55372-56244 subjects 55817-56326

^ Enumerable#zip (Re: ruby-dev summary 18613-18710)
55606 [pit capitain] Maybe you could use something similar to the default value / block in
55645 [martindemell] Sounds good to me

^ Enumerators with hashslice - RubyConf addenda
55610 [djberge qwes] With a little help from the fine folks on IRC, here's a bit of addenda

^ Problem with a select in Oracle
55616 [mavallad yah] I am just beginning in Ruby, in fact this is my first script.
+ 55623 [gsinclair so] I very much doubt that there is a problem with the '@' character.  What data
| 55624 [jweirich one] That's not entirely true.  It tends to be dependent upon the database
| 55629 [gsinclair so] data
+ 55658 [mavallad yah] I am sorry guys,

^ Ruby/Java integration revisited
55618 [matthewdspen] One and a half years ago, a co-worker and I began development on an

^ setting LD_LIBRARY_PATH doesn't seem to work?
55620 [emschwar fc.] On a linux system, I've developed a extension to STAF (see previous
55625 [ahoward fsl.] why not compile the module using LD_RUN_PATH?  relying on LD_LIBRARY_PATH is
+ 55651 [michael_s_ca] I've heard this charge levied before; can someone tell me the
| 55665 [ahoward fsl.] this sums it up
+ 55662 [emschwar fc.] Why is that?  In any event, the problem is that when loading C
  + 55663 [decoux moulo] Can you give a complete example for this (configuration, OS, ...)
  + 55675 [ahoward fsl.] see earlier post.
    55676 [ahoward fsl.] NOTES

^ eruby0.9.8/winxp/apache1.3.27 - eruby don't parse my files
55637 [sven.rosner ] my configurations is
+ 55649 [JohnFeezell ] I had a similar problem on a linux system.
+ 55650 [JohnFeezell ] You can see your code working at 3wplace.com/rb/GetEnv.rhtml
  55731 [sven.rosner ] thx for this but i have now another problem.
  55733 [JohnFeezell ] I'm not sure what your problem is but it could relate to using
  55737 [sven.rosner ] i tried to invoke my script directly (cmd>eruby.exe) and it has gone.

^ Sydney User Group
55641 [harryo zip.c] I was planning on sending out an e-mail nice and early re this month's Sydney

^ Load path for eruby
55642 [sangamon t-o] I would like to include app-specific files that are not on
+ 55655 [alan digikat] I'm not sure what you mean by "altering the global load path".  I'm
| 55661 [sangamon t-o] [trying it] Duh, this works!
+ 55710 [gsinclair so] The Wiki page

^ ANN: rdep (Ruby Dependency Tool)
55648 [hal9000 hype] I recently did a small rewrite of a tool

^ [FAQ]  was RE: How do I get a '\'?
55654 [J.Hawkeswort] Gavin Sinclair requested that I sent this.  I hope it makes sense, is
+ 55693 [armin xss.de] please also post it on the faqtotum.
| 55708 [gsinclair so] I ask some people who post general questions, and get good answers, to
+ 55712 [drbrain segm] Don't forget File::ALT_SEPARATOR
+ 56097 [tarasis btop] Using "Dir["#{directory}/**/**"].each" would work just as well as

^ File Packing Ideas
55659 [mxvera qwest] Greetings,
55668 [tsiivola cc.] The CGI class solves this problem for you: URL's need to be escaped as
55673 [mxvera qwest] Your answer is cool; and by cool, I mean totally sweet.
55677 [michael_s_ca] I may have misread the original problem description, but did you not
55678 [mxvera qwest] I am testing the CGI solution now, and it may do the trick. Better would
+ 55685 [mxvera qwest] Why am I still getting random newlines using CGI.escape? Is there a certain
| 55711 [tsiivola cc.] 1) What is your dataset? Strings of arbitary ASCII characters? How long?
+ 55785 [B.Candler po] How about open, write, close? TCP sockets are 8-bit clean.

