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^ do I really not understand inheritance??
58681 [nemo hellotr] So, I've been really trying to get a firm understanding of objects and
58685 [dblack candl] irb(main):001:0> a = Object.new
58730 [nemo hellotr] AHA!!!
+ 58769 [dblack candl] To get all of them you'd want to traverse both the singleton class and
| 58785 [nemo hellotr] Hmm....  I see what you're saying, I think.  I was going to give you a
| + 58803 [mwilson13 co] I don't understand all of this discussion, but the following may be
| | 58805 [mwilson13 co] ...
| | 58808 [gsinclair so] Mark,
| + 58819 [dblack candl] I'm now researching that question :-)  From the previous discussions
|   58820 [decoux moulo] ...
|   + 58842 [nemo hellotr] Now that's interesting...
|   | + 58849 [dblack candl] Guy has his own versions of Ruby, and doesn't always explicitly tell
|   | + 58857 [mwilson13 co] 2.  This just tells me that Class.new is broken.
|   | | 58865 [nemo hellotr] 1.  I don't see the practical problem with having singleton classes and
|   | | 58874 [dblack candl] Or, to put it another way: it isn't broken :-) It's part of a system,
|   | | 58885 [nemo hellotr] Or, to put it another way: it isn't broken :-)
|   | | 58907 [dblack candl] Interesting -- I perceive it as more machinery :-)
|   | + 58858 [nemo hellotr] This just tells me that Class.new is broken.
|   |   + 58859 [nemo hellotr] This just tells me that Class.new is broken.
|   |   + 58862 [dblack candl] Sorry, I'm lost now.  What's wrong with Class#new?
|   + 58848 [mwilson13 co] from (irb):3:in `inherited'
|     + 58850 [decoux moulo] ...
|     + 58853 [nemo hellotr] from (irb):3:in `inherited'
+ 58824 [angus quovad] metaclasses but to extend objects' behavior; and that singleton classes are

^ Regex#hash
58682 [vjoel PATH.B] Why doesn't Regex#hash behave like String#hash?
58794 [matz ruby-la] Sounds good.  I will add this to 1.7.
59033 [vjoel PATH.B] Amazing...

^ Ruby/DL how to struct
58688 [transami tra] i'm trying to write a binding for the ggi library using Ruby/DL, but i am
58876 [ttate kt.jai] "signed" is not handled by Ruby/DL, so use "short".

^ Re: [ANN] jabber4r 0.3.0 (doesn't work with raa-install)
58689 [ptkwt shell1] ...
58694 [ tom u2i.com] Is there is a 100% ruby library for .zip? If there is I could maybe
58751 [ptkwt shell1] ...
58759 [ tom u2i.com] It does and it doesn't. It requires either zlib or gnu tar. As the
+ 58773 [ptkwt shell1] ...
+ 58774 [ruby-talk wh] Raa-install is in kind of in a funny place that needs defining, don't
  + 58775 [rich infoeth] And there are some of us ruby folk who develop on Windows and not Linux
  | + 58778 [ruby-talk wh] With the new canonical name, we could go for a different approach, Rich.  RAA
  | | 58793 [ptkwt shell1] ...
  | + 58789 [ptkwt shell1] ...
  |   58801 [gsinclair so] raa-install should have a Ruby-based ability to operate with .tar.gz and with
  + 58790 [ptkwt shell1] ...
    58844 [ruby-talk wh] Raa-install will select a sourceforge mirror and rewrite the URL.  But

^ [OT] Coolest thing before sliced bread (was: Re: The coolest thing since sliced bread)
58717 [rich lithino] Nah...
58723 [brian coolna] So ... FreeRIDE needs a plugin for sliced bread, or a plugin allowing it

^ How to detect Module Inclusion for Class Instances (like Module#extend_object)?
58718 [martin zsdfh] Is there a way to tell that a module is being included by a class?
58732 [vjoel PATH.B] Take a look at Module#append_features.
58744 [martin zsdfh] regarding Re: How to detect Module Inclusion for Class Instances (like
58884 [vjoel PATH.B] OK, I see now. Why can't you just use initialize?
+ 58935 [gsinclair so] You can, but why on earth do you think it will do what you want?
| 58939 [gsinclair so] Whoops!
+ 58972 [martin zsdfh] regarding Re: How to detect Module Inclusion for Class Instances (like

