67232-67927 subjects 67612-68465

^ web app-server
67377 [ahoward fsl.] rubyists-

^ which site_ruby dir?
67381 [chrismo clab] Probably a stupid question, but I can't find the answer.
67421 [nobu.nokada ] With 2003-03-12 version?  You may have to re-configure before
67466 [chrismo clab] I just did a CVS update fresh yesterday.
67490 [nobu.nokada ] Run win32/configure.bat as you did at first.
67510 [chrismo clab] I was right - it was a stupid question :) Thanks for the reply!
67522 [chrismo clab] When I run configure.bat, it doesn't make config.h. And that's what has all
67538 [nobu.nokada ] Sorry for confusing, I'd forgotten modifying locally.
67542 [chrismo clab] Didn't work for me. I went ahead and cleared out that whole directory of
67544 [nobu.nokada ] That's OK, they will be created while making.  You can make

^ rubynet-announce Digest, Vol 2, Issue 4
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^ [ANN] Ruby tutorial download
67387 [dcarrera mat] Someone asked that I make the ruby tutorial available for download,
67388 [hal9000 hype] That's a good idea. Consider putting it
+ 67389 [dcarrera mat] Isn't RAA more of an "Application" archive?
| 67392 [hal9000 hype] announcement.
| + 67394 [dcarrera mat] I've always been a fan of rich vocabulary, instead of the monosylabic
| | + 67400 [batsman.geo ] English is to a large extent monosyllabic...
| | | 67451 [bob.news gmx] "Mauricio FernáÏdez" <batsman.geo@yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| | + 67500 [ jupp gmx.de] EHLO
| |   67508 [dcarrera mat] Please do not put words in my mouth.  I said that I am a fan of rich
| |   67650 [ jupp gmx.de] EHLO
| + 67398 [billk cts.co] Perhaps it's really the Ruby-application Archive... uh,
+ 67391 [djberge qwes] rubydoc.org, too. :)
  67407 [jbritt ruby-] The Ruby Documentation Project at ruby-doc.org has a growing collection of

^ Something Confusing
67396 [feno7 gmx.de] there is something confusing about the methods .dump, .load and .restore
+ 67402 [batsman.geo ] rb_define_module_function(rb_mMarshal, "load", marshal_load, -1);
+ 67403 [B.Candler po] I don't understand what you are saying, please can you post an example which

^ [OT] Re: Strong advantages over Python
67401 [batsman.geo ] [Side question] Is there no access control?
67404 [paul prescod] By default, there is no access control. You can make something basically

^ Re: OO Strengths (was: Strong advantages over Python)
67412 [bruce codedb] Person instance interacts w/ HeatSource instance which results in an instance

^ GetComputerName using Win32API
67413 [sdate everes] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
67424 [nobu.nokada ] require 'socket'
67467 [chrismo clab] ENV["COMPUTERNAME"]

^ Proposal: new operator: '<-' (for assignments)
67415 [ptkwt shell1] Since we can't override '=' (and it's a good idea that we can't) it seems
+ 67422 [austin halos] Array, String, and Hash use #replace to do this.
| 67444 [ptkwt shell1] 1) it's shorter
| + 67449 [hal9000 hype] Interesting, but I'm not sure it improves the
| | + 67485 [mhm26 drexel] what about
| | | 67506 [ptkwt shell1] True, in fact I did this at first but then I couldn't do
| | + 67505 [ptkwt shell1] Yeah, I didn't figure the chances were too great, but it was worth a try
| + 67475 [austin halos] I don't think that it's clear; I use <- in pseudocode to represent
+ 67457 [nobu.nokada ] foo<-1
+ 67474 [nemo hellotr] foo = Foo.new("this value")
| + 67476 [batsman.geo ] It'd be easier to make a preprocessor to transform, say
| | 67478 [nemo hellotr] It'd be easier to make a preprocessor to transform, say
| + 67502 [ptkwt shell1] Hmmm... I guess I read it as 'foo takes the value "some new value"
+ 67516 [austin halos] I'm still not enamoured of the concept of using this instead of
+ 67530 [dblack super] This thread may have played out (you have to be awfully quick on the

^ FXGL and Ruby
67417 [nwong72 aol.] After trying out several graphics packages I finally settled on using Fox and
67431 [vjoel PATH.B] I'm in the same position, but a few months down the road. Some links I

^ FXGL and Ruby
67419 [NWong72 aol.] After trying out several graphics packages I finally settled on using Fox and

^ ANN: vcard 0.2 - a vCard decoding (and encoding!) library
67426 [sroberts uni] 0.2 -

^ cvs.ruby-lang.org access
67436 [hal9000 hype] Trying to grab Rubicon from CVS.
+ 67437 [austin halos] export CVSROOT=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.ruby-lang.org:/src
+ 67440 [chadfowler c] export CVSROOT=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.ruby-lang.org:/src
  67447 [hal9000 hype] forehead.smack!
  67448 [tim bates.id] Are you sure that's what you want to do? This is a bang method, so it will
  67455 [batsman.geo ] Consider the alternative... do you think he needs two Forehead(s)?