^ Why no warning for this code?
55660 [pbrannan atd] h = {
55664 [jim freeze.o] h = { 'foo' => 'abc'}

^ ANN: FXRuby-1.0.15 Now Available
55667 [lyle users.s] All,

^ [ANN] YAML.rb 0.47 -- stairsteppin to 0.50
55669 [ruby-talk wh] A new version of YAML.rb is available.  See http://yaml4r.sf.net/ to

^ tk errors/problems
55670 [khindenburg ] I'm running a small script that is displayed on another computer screen

^ [OT] Re: EuRuKo: European Ruby conference
55671 [batsman.geo ] In fact AFAIK it was a pun on "MULTIX" and "EUNUCHS" (UNIX being a
55672 [michael_s_ca] No reference to castration there.
55679 [batsman.geo ] I read it somewhere; it's perhaps an 'urban legend' (Unix City :),

^ MacOS X: Python or Ruby?
55680 [vinfoley iqu] I will recieve my first Apple computer (a iBook) next week.  And I have
+ 55683 [ysantoso jen] MacOSX compatibility is great since it's UNIX-based.
+ 55706 [canyonrat ma] You will run into a few issues with the different window server. If you

^ Ruby and CPAN - a note from Jarkko Hietaniemi
55681 [djberge qwes] All,
+ 55688 [bobx linuxma] I just started using PPM from ActiveState at work and I really like it. I
+ 55692 [mikkelfj-ant] Nice article.
| 55700 [bobx linuxma] We could have one official repository. Other repositories can be created by
+ 55707 [james jamesb] "People started to install modules from CPAN because they were easy to install ;
+ 55718 [james jamesb] When the discussion about bringing Ruby into CPAN began, was there any agreement

^ Parrot says hello Ruby
55682 [mikkelfj-ant] This warrants renaming Cardinal to Eclectus :-)
55684 [ptkwt shell1] I wish I would have seen this page last spring.

^ request for help
55686 [pate eylerfa] At RubyConf, I mentioned that I'd started to translate "How to Think Like
+ 55694 [lyle users.s] Have you checked to see if Savannah (http://savannah.gnu.org) would be
| 55713 [austin halos] savanna.gnu.org
| 55714 [lyle users.s] You are correct that unless Pat wants this project to become an
+ 55698 [alan digikat] Have you thought to contact the original authors of "How to think
  55699 [pate red-bea] hmm, I hadn't gotten that far ... I wanted to have a bit more work done
  55701 [bobx linuxma] Let us know!

^ Re: File Packing Ideas - FINAL
55690 [mxvera qwest] 1) jam readlines into an array after chomping
+ 55697 [billk cts.co] In that case you'll probably want to swap 3) and 4).. :)
+ 55703 [nobu.nokada ] I'm not sure why you want to split data and chomp them.  Why

^ can ruby forward page?
55695 [lyan univmai] Can ruby cgi perform page forwarding with the client requested info
55709 [james jamesb] # Supply the method with the URL of the new location

^ Rich Kilmer... (was: Re: FreeRIDE and FUI ??)
55702 [rich lithino] Rich,

55716 [brookschimha] CHIEF(DR)BROOKS CHIMHAM

^ RGL - how to add attributes to Dot vertices?
55717 [Peter.Booth ] This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not understand
55771 [horst hduche] "Booth, Peter" <Peter.Booth@gs.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Selecting a NIC when running multiple network cards
55719 [web2ed yahoo] Does anyone know how to select which network interface card to use
55720 [Dave Pragmat] Each card has its own IP address(es), so bind your server to the

^ Re: rdep (Ruby Dependency Tool)
55721 [botp delmont] comment only: very helpful

^ DBI feature request
55722 [gsinclair so] "It would be nice if" you could get a statement as a string, so that after
55757 [520079130762] If you tell me the DBD (Oracle, Mysql?) you need this feature for,

^ How do module functions work?
55723 [gsinclair so] Rubyists,
55724 [matz ruby-la] Instance methods and class methods (or module method) are totally
55725 [gsinclair so] mechanics
+ 55736 [austin halos] module Foo
| 55740 [decoux moulo] Well, not really
| 55742 [austin halos] True. I find it an odd side-effect, but it is documented.
+ 55764 [matz ruby-la] You cannot copy methods in pure Ruby.