^ Problem loading extensions in OSX 10.2.2
58724 [Dave Pragmat] I'm a Mac newbie, so I'm struggling a bit here, but there's a definite
+ 58752 [nobu.nokada ] How did you configure ruby, and what CFLAGS?
| 58770 [dave pragpro] I just did
| 58781 [nobu.nokada ] Without --enable-shared?  Do you have ruby shared library, and
| 58832 [dave pragpro] Yes - thank you! --enable-shared fixed it.
+ 58753 [hisa imasy.o] Which version of Ruby have the problem? In Ruby 1.6.7 installed
| 58771 [dave pragpro] Agreed, my 1..7 worked too, but... there were problems with the
+ 58755 [jim freeze.o] If your questions can be generalized, there are some smart folks at
  58776 [brian coolna] Oh man, I've been working there for a month - I forgot all about
  58823 [jim freeze.o] Yes, that was what I was trying to remember. I needed --enable-shared.
  58825 [decoux moulo] ...
  58826 [decoux moulo] ...

^ ruby for dos
58725 [xrfang hotma] Is there a ruby intepreter for DOS?
+ 58739 [ysantoso jen] Yes
+ 58766 [dido imperiu] As far as I know, it is possible to compile Ruby using DJGPP, though you
  58767 [nobu.nokada ] Thread works on DJGPP.

^ Threading problem (maybe with FXRuby)
58736 [jason persam] I'm attempting to spawn a thread when a user clicks a
58764 [lyle users.s] Which version of Ruby? If it's Ruby 1.6.7, please try it under Ruby

^ Perl interpreter for Ruby?
58737 [russ freesof] Seems to me there is still a major lack of Ruby hosting in the UK and
58748 [ptkwt shell1] ...

^ Open3 and expect
58745 [STUCKNER MUL] ...
58749 [nobu.nokada ] Is this in a line?
58834 [STUCKNER MUL] I think the ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org got inserted by my HTML mail stuff. the

^ RubyGems -- was  [ANN] jabber4r 0.3.0 (doesn't work with raa-install)
58782 [curt hibbs.c] What ever happened to RubyGems?
58802 [gsinclair so] Funny you mention *jar* - it's just *zip* in disguise, but with *tar* CLI.  On
58812 [ted datacomm] That's a hoot!!!  Made my day.
58888 [hal9000 hype] On
58933 [gsinclair so] Not becasue it's AIX, but because the command-line tools are dinosaurs.  I've

^ OT: c
58783 [bulatz integ] are you sure that light speed was be known 200 years ago?

^ Ruby tutorial - update
58786 [dcarrera mat] For those who are interested in the Ruby tutorial, I just finished a long
+ 58926 [mikkelfj-ant] ...
+ 58928 [billk cts.co] Very nice!!!!
| 58932 [eric.armstro] EXTREMELY well done.
| 58934 [jason juncti] This is helping me learn the language as I type! Well.. sort of...
+ 59246 [roberto REMO] [courtesy cc of this posting sent to cited author via email]
  59247 [dcarrera mat] Yes, I'll begin doing that tonight.  I didn't at first because te whole

^ JRuby
58788 [AAmin bct-te] try from the examples : java -jar lib/jruby.jar samples/fib.rb

^ Templating Pakage
58792 [jasonu xmiss] ...
58831 [bruce codedb] I'm not sure about "similar to HTML::Mason", but you could check out Amrita.

