74812-76470 subjects 75301-77288

^ (none)
75024 [karl_lopes y] unsubscribe

^ Anyone have a valgrind --suppressions file for ruby 1.8.0?
75031 [john.carter ] The Subject: Anyone have a valgrind --suppressions file for ruby 1.8.0?

^ Looking for Cursor contol characters for Windows
75034 [spanton7 com] I'm writing a ruby program with runs in a Command windows (DOS Box)
75035 [aredridel nb] search for "ANSI control codes" or "VT100 Control codes"

^ Ruby Weekly News
75037 [Dave Pragmat] Ruby Weekly News: 07/01/2003

^ Auto-serialization (as in Vapor, sql-serialize, etc.): detecting changes to instance variables
75042 [list jimcain] All,
75047 [spam deck.dk] I think you should not allow anyone to modify your instance variables
75048 [Andrey.Kulin] Sometimes you can't control modification.
75051 [spam deck.dk] I haven't come up with a good solution to this myself, I'm merely

^ Do you love me?
75043 [jmeredithdx ] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

^ Mysql & Ruby (mswin32)
75044 [REMOVE_THISu] I was wondering if there is MySQL(4.x)-RUBY (1.8)extension for mswin32?
75046 [spam deck.dk] mysql-ruby-win (from RAA) works great with mysql 3.x and 4.x :)

^ Ruby and Windows interaction
75052 [KHendric tho] This is a multipart message in MIME format.
75061 [bob.news gmx] "Kingsley Hendrickse" <KHendric@thoughtworks.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 75062 [nvivek ncst.] Try using exerb
+ 75085 [kgergely mla] Well, these are extremely important questions, when you choose a new
  75112 [bob.news gmx] "KONTRA Gergely" <kgergely@mlabdial.hit.bme.hu> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ where to post: problem compiling ruby1.8 with borland c 5.5
75063 [kgergely mla] The ruby-dev is a Japanese list, isn't it? So where should I post this
75066 [eban os.rim.] It is not a bug.
75073 [kgergely mla] Damnit, thx, I hoped the installer'd done it ;(
75107 [botp delmont] if you don't mind, can you post your complete steps? I'd like to compile it
75224 [dooby d10.ka] Follow Eban's words from http://www.ruby-talk.org/75066

^ RubyCocoa problem: No such file to load -- osx/objc/cocoa
75065 [barry_sh hot] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
75123 [simonblancha] I figured this out. Below is the email I sent to the contact email for
75143 [barry_sh hot] Barry

^ [ANN] rjni: Java binding for Ruby through JNI -- tech. preview
75068 [batsman.geo ] [this message was first rejected by SpamAssassin :-) ]
75198 [timsuth ihug] In a related note, I'm working on a small library to allow C# and Ruby
+ 75201 [batsman.geo ] Does it work using something similar to the Java Native Interface (ie.
| 75275 [timsuth ihug] Not exactly. I wanted the library to work in both Microsoft's and Mono's
+ 75234 [surrender_it] calling C# libs means calling the entire .net CTS-compatible stuff ?
  75274 [timsuth ihug] Yes, I believe so. It uses C#'s System.Type#invokeMember.

^ Re: Ruby9i now available - general ruby extension question
75082 [michael_s_ca] This might be a general question...
75106 [sdate everes] Probably the later ...
75147 [michael_s_ca] Thanks.  I'll give that a shot.  It's been a few years, but I've had

^ RFC: Moving information from header to body
75084 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!

^ RubyScript munges up Windows command line operation
75086 [please_spam_] Installed RubyScript on my