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^ Unit testing in GUI environment
73034 [gour mail.in] I'd like to start using TestUnit in my Ruby environment.
73044 [gour mail.in] Pls. excuse me for replying to my own post.

^ reflection
73041 [culley fastm] ####################################
+ 73043 [decoux moulo] # there is a \n at the end and you've forgotten to remove it
+ 73045 [B.Candler po] $_.chomp!

^ [ANN] dia2code-ruby-0.8.1 (unofficial)
73047 [sdmitry lrn.] I did some work to make dia2code generate ruby code, It works, but i can't
73061 [surrender_it] really cool! I'll try it as soon as possible.. some hope to see even a
73074 [sdmitry lrn.] I'll be playing with Umbrello this week, so i think yes

^ run-time type evaluation and programming style
73048 [walter mwsew] I have been using Ruby for a couple of months now and have done
73052 [batsman.geo ] This does probably not apply to your situation, but when I see
73059 [spam deck.dk] this is probably a good idea and I should do this some more...

^ Re: Syck / Yaml
73053 [yura opmr.co] _why,
73095 [ruby-talk wh] Sorry, Yura, this has not been completed yet.

^ ext/gdbm and multiple readers at a time
73062 [batsman.geo ] I sent this to ruby-core but got no answer.  I guess I generated too

^ output DBI::Utils::TableFormatter.ascii to something other than STDOUT
73063 [culley fastm] How would I output this to something other than STDOUT?  Is there a
73067 [mwilson13 co] STDOUT is a global constant and is the initial value of IO global
73071 [dooby d10.ka] Not just IO; output is appended using '<<', so ...

^ passing a block from C to Ruby -- revisited. ;)
73066 [wjl icecaver] I'm trying to figure out how to call a ruby method from C while passing
73073 [nobu.nokada ] It's not impossible, but I guess a new function would be
73191 [wjl icecaver] Thanks for the response. =) I worked around it by using rb_eval_string,

^ Using 'gets' with SciTe under Win2000
73069 [RLMuller com] print "Enter text: "
+ 73077 [RLMuller com] I should have mentioned that I'm running under Win2000ProSP3.
+ 73107 [dooby d10.ka] I get the same on 1.41 (Win98se) with your script.
  73175 [RLMuller com] Thanks for confirming that I wasn't doing something really stupid.
  73124 [dooby d10.ka] In the Tools menu - Stop Executing (greyed out when not executing).

^ >New medications available<
73075 [sf38tjy71se ] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

^ ANN: Reminder Phoenix eXtreme Programming User Group Meeting - June 9th
73076 [jay.turpin i] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

^ requiring standard libs with save level 1
73081 [Eugene.Scrip] I've set up new version of Ruby from CVS and my programs failed to work.
73114 [matz ruby-la] irb does not work well with $SAFE >= 1.  This is known bug/feature.
73125 [Eugene.Scrip] I don't think this is irb bug/feature. I used IRB just for example. Now
73126 [decoux moulo] This is not normal, and ruby is right when it give the error
73132 [Eugene.Scrip] First of all I didn't see this warning in irb and mod_ruby.
73133 [decoux moulo] What is your version of ruby ?
73137 [Eugene.Scrip] (hoaz)~>ruby -v
73139 [decoux moulo] Well I've verified with
73149 [Eugene.Scrip] Installation is OK. Another question
73150 [decoux moulo] Because it has found an insecure directory ('.') in $LOAD_PATH. It first
73321 [Eugene.Scrip] 1) Why do I get warning and error. As far as I understand error will
73335 [decoux moulo] warnings are usefull when $SAFE = 0
73336 [Eugene.Scrip] Now I see.

^ writing jpegs from svg discription
73092 [k-zimir gmx.] i am very new to ruby. mostly i develop in php oop. but the image library
73112 [cyclists nc.] ImageMagick supports the SVG 1.0 PATH element. You can also translate

^ Ruby IDE: RDE question
73096 [itsme213 hot] I have just started using this Ruby IDE for Windows, and quite like
73100 [tksano m3.kc] You need to copy debug2.rb included in the RDE distribution

^ Ruby/Tk 100% CPU problem maybe fixed
73101 [nagai ai.kyu] I renewed Tk.mainloop. It may have no 100% CPU problem.
73111 [offstuff aon] under win32 there is also a thread with
73118 [nagai ai.kyu] Thank you for your report.