^ infinite Time
67438 [ahoward fsl.] rubyists-
+ 67469 [matz ruby-la] Unfortunately, Time is a limited resource.  We cannot have times
| + 67472 [bob.news gmx] class TimeInfinity
| | 67484 [ahoward fsl.] thanks, this is exactly what i have done.  i would really like to see this
| + 67482 [ahoward fsl.] i would very much like to see a few time constants, such as
|   + 67487 [ruby-talk wh] if Time::now == Time::INFINITY
|   + 67491 [nobu.nokada ] class Time
|     67507 [ahoward fsl.] looks promising.  however, can anyone explain why this approach to
|     67512 [nobu.nokada ] You need to coerce.
+ 67524 [surrender_it] totally OT, but I'd even love to see

^ LC
67439 [mhm26 drexel] Greetings,

^ find the ruby interpretor (EXERB)
67441 [xrfang hotma] Experts,

^ Ruby & LaTeX
67446 [cazzola disi] Dear Ruby Experts,
+ 67459 [davinciSINSP] El viernes 21 de marzo, Walter Cazzola escribióº
+ 67460 [hgs dmu.ac.u] I haven't got into LaTeX yet myself, but there are one or two other
| 67465 [cazzola disi] Also, the author of listings suggests the user to fill his own syntax
| 67489 [ ted php.net] \begin{verbatim}
| 67493 [cazzola disi] this one looks as the better solution to my problem.
| 67497 [hgs dmu.ac.u] google("html2latex")[0] is http://html2latex.sourceforge.net/
| 67578 [google tompa] Regards,
+ 67486 [jim freeze.o] Are you looking for syntax color highlighting? I haven't had the need for
+ 67552 [bsmyth acm.o] Walter,
  67580 [cazzola disi] Brian,

^ FXRuby & Debian
67452 [drejewic wsi] I've added '-lgcc' to FXRuby's Makefile, but when I am trying to run any
+ 67468 [ oct zoy.org] maybe it's not worth saying it too, but my FXRuby (compiled on Debian)
+ 67710 [lyle users.s] I suspect that the FOX library (libFOX.so) is not in the search path for

^ Your Computer is EXPOSED, protect it today!
67461 [Dominick5283] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

^ configure complaint on a SGI O3k machine
67462 [William.L.Kl] Just a note to say that when I configure on a 1024-processor SGI 3k Origin

^ require .rbw
67463 [johan.nilsso] is there anything fundamentally wrong with wanting to load a class using a
67536 [    s xss.de] IIRC, Ruby is looking for .rb, .so, maybe even .dll, but
+ 67540 [NWong72 aol.] Did you load the file using require 'module' or load 'filename.rbw'?  I've
| 67727 [johan.nilsso] I used 'require'. // Johan
+ 67731 [johan.nilsso] "require 'Module.rbw'", it should work anyway, shouldn't it?

^ Re: [Ruby] Re: Ruby & LaTeX
67464 [cazzola disi] I have never used lout, but I have to write the paper in LaTeX because
+ 67488 [cazzola disi] Unfortunately, I'm looking for syntax highlighting and not for
| + 67492 [jim freeze.o] The only thing I can think of is to use vim's conversion to html,
| + 67495 [ jimm io.com] Walter,
| + 67496 [ahoward fsl.] vim can export ruby code to html - doing all of the above.  i'm guessing that
+ 67739 [davinciSINSP] El viernes 21 de marzo, Walter Cazzola escribióº
  67740 [     NO SPAM] El viernes 21 de marzo, Walter Cazzola escribióº