^ Re: Keyword arguments?
55726 [ahoward fsl.] this is close
+ 55739 [austin halos] Dave & Andy also noted that you can make it so that initialize
| 55765 [vjoel PATH.B] Cleaner, maybe, but there is a tradeoff. Both @name and @age must have
| 55768 [austin halos] [ruby-talk:55739]
| 55770 [lyle users.s] The original implementation (introduced in FXRuby 1.0.14) used
| + 55774 [vjoel PATH.B] I agree completely. There's also the point that using yield rather than
| | + 55778 [rich infoeth] @last_name = "powers"
| | + 55779 [vjoel PATH.B] Oops, should have been
| + 55777 [vjoel path.b] I agree completely. There's also the point that using yield rather than
| + 55784 [austin halos] Well, I'm not sure that I'd agree tht it's "evil", but it is most
+ 55796 [gsinclair so] Amidst all the discussion of various ways of achieving keyword arguments or
  55800 [botp delmont] cool. I like Gavin's code below.
  55803 [gsinclair so] I was one step ahead of you and placed it at the link below ;)
  + 55810 [gsinclair so] I've heavily updated this page, most notably including specifying mandatory
  | 55813 [botp delmont] sir Gavin, I'm actually browsing the page now, including the main page. I
  | 55816 [gsinclair so] Done.
  | 55819 [botp delmont] Thank you, sir Gavin.
  + 55814 [gsinclair so] I've created CategoryTips and CategorySampleCode so that appropriate pages can

^ Where is RubyCentral?
55728 [aleksei.guze] I cannot navigate to the site. Help, please.
+ 55759 [vjoel PATH.B]  dev.rubycentral.com
+ 55761 [jzakiya mail] In comp.lang.ruby for November 10, 2002 [11/10/02]
  55766 [ysantoso jen] Actually, can someone tell me what is going on with the DNS?
  55769 [andy toolshe] The folks at Addison-Wesley, who provide rubycentral.com, seem
  + 55772 [james jamesb] Neat.
  + 55773 [vjoel PATH.B] What Fox issue? I'm using FXRuby-1.0.15 and fox-1.0.26 on linux and
  | + 55775 [andy toolshe] There's something amiss under Windows wrt the Free Ride project; I've
  | + 55776 [rich infoeth] Something I brought up, which may not be an issue...Lyle is looking into
  | + 55781 [lyle users.s] Yes, it's unrelated to the dangling pointer problem that you were seeing.
  + 55787 [dossy panopt] That's an awfully polite way of saying "haven't got a clue" ... ;-)
    55788 [andy toolshe] Dave's British nature must be influencing me :-)
    55790 [dossy panopt] It'd mean more to them coming from you or Dave.
    55791 [andy toolshe] Hasn't so far.

^ Ruby.NET ??
55729 [mh freeware-] Is there any project which deals with an implementation of ruby into
+ 55734 [ndrsbngtssn ] Not really. There have been talk of .NET interfaces for the interpreter.
| 55831 [bulatz integ] i seen alpha version of ruby interpreter translated to C#. afair, it
+ 55743 [james jamesb] Sort of.  There is NETRuby
| 55747 [ndrsbngtssn ] Cool, I had no idea about this!
| + 55753 [james jamesb] I suspect NETRuby was done with Mono in mind (the web pages refer to jay, which
| + 55838 [spectra debi] Maybe mono can compile it.
+ 55812 [aleksei.guze] I'm afraid NET framework does not support some concepts like mixing or
  55907 [mikkelfj-ant] So
  55943 [aleksei.guze] All that's why I say there is a way to bridge from Ruby to .NET. But Ruby
  55993 [mikkelfj-ant] Ruby
  56107 [aleksei.guze] main
  56193 [mikkelfj-ant] Considering the time I would need to this, I'd rather not - not unless I

^ Premature end of script headers: ...\n ...missing required file to process....
55730 [sven.rosner ] my configurations is

^ Re: Subscribe confirmation request (ruby-talk ML)
55732 [YuriLeikind ] ___

^ What's your favorite Ruby book? <eom>
55735 [christopher.] Christopher J. Meisenzahl CPS, CSTE
55738 [mjais web.de] I really like the pickaxe book by David Thomas and Andrew Hunt
55748 [pate red-bea] I have to second this.  These two books are a great way to learn Ruby and