^ array.uniq does not use == ?
73103 [orion2480 ho] I have a user defined object, Agent.  And I want to pass my Agents around in
+ 73104 [mwilson13 co] I think the answer depends on the characteristics of the Agent object.
| 73105 [orion2480 ho] I believe that might do the trick, but it still seems like there should be a
| + 73108 [mwilson13 co] For Sets and Arrays, .inspect does not return the Object.hash
| + 73109 [wkb airmail.] Orion,
+ 73127 [bob.news gmx] "Orion Hunter" <orion2480@hotmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Anyone looked at PythonCard?
73110 [ptkwt shell1] Here in Portland a new group has started called MOSS (Mini-Open Source
73113 [mwilson13 co] This sounds very cool. I would love to see a Ruby tool for rapid GUI

^ Is Ruby's parse tree accessible (prior to evaluation)
73119 [itsme213 hot] Is there any hook to get at the parsed-tree equivalent of Ruby
+ 73122 [feldt ce.cha] Not directly but there is bruby (not sure name is correct) by the exerb
+ 73123 [ptkwt shell1] Not officially.  That would be very nice.  But you can take a look at Dave

^ a women wants to marry you
73120 [SaritaCantre] <HTML><CENTER><FONT SIZE=4 FACE=VERDANA COLOR=#1A62B3><B RR>Searching And Still Haven't Found A That Someone Special?</B><BR>

^ Iterators within Madeleine
73130 [squidster te] I'm currently stumped in how to implement iterators within the
73170 [ndrsbngtssn ] I'm not sure if it's directly possible, but there should be some way of

^ tcltklib does not get compiled.
73134 [J.P.Fletcher] I have installed ruby 1.6.7 on two computers using Red Hat 8.0 Linux.
+ 73135 [J.P.Fletcher] I also have tried building Ruby 1.6.8 with the same result.
+ 73136 [decoux moulo] When you run configure, you can give it some options to say where is
  73138 [J.P.Fletcher] I have tried specifying
  + 73140 [Ruben.Vandeg] Shouldn't that be /usr/include/tcl8.3 ?
  | 73142 [J.P.Fletcher] Thanks.  tk.h and tcl.h are in /usr/include.  The libs are in
  + 73141 [decoux moulo] Well, try to cd to ext/tcltklib and run ruby extconf.rb to see what it say,
    + 73143 [J.P.Fletcher] Thanks for this.
    | + 73144 [decoux moulo] Well, it is trying to compile this program (gcc -E)
    | | 73146 [J.P.Fletcher] I think that is the problem. I cannot find the X11 header.  It will be a Red Hat
    | | 73147 [J.P.Fletcher] Yes.  They should be in /usr/X11R6/include/X11 and they are not there.  And the install
    | + 73145 [nagai ai.kyu] Try to give options at running extconf.rb and show us mkmf.log.
    + 73304 [mwilson13 co] [snip]svg% ruby extconf.rb

^ OT: Regexp question
73148 [dwerder gmx.] I have a list of states and want to xtract only the names without "(12345)"
+ 73152 [calvin8 t-on] I would try something along the lines of /^(\w+)[\s|\n]/, although
| 73154 [dwerder gmx.] irb(main):001:0> puts 'That isn\'t easy'.gsub("'", "\\\'")
+ 73153 [laurent data] laurent@bigmac ~> irb --simple-prompt
| + 73156 [dwerder gmx.] With these names it works, but not for example with "New York". Then it
| | + 73160 [emschwar pob] irb(main):001:0> a = [ "Illinois (3762)", "Indiana", "Iowa (64)", "Kansas", "Kentucky (2675)", "New York (2348)" ]
| | | 73161 [calvin8 t-on] irb(main):001:0>> a = [ "Illinois (3762)", "Indiana", "Iowa (64)", "Kansas", "Kentucky (2675)", "New York (2348)" ]
| | + 73163 [robo mars.co] r = /([^(]*)/
| |   73178 [dwerder gmx.] works great :)
| |   73228 [robo mars.co] When it's inside the [] brackets, it means "not (".
| + 73157 [michael_s_ca] Add "South Dakota (00)", "New Jersey (29332)" to your tests...  =)
|   + 73159 [calvin8 t-on] Right. /^(\w+)\s?[\(|\n]/ ?
|   | 73177 [dwerder gmx.] Does not work :(
|   | 73186 [calvin8 t-on] Firstly, a space does not register as \w (that's the reason it didn't
|   | 73202 [dwerder gmx.] But now I know why it doesn't work, I like that :)
|   | 73227 [calvin8 t-on] Glad to have helped ;)
|   + 73168 [Tim.Hunter s] a = [ "Illinois (3762)",
|     73176 [dwerder gmx.] bye!
+ 73166 [emschwar pob] Depending on your database, a regex may or may not work.  Instead, use
| 73181 [dwerder gmx.] You're right :)
+ 73173 [jj5412 earth] file.gets =~ /([\w\s]+)/
  73179 [dwerder gmx.] thanks! also great working :)
  73209 [bob.news gmx] "Dominik Werder" <dwerder@gmx.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Ruby Weekly News
73151 [Dave Pragmat] Ruby Weekly News: 05/09/2003