^ Rake problem?
67514 [manfred.lotz] I tried to execute the examples which came with rake.
67563 [jweirich one] Its an error in Rakefile1 in the examples.  I have a file task ("main")
+ 67565 [sdate everes] Jim,
| 67566 [wkb airmail.] Shashank,
| 67568 [sdate everes] Oh yes .. perfect !
+ 67571 [manfred.lotz] Jim,
| 67572 [jweirich one] I've uploaded version 0.2.1 of rake that modifies the way timestamps for
| 67573 [manfred.lotz] Good idea. This is indeed more intuitive.
| 67575 [B.Candler po] Oops, missed that first time round :-)
| 67597 [jweirich one] I'm a little worried that caching timestamps may miss some
| 67601 [B.Candler po] I never said it was easy :-)
+ 67574 [B.Candler po] With rake-0.2.1 I can't duplicate the original problem, i.e. I can set it
  67591 [jweirich one] [... thoughts on object files and prerequisites elided ...]
  67593 [B.Candler po] When you say 'calculate dependencies' do you mean like 'make depend' - i.e.
  67596 [jweirich one] Yes.  I'm a strong believer in letting the computer figure out

^ ruby and cron help
67515 [probertm NOS] I think this is more a cron rather than a ruby problem.
+ 67518 [vjoel PATH.B] Does blah run if you comment out the timestamp line?
| + 67523 [djberge qwes] 0,15,30,45 * * * * /opt/home/mark/bin/blah 2>~/tmp/blah.err
| + 67531 [probertm NOS] Joel VanderWerf <vjoel@PATH.Berkeley.EDU> did say ...
|   67534 [vjoel PATH.B] I've had trouble using ~ in crontab, so I use $HOME, which seems to
|   67570 [jos catnook.] Yeah, Solaris' /bin/sh doesn't even grok ~.
+ 67519 [ahoward fsl.] what happens if you replace
| 67532 [probertm NOS] ahoward <ahoward@fsl.noaa.gov> did say ...
+ 68294 [tvuong attbi] Just to make sure all the output from the command are captured,

^ rubynet-announce Digest, Vol 2, Issue 5
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^ Re: infinite Time (solved)
67520 [ahoward fsl.] thanks!  didn't know Time.coerce existed...
67541 [nobu.nokada ] No, you need to define it because it doesn't exist.

67525 [ahoward fsl.] rubyists-
+ 67526 [dcarrera mat] Could it be [EX] for "Example"?  I can't imagine what [EG] could mean.
| + 67527 [djberge qwes] It's Latin for 'exempli gratia', which means "for example".  'EX' makes
| | 67529 [dcarrera mat] Thanks.  I had been wondering about that.
| + 67533 [batsman.geo ] exempli gratia
+ 67528 [batsman.geo ] puts "FOO"
  67537 [ahoward fsl.] THIS is along the lines of what i was thinking.  i think this approach could
  67543 [batsman.geo ] The major advantage I see is that it lowers the barrier to archive the
  67700 [gsinclair so] There can hardly be a lower barrier to archiving snippets than the
  67789 [batsman.geo ] The barrier is lower if you can send snippets by email, IMHO.

^ Looking for Total Windows Solution
67545 [jim freeze.o] I would like to install Ruby with an IDE on windows.
+ 67551 [djberge qwes] Not exactly, though there are Ruby Windows installers linked off of
| + 67558 [jim freeze.o] Thanks for the info. The RDE docs say to use mswin. Is this
| | 67699 [gsinclair so] Yes.  mswin is MSVC++, as opposed to cygwin or mingw.  So RDE should
| + 67892 [jim freeze.o] I installed ruby and downloaded rde, but I could not get it to install.
|   67894 [djberge qwes] Oops - looks like you downloaded the source, not the binary.  Scroll
|   + 67917 [jim freeze.o] Duh. Thanks. I'll get the binary this time hopefully.
|   + 67952 [jim freeze.o] Ok, now that I have got the right version. :)
+ 67561 [surrender_it] I use the PragInstaller+activeScriptRuby, just to get RubyWin as a

