9.rc1 has been released!
384260 [aaron tender] Hey folks.  Sorry for the multiple releases in such a short time span, but =

^ [ANN] Rails 3.1.0.rc3 has been released!
384261 [aaron tender] Hey folks.  Sorry for the multiple releases in such a short time span, but =

^ Where is the #hash method defined?
384262 [ibc aliax.ne] unique for the object (such value doesn't change during the lifetime
+ 384263 [anurag08priy] method(:hash).owner # => Kernel
| 384265 [ibc aliax.ne] Thanks, I didn't know the #owner method :)
| 384266 [ryand-ruby z] % ri hash
| 384267 [ibc aliax.ne] sed by
+ 384272 [chastell cha] Note that #hash=E2=80=99s role is to fulfil the implication
  384274 [ibc aliax.ne] sible

^ Anyone compiled VIM 7.3 with 1.9.2 support?
384273 [rails.nerd g] Maybe no the best spot to ask this, but difficult to find answers and
384290 [stu rubyprog] I have vim compiled with ruby support. Did you have a specific
384294 [kresimir.boj] I did
384303 [rails.nerd g] Thanks for the replies Stu and Kresimir
384332 [stu rubyprog] I have a mac system here also. I don't know why vim on macports is still pr=

^ CORE - Literal Instantiation breaks Object Model
384279 [ilias lazari] class String
+ 384284 [matz ruby-la] You don't have to teach me about Ruby's object model.  String objects
| + 384298 [ninja slapha] Even this has limitations.
| + 384319 [Ruby GoogleM] In this particular case, that's not even necessary. Ioke and Seph
| + 384320 [ilias lazari] I'm writing here in comp.lang.ruby, addressing the public, not you
| | + 384321 [cmdjackryan ] Phillip Gawlowski
| | + 384339 [cmdicely gma] Um, yes, they are String objects.
| | + 384347 [ninja slapha] Christopher Dicely already hit the most relevant OO and technical concerns, so
| + 384408 [ilias lazari] h is far
|   384544 [ilias lazari] On 12 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 17:39, Ilias Lazaridis <il...@lazaridis.com=
+ 384299 [matthias wae] If that really had worked the way you°«d expect it, you had ended up in an endless loop running out of stack levels soon. The reason for this is that
| 384323 [ilias lazari] On 10 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 11:53, Matthias W=C3=A4chter <matth...@waec=
+ 384308 [cmdicely gma] The logic in this argument is fundamentally flawed. "Everything is an
+ 384786 [ilias lazari] Literal Instantiation breaks Object Model

^ BARRIER - require "rubygems"
384280 [ilias lazari] ruby 1.9.2p180 Windows 7
+ 384281 [peterhickman] Or you could try using the well documented RUBYOPT shell variable to
+ 384282 [me waltonhoo] ruby 1.9.2p180 (2011-02-18) [i386-mingw32]
| 384311 [ilias lazari] same version here.
| 384312 [luislavena g] There is no such thing as One-Click Installer, is RubyInstaller
| + 384316 [ilias lazari] Confirmed, RubyInstaller
| | 384341 [luislavena g] Defaults like file associations and editors are very subjective.
| | 384352 [ilias lazari] [...] - (expanding issue, getting personal)
| | 384359 [luislavena g] Oh, you mean magical, like an automated install? Or probably you mean
| | 384360 [ilias lazari] [...] - (ha! )
| | + 384361 [iwasinnamukn] Maybe if you took the time out of being a thoroughly abrasive
| | | 384366 [ilias lazari] On 11 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 20:15, Matt Harrison <iwasinnamuk...@genest=
| | + 384362 [cmdjackryan ] "Don't force users to opt out of installing optional features. Allow
| | | 384365 [ilias lazari] On 11 =C9=EF=FD=ED, 20:30, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackr...@googlemail.com>
| | | + 384367 [cmdjackryan ] So, the RubyInstaller doesn't actually install Ruby and its
| | | | 384369 [code apotheo] More to the point, you can use libraries without rubygems.
| | | + 384394 [cmdicely gma] glemail.com>
| | | + 384398 [ilias lazari] On 11 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 20:47, Ilias Lazaridis <il...@lazaridis.com=
| | |   384402 [cmdjackryan ] Phillip Gawlowski
| | |   384403 [ilias lazari] On 12 =C9=EF=FD=ED, 13:38, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackr...@googlemail.com>
| | |   + 384415 [ninja slapha] =20
| | |   | 384422 [ilias lazari] Of course it is.
| | |   + 384437 [cmdicely gma] Who are the relevant people? Luis Lavena, who is the RubyInstaller
| | + 384413 [luislavena g] "Another reason to streamline setup is that inexperienced users
| |   384416 [ilias lazari] On 12 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 19:39, Luis Lavena <luislav...@gmail.com> w=
| |   + 384425 [aaron tender] These are all good points, but has anyone really been far even as
| |   + 384428 [ninja slapha] Would you hire someone without seeing a line of code from them?
| |     384429 [ilias lazari] On 13 =CE=99=CE=BF=CF=8D=CE=BD, 01:15, David Masover <ni...@slaphack.com> w=
| + 384317 [me waltonhoo] That would be my guess as well.  If you installed 1.8.6 from the (now
+ 384434 [ilias lazari] please note that several messages which appear on ruby-talk
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