^ Re: What's your favorite Ruby book?
55745 [Tim.Hunter s] Alas, there aren't so many that you can be choosy. On the bright side,
55840 [m_libby ands] Can you explain this further? Maybe I'm not serious enough about Ruby
+ 55849 [lyle users.s] None of the Ruby books (including the Ruby Developer's Guide) have
+ 55859 [hal9000 hype] It was meant to be broad rather than deep. That's
+ 55908 [gsinclair so] Depending on what you already know, of course, you'll learn a lot about Ruby
+ 55912 [cyclists nc.] Well, I'm not interested in the GUI toolkits so those pages remain unread.
  55916 [james jamesb] Some authors, and some publishers (though not always together), believe that
  55933 [bobx linuxma] that
  55965 [christopher.] I agree strongly. I enjoyed the electronic version of the book (Pickaxe) I

^ Newbie Question.
55749 [montana buc9] Simple Newbie question. I kind of understand this whole block thing.
+ 55752 [decoux moulo] Well, the method Integer#times iterate self times (3 in your case) and for
+ 55836 [B.Candler po] The curly brackets and do..end are actually identical (apart from their
  55905 [gsinclair so] for i in (1..10)

^ Another Newbie question regarding instance variables?
55750 [montana buc9] The value of an instance variable is only available to the instance of the class, whereas the value of the class variable is available to all instances of the class? Is this correct?
+ 55808 [aleksei.guze] class, whereas the value of the class variable is available to all instances
| 55827 [vjoel PATH.B] Actually, it's clearer to call them "class instance variables".
| 55866 [gfb tonesoft] I thought that I knew Ruby pretty well until I came accross this thread
| 55867 [dblack candl] One potentially good thing, though I can't claim to have any dazzling
| + 55872 [gfb tonesoft] Cool. Never thought of it this way. And what's the buzz in another thread
| | 55875 [dblack candl] I think that's a different thing -- having instance variables (i.e.,
| + 55876 [vjoel PATH.B] A slightly more elaborate example, showing how it can be useful to have
|   55885 [gfb tonesoft] work
+ 55830 [bulatz integ] yes. while all people are mammals, they have different age, sex and

^ FW: Fox include question
55754 [rich infoeth] require 'fox'
55755 [decoux moulo] Which version of fox
55756 [rich infoeth] I think it is 1.0.13
55760 [decoux moulo] pigeon% head -6 lib/fox/responder2.rb

^ Float 1.2345 out of range
55758 [pbrannan atd] [pbrannan@zaphod uilib]$ irb
55780 [batsman.geo ] ????
55783 [ysantoso jen] In #ruby-lang we discussed this. We couldn't zero in on the problem

^ *variable works in asssignment?
55763 [emschwar fc.] $one, $two, @rest = @ARGV
+ 55767 [JohnFeezell ] Check out the Ruby FAQ at
+ 55794 [james jamesb] James

^ VRuby question: detecting tab or return in VREdit
55782 [armin xss.de] I have a VREdit input field.
55786 [alan digikat] This is an ugly hack, but I just trapped WM_KEYUP events like so...

^ New Sydney Ruby Users Mailing List
55789 [harryo zip.c] Thanks to Pat Eyler, there is now a mailing list dedicated to discussions

^ Ruby calendar modules
55792 [ted datacomm] I read your interest in the iCalendar RFC...

^ iCalendar
55793 [ted datacomm] Is there any continuing interest in a Ruby implementation of the iCalendar RFC?
55862 [jasonfax hot] I'd love to see one.  I'm interested in sending out automated
55868 [dossy panopt] I started working on some iCalendar classes a while back (to do some

^ Re: FXRuby issue
55795 [lyle knology] Yes, this one I'm OK with.
55797 [rich infoeth] Lyle,
+ 55798 [rich infoeth] SELTYPE(sel) needs to be Fox::SELTYPE(sel)
| 55855 [lyle users.s] Yup, got it.
+ 55850 [lyle users.s] I have made those patches in the CVS, but am I correct that since you've
  55851 [rich infoeth] I did add the 'include Fox' everywhere I use Fox which solved that