^ Expression results
67546 [debitsch t-o] The expressions
+ 67547 [hal9000 hype] Ruby termninates a statement when an
+ 67548 [jim freeze.o] The above is a complete expression, so e3 = 1
  67549 [hal9000 hype] I agree, this is very odd.
  + 67553 [michael_s_ca] Since when is 2 odd?  Prime, yes, but odd?
  | + 67588 [bob.news gmx] "Michael Campbell" <michael_s_campbell@yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  | | 67614 [n1k0 rogers.] Small numbers are even, yet 2 is very odd? Does that make 2 a large number?
  | | 67631 [michael_s_ca] For sufficiently large values of 2, yes.  =)**2.
  | + 67599 [sdate everes] "Michael Campbell" <michael_s_campbell@yahoo.com>
  | + 67627 [abuse durchn] Let me guess...
  |   67851 [gsinclair so] I don't know what you actually call 1, but it's not composite (doesn't
  |   67852 [abuse durchn] Sorry, I meant nonprime... well, for some reason, 51 and 57 are sometimes
  + 67554 [nemo hellotr] I agree, this is very odd.
  + 67556 [batsman.geo ] Here's my guess.
  + 67557 [B.Candler po] Seems to be same as:  e6 = (1; +2)
    + 67559 [hal9000 hype] You all seem to have analyzed this correctly.
    + 67576 [akr m17n.org] The position before `;' is void context.
      67577 [B.Candler po] $ cat x.rb
      67579 [akr m17n.org] 1.8.0 doesn't.
      67585 [decoux moulo] The node is removed before ruby make the test.
      67632 [nobu.nokada ] Yes, tried to optimize slightly.  Should it be warned?
      67652 [matz ruby-la] I hacked void_stmts(), but your fix seems better.  Will you commit?

^ Certificate Authentication using OSSL not working ?
67550 [stef chronoz] I am using OpenSSL 0.2.0-pre0 for Ruby and
72578 [nahi mwd.big] I'm using ossl-0.2.0-pre2 and succeeded to verify with a little

^ weird expression results
67555 [michael_s_ca] I agree, this is very odd.

^ [PATCH] non-blocking reads losing data
67560 [  flu iki.fi] @@ -710,7 +710,7 @@
67633 [matz ruby-la] I will merge the fix.  Thank you.

^ Bug in yaml-0.49.2
67562 [jim freeze.o] error. It is due to Ruby 1.8.0 not accepting .10 as a number. Instead

^ List of Ruby-related RSS feeds?
67567 [jbritt ruby-] I'd like to put together a list of all known Ruby RSS/RDF feeds, and have
+ 67569 [dave pragpro] Perhaps you might want to merge in with (or reference) the existing
+ 67817 [whitton atla] I use straw under Linux for my news aggregation needs. If you haven't checked
  + 67823 [bruce codedb] ruby-talk doesn't, but RWN does--
  + 67829 [jbritt ruby-] Pretty sure Sam Ruby's site isn't about our favorite language (though his

^ Confirm your subscription
67581 [steve themov] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

^ Welcome to the Movieglobe Mailing List
67582 [steve themov] You have been added to the list.
+ 67583 [dblack super] Take me off this list.  I did not subscribe.
+ 67584 [dblack super] Whoops.  Sorry.  I didn't notice this was to ruby-talk :-)

^ [slightly OT] up key doesn't work in irb
67586 [emmanuel.tou] I had ruby 1.6.2 which came with my mandrake 8.0. I just upgraded to ruby
67587 [decoux moulo] Verify that ruby has build the extension readline
+ 67589 [emmanuel.tou] THANK YOU.
+ 67600 [sdate everes] I am using ruby 1.6.8 (2002-12-24) [i586-mswin32] installed with PragProg's
  67602 [decoux moulo] No, you just don't have access to this extension : this just mean that you
  67604 [sdate everes] So there are some programs I won't be able to run. Right?
  67605 [decoux moulo] if these keys work in irb without this extension this just mean that on
  67608 [sdate everes] Got it !

^ Quick Question about Queue's
67592 [spam tarasis] I am putting together a small app that will need a message queue. There
67644 [fukumoto ima] Uh, you are confusing the problem.  Critical sections are nature in
+ 67659 [spam tarasis] *sigh* thats always the way.
+ 67743 [bob.news gmx] "Fukumoto Atsushi" <fukumoto@imasy.or.jp> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  67747 [fukumoto ima] I don't understand why you think that way.  Mutex class in
  67773 [bob.news gmx] "Fukumoto Atsushi" <fukumoto@imasy.or.jp> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ [ANN] Ruby-GNOME2-0.4.0
67607 [mutoh highwa] Ruby-GNOME2-0.4.0 released.

^ FXTable: color setting
67609 [Frank Polsch] I want to set the background color of a specific row within a FXTable, but

^ Ruby for System Administration
67610 [usenets nyc.] Do we have a repositories of Ruby scripts with example for System
+ 67615 [vjoel PATH.B] ...
+ 67623 [sdate everes] Don't know about online repositories, but Chapter 8 of the _The Ruby Way_
+ 67641 [gsinclair so] Joel pointed to the Wiki.  The best thing you could do, Useko, is to