^ raa-install: package list update?
73155 [laurent data] Is the remote package list on ``http://narf-lib.sourceforge.net/raa''
73162 [ruby-talk wh] Yes, though the cron schedule has been a bit off lately.
+ 73165 [laurent data] Thank you for having synchronized the package list.
+ 73184 [hal9000 hype] I look forward to that.
  73203 [hal9000 hype] When I do this, I use a simple \r (carriage return).
  + 73204 [vjoel PATH.B] I don't get any output from your code.
  | 73206 [hal9000 hype] Heaven forbid.  ;)
  | 73207 [vjoel PATH.B] That didn't quite do it, but STDOUT.flush in the output thread did work.
  + 73232 [michael_s_ca] Your code works in the most hostile environment I have available;
    73233 [hal9000 hype] What I do in that case is simply rewrite the
    73234 [michael_s_ca] Seems so, yes.

^ Re: Regexp question
73164 [wkb airmail.] Dominik,
73180 [dwerder gmx.] Yes, this explains alot !!

^ [ANN] Ruby-GStreamer 0.1.0
73167 [laurent data] Greetings everyone!

^ how to contribute?
73169 [koen.vervloe] I'd like to contribute to Ruby. What are the big tasks that have to be
+ 73171 [surrender_it] see http://www.ruby-talk.org/blade/62383
+ 73183 [dwerder gmx.] For myself, I would love to be able to
| 73187 [feldt ce.cha] FYI, I have cryptor in the works. I want it to be a relatively focused and
+ 73240 [hal9000 hype] Did you receive enough response to this? Are you
+ 73242 [0bz63fz3m1qt] I think the ruby-subproject of PLEAC.. could need some more ruby-code.

^ FAQ for comp.lang.ruby
73172 [hal9000 merc] RUBY NEWSGROUP FAQ -- Welcome to comp.lang.ruby!  (Revised 2003-1-7)
+ 73185 [hal9000 hype] This posting is automated, so it sneaked up on me.
+ 73524 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!
  73527 [hal9000 hype] Another good idea. I may not get to any of
  73544 [ruby jamesbr] Um, before doing so, can we consider renaming the page to
  73583 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!
  + 73588 [hal9000 hype] Actually, the distinction I know is that acronyms
  | 73598 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!
  + 73593 [ruby jamesbr] Well, I'd quibble and say that much of this is jargon, not slang.

^ Metakit [ first swipe ]
73174 [bobx linuxma] ====
73210 [J.P.Fletcher] One place where this is being discussed is on the Metakit wiki at

^ Re: Ruby 1.8.0 (will raa-install be included?)
73188 [ptkwt shell1] matz,
+ 73190 [ruby-talk wh] I should note a few important issues with raa-install that should be cleared
+ 73195 [matz ruby-la] As Why answered already, it requires some work before inclusion. I'm

^ Stack Frames, Functions and Variables.
73189 [grzegorz ee.] 1. Is it possible to examine current stack frame in ruby. Or move up in
+ 73196 [matz ruby-la] The current scope information can be retrieved by "binding" function.
+ 73208 [bob.news gmx] I hacked something together that provides for hooking of methods.  Look
  73216 [bob.news gmx] The Wiki link is
  73217 [decoux moulo] Well, your code has a problem with this, no ?
  73229 [bob.news gmx] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  73230 [decoux moulo] Perhaps best to wait than matz solve this problem, no ?
  73245 [bob.news gmx] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  + 73246 [decoux moulo] See [ruby-talk:73196]
  + 73247 [hal9000 hype] Matz is planning one, but the syntax
    73324 [bob.news gmx] "Hal E. Fulton" <hal9000@hypermetrics.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ custom capitalization
73192 [stedak chart] Is there a ruby way to enforce specific capitalization style?
+ 73193 [dcarrera mat] String#capitalize capitalized the first letter.  So it doesn't do quite
| 73194 [gfb tonesoft] Gennady.
+ 73211 [martindemell] I've put a version of capitalize that takes punctuation into account up

^ RubyGarden's been transplanted
73201 [dave pragpro] You may have noticed a wee disruption to RubyGarden over the last 24
73766 [0bz63fz3m1qt] I have noticed that the 'Recent Changes' page on Wiki is not uptodate.
73795 [chad ns1.cha] As far as I can tell, it's working properly.  Can anyone confirm or

^ Ruby window manager.
73205 [erik solidco] <quote>
73255 [spam deck.dk] uhhh... ahhh.... very nice idea to have ruby used to configure a wm.