^ Ruby Problem
58806 [stefanocheri] class TestClass
+ 58813 [botp delmont] personal opinion, no, it does not make sense. You have to trust your
+ 58816 [martindemell] ...
  58829 [martindemell] ...
  58925 [botp delmont] ^^^^^^^^^^^^   <-TestCase

^ Examples of integrating Ruby interpreter into C++ app?
58815 [coma_killen ] Are there any publically available examples (open source or
58835 [phlipcpp yah] I have extended a WTL text editor sample called kPad by Konstantin

^ [RCR] Global Regexp Match Mechanism (//g)
58852 [austin halos] ...
+ 58854 [walker deafc] foostr.scan(/foo/) do |match|
+ 58856 [dblack candl] What do you consider "extra"? :-)  Usually I just use String#scan
| + 58879 [austin halos] ...
| | 58905 [nobu.nokada ] String#index takes optional argument specifies searching
| | 58946 [matt lickey.] (a) if ruby is not run in ASCII mode, ruby must scan the whole
| | 58952 [nobu.nokada ] I know, and it has improved in 1.7.
| | 58987 [matt lickey.] Great!  I didn't know you could do that.
| | 58997 [nobu.nokada ] It means all destructive String methods must pay that cost.  It
| | + 59001 [austin halos] ...
| | | + 59017 [nobu.nokada ] The costs are almost same, and feel expensive to me.  Even if
| | | + 59021 [matt lickey.] That's a solution, though as Nobu Nakada pointed out the whole idea of
| | |   + 59025 [austin halos] ...
| | |   | + 59028 [nobu.nokada ] $~.end(0) ?
| | |   | + 59029 [matt lickey.] The MatchData already contains the character position of the end of
| | |   |   59051 [austin halos] ...
| | |   |   59056 [nobu.nokada ] Regexp#match in present takes only str.
| | |   |   59062 [austin halos] Sorry, I was confusing #match and ::new (: You're right. #gmatch
| | |   |   59065 [nobu.nokada ] I worry if the behavior may surprise/confuse users.
| | |   + 59027 [nobu.nokada ] Furthermore, it doesn't seem to be appropriate to String as
| | + 59096 [matt lickey.] I applied this to the CVS version of Ruby and like it.  I have some
| |   59098 [matz ruby-la] It's not ignored.  But I need to think about it twice before changing
| + 58886 [matt lickey.] In addition to Austin's reasons, String#scan makes lots of little
+ 59499 [ged FaerieMU] Perhaps a separate library is not what you want, but 1.7.x at least

^ need advice for parsing directories .ftp.
58861 [sturmpanzer ] manipulates files by type. The problem I've run into is how can I
58881 [whitton atla] ...
+ 59037 [sturmpanzer ] Thank you very much! Thats an excellent example of what I was trying
+ 59042 [dblack candl] Could you use File::Find?
  59059 [sturmpanzer ] The code snippet that Travis sent was exactly what i was trying to do.

^ require
58866 [briqueabraqu] Guys,
+ 58867 [decoux moulo] ...
| + 58869 [dblack candl] Whoops, I gave the Perlish version :-)
| + 58873 [briqueabraqu] Interesting... The good-style way of changing it is just
|   58875 [dblack candl] Depending on the situation, you might want to shift instead of
+ 58868 [dblack candl] require( aString ) -> true or false

^ [RCR] replace setup.rb/install.rb with builtin module
58870 [ptkwt shell1] ...
+ 58889 [ptkwt shell1] ...
| 58893 [transami tra] great work! is it on its way to the raa?
| + 58915 [ptkwt shell1] ...
| + 58924 [martindemell] ...
+ 58891 [matt lickey.] I think it is pretty clear that any packaging system would be made
  + 58895 [jim freeze.o] True, but I think the install package can be used now.
  + 58897 [transami tra] actually i'm not clear about all the package systems in devleopment. the first
  | 58916 [ptkwt shell1] ...
  + 58914 [ptkwt shell1] ...

^ i was aware of that...
58871 [i_wont tell.] ...