^ Free (or very cheap) FTP Server space???
55799 [bobx linuxma] I need a place for FTP service only. I need something that I can store and
+ 55801 [spectra debi] Is it free software? You can host it at sourceforge.net or savanna.gnu.org for
| 55806 [austin halos] For some value of "free", that doesn't exactly match anything in the
+ 55897 [bobx linuxma] I would rather have something closer to a real FTP server...it doesn't have

^ german developer tool for win32
55802 [smi007le gmx] anyone know some ruby stuff for german newbies, not in programming, in ruby
+ 55804 [james jamesb] James
+ 55811 [phlipcpp yah] Not sure what you are asking. Try using this service...
+ 55834 [pit capitain] What is it exactly that you're interested in? Haven't there been
+ 55837 [Stephan.Kaem] A very good german resource is "Programmieren mit Ruby" by Dave & Andy.

^ Wiki update + suddenly offline = frustration
55805 [gsinclair so] I'd just finished updating a Wiki page, hit save and guess what?  My modem had
55807 [ysantoso jen] If I am doing serious editing, I would cut paste the existing wiki
55809 [gsinclair so] had

^ RubyConf 2002 Slides for FreeRIDE Presentation
55815 [curt hibbs.c] I finally got the slides online from Rich Kilmer's FreeRIDE presentation at
+ 55828 [james jamesb] Thank you.
| + 55829 [curt hibbs.c] We are very, very close (don't we always say that ;-). I just finished
| | 55893 [adamon maila] Deployment
| | + 55894 [curt hibbs.c] We haven't forgotten. Unfortunately, FOX does not current support the Mac,
| | + 55899 [rich infoeth] We are using Fox and right now it only runs on Linux and Win32...
| | + 55901 [lyle users.s] 5.5. Get FXRuby working on Mac OS X.
| | | 55923 [jim freeze.o] I am keeping roo awake for you. If you need help,
| | + 55940 [drbrain segm] What? No FreeBSD port?
| |   55941 [rich infoeth] OK...so FreeRIDE is written purely in Ruby...there is NO 'C' code.  Not
| |   + 55946 [drbrain segm] A FreeBSD 'port' is a generic term for an installable 'package'.
| |   + 55971 [lyle users.s] I think it's pretty safe to say that FOX, FXRuby and FXScintilla will
| |     55974 [dali insula.] There are ports of Fox and FXRuby (the port is called ruby-fox). No
| |     55991 [curt hibbs.c] FXScintilla is embedded in FXRuby, but the version you have listed above is
| + 55841 [rich infoeth] CVS! CVS!
+ 55845 [jim freeze.o] Oh, come on. No sound for the last slide? :)
| 55846 [rich infoeth] not legally
+ 56087 [tarasis btop] Why Not Use whats there?
  + 56088 [rich infoeth] Extensibility IN RUBY was the key thing for us.  We wanted the IDE to be
  | + 56091 [james jamesb] I was going to mention vi, but then decided against it.
  | | 56095 [AntiATField_] Forget vi, you cannot even select text using it (you have to press <c-g>
  | | 56136 [pbrannan atd] ma to mark the start of a block, then d'a to delete all the lines
  | | 56149 [AntiATField_] Thanks! I'll try to get used to this.
  | + 56093 [tarasis btop] Firstly, thank you to both Lyle & Rich for replying.
  |   56096 [gsinclair so] Oooooooh, there's a LOT more than that: all sorts of completion, method lists,
  |   56103 [rich infoeth] I must say Idea (Intellij) _IS_ the best thing since sliced bread for
  |   + 56130 [curt hibbs.c] I had just started using IntelliJ IDEA for my Java development when I
  |   + 56162 [adamon maila] Can you expound on this a little?  What are the major benefits of
  |     56182 [gsinclair so] Out of context error.  Your understanding will shut down :)
  |     56190 [ tom u2i.com] I wonder if one could take advantage of Unit tests to provide some runtime
  |     56199 [ndrsbngtssn ] This information can also be used to improve the speed of method lookup.
  + 56090 [lyle users.s] * RDE is a Windows-only IDE
    56092 [james jamesb] Yow!  The gloves are off!
    56094 [tarasis btop] *laughs & puts on a liverpuddlyin accent* calm down mate, calm down ...