^ Re: tcltklib does not get compiled. (Solution)
73212 [J.P.Fletcher] The solution to this problem is quite simple.  Ensure that all the needed

^ map vs collect
73214 [martindemell] The 'join block' thread made me think about the difference between 'map'

^ Rubyx (provisionally named) linux distro. Made by and run by Ruby
73215 [andrew walro] I have developed a little script which creates a simple linux distro
+ 73218 [0bz63fz3m1qt] How about some of these names ?
| + 73222 [andrew walro] Yes indeed - that is a good name! I think I'll stick with rubyx though,
| + 73343 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!
|   73353 [0bz63fz3m1qt] name       sounds like
|   73391 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!
|   73398 [sean REMOVEM] <sarcasm>What's wrong with Ruby/GNU/Linux?  It's appropriate, and it won't
+ 73220 [chadfowler c] I believe I'm the owner of the dormant sourceforge project.  You're at
| 73221 [0bz63fz3m1qt] There is another ruby project named "rubyxx".. ruby with c++.
| 73223 [andrew walro] Good point. However, I did a quick google on ubyx, and came up with
| + 73224 [jj5412 earth] How about
| + 73322 [0bz63fz3m1qt] My friend looked up Ruby in his latin dictonary
+ 73251 [ptkwt shell1] This sounds very cool.
| 73259 [andrew walro] It is ;)
| + 73264 [emschwar pob] Have you looked at the FHS?  It's been hashed out by quite a few
| | + 73267 [andrew walro] The FHS is the way it is mainly because of the way old unix systems used
| | | + 73270 [hal9000 hype] I'd urge that you at least consider a more
| | | + 73301 [androflux re] Let me confirm this: By "collasped the /, /usr, /usr/local directories", there is no /usr directory in RubyX? It's all in /?
| | | | + 73318 [B.Candler po] Just to add: there are concrete reasons for having / and /usr separate which
| | | | + 73330 [andrew walro] Nothing so drastic ;)
| | | + 73386 [emschwar pob] That's not the point of the FHS.  The point of FHS is "Standard is
| | + 73272 [surrender_it] I suppose he *wants* to break compat.
| |   73275 [jj5412 earth] on 6/11/03 4:35 PM, gabriele renzi at surrender_it@rc1.vip.lng.yahoo.com
| |   73277 [andrew walro] Yuk! Capitals and spaces are a bit rich even for me! Fine if you only
| |   73282 [jj5412 earth] Me too, hence the "tongue in cheek" :-)
| + 73409 [ser germane-] First off, let me say "bravo".  There are enough distributions that
|   73455 [andrew walro] Thanks, but I'm not really bothered that much. I designed it to fulfill
|   73539 [androflux re] Maybe I'm just dense, but.....
|   73546 [andrew walro] See my other post, but I should have a www up and running by monday.
+ 73273 [surrender_it] how the new init works?
| 73276 [andrew walro] None of the above ;) Was using Richard Gooch's simpleinit; picked up a
+ 73298 [androflux re] I don't know about that, but I would *love* see this. Please email me a
+ 73332 [batsman.geo ] Will this eventually get released under some open license or will it
| 73333 [andrew walro] From the top of the script...
| 73334 [batsman.geo ] The forthcoming version of RAA. There has been *a lot* of discussion on
| 73337 [andrew walro] Understanding dawns. I'm very new to ruby (a few weeks) so haven't got a
| 73338 [batsman.geo ] Didn't mean to sound like RTFML (read ... mailing list) ;-)
+ 73342 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!

^ Problem with raa-install and proxy
73226 [frank.schmit] I've just installed raa-install at work (it works fine at home), but

^ Problem with "Daemon not connected"
73231 [afveitch ear] I am having a problem with a script and hope someone here can help.
73235 [0bz63fz3m1qt] This message is outputted from the '/opt/localname/bar' application.
73237 [nobu.nokada ] Or directly within shell script, rather than from ruby.
73244 [AVeitch qual] Thanks to all for the help.  I did run a "strings" on the executable and did

^ PDF Documents from Native Ruby
73236 [austin halos] So I'm about 1500 messages behind because I've been deep in programming
73241 [0bz63fz3m1qt] /file not found
73243 [austin halos] The URLs have been fixed. Sorry about that.