^ Ruby 1.7.3 command output capture problem
58878 [jason persam] OK, to fix a threading problem, I upgraded to Ruby
+ 58898 [xrfang hotma] I have not used FXRuby, but I think probably there may be some
| 58899 [jim freeze.o] The regex is required in 1.7.3. v1.6.7 just converted internally for
| 58901 [xrfang hotma] It created incompatibility. If ruby are widely used, it may affect a lot
+ 58903 [nobu.nokada ] "ruby -e 'p `dir`'" worked fine.  Could you show the minimal
  58908 [jason persam] Right.  The problem is specific to rubyw.exe
  + 58912 [xrfang hotma] btw, what is the difference between ruby and rubyw?
  | 58918 [david.naseby] Please Shannon, although most people on the list don't mind answering a
  + 59026 [nobu.nokada ] rubyw is a GUI mode program which has no console, therefore

^ tnsping interface?
58880 [djberge qwes] Has anyone written a wrapper/extension for Oracle's tnsping?  I'm

^ Inheritance Question
58913 [jim freeze.o] I am subclassing the Matrix class, and am having
+ 58920 [ahoward fsl.] it looks like you can't because
+ 58922 [gsinclair so] Does "m.inv.add_col(c)" work?  The example you give that *doesn't* work
  58927 [ahoward fsl.] i got given much crap for taking this approach not too long ago (note that i
  58941 [jim freeze.o] I think the following would work, but I need a clean way to wrap all the
  58944 [jim freeze.o] Well duh, as soon as I hit send I realized that I had not looked far
  + 58947 [gsinclair so] In effect, you are adding methods to the Matrix class, so why don't you ... ?
  | 58951 [jim freeze.o] I like open classes, and use this feature for my own classes on occasions,
  | + 58954 [gsinclair so] I don't blame you for not wanting to modify "standard" classes, but in this
  | | 58956 [jim freeze.o] Yes, but modifying it can cause alergic reactions in other third party
  | + 59117 [bulatz integ] why? it's just a kind of overloading
  |   59128 [jim freeze.o] It can cause alergic reaction to unsuspecting libraries.
  + 58950 [alan digikat] Can't you use method_missing hand off any calls you don't explicitly
  | 58953 [gsinclair so] Or better still - a Delegator or Fowardable class.
  | 58955 [jim freeze.o] Yes, probably. But I have to modify so many, I would prefer a clean
  | 58957 [gsinclair so] I'd be honoured, Jim :)  I've never used them before, but here goes.  Were I to
  | + 58958 [decoux moulo] ...
  | + 58973 [jim freeze.o] Well, the way Matrix is setup, it makes even using DelegateClass
  |   58974 [decoux moulo] ...
  |   58993 [ahoward fsl.] i've come up against this on several occasions too.
  |   + 58995 [jim freeze.o] I agree.
  |   + 58998 [decoux moulo] ...
  |     59002 [ahoward fsl.] require 'matrix'
  |     59003 [decoux moulo] ...
  |     + 59006 [jim freeze.o] The print results are all Matrix. I don't understand your point.
  |     | 59007 [decoux moulo] ...
  |     + 59011 [ahoward fsl.] class Matrix
  |       + 59020 [jim freeze.o] This is acceptable. I can work around this. I did in C++.
  |       | 59074 [decoux moulo] ...
  |       | 59086 [batsman.geo ] ... and yet wouldn't it be great if C++ was Ruby? :-)
  |       + 59073 [decoux moulo] ...
  |         59076 [jim freeze.o] Don't you mean that this is how Array was implemented, not what
  |         + 59078 [decoux moulo] ...
  |         | 59089 [jim freeze.o] cat v.rb
  |         | 59090 [decoux moulo] ...
  |         + 59079 [decoux moulo] ...
  + 59052 [ptkwt shell1] ...
  + 59115 [bulatz integ] it's a Delegation pattern

^ capture IRB session
58929 [m_libby ands] Is there any way in irb to capture all of my input lines? I love to try
+ 58930 [spoon dellah] irb | tee some_file_name
+ 58931 [vjoel PATH.B] This will put your input in a string which you can access from the
+ 59041 [B.Candler po] $ script foo
  59054 [vjoel PATH.B] But that captures command-line editing control characters, output, ...

^ Testunit Gotcha!
58940 [john.carter ] So there I was building a wee test with testunit-0.1.4 and ruby 1.6.7 when
58942 [nathaniel ta] Sorry... I don't usually work in the program & test in one file mode,

^ Mail delivery errors
58948 [gsinclair so] I can't say I'm appreciating all the emails like the following "Mail Delivery
58990 [matt lickey.] corion@informatik.uni-frankfurt.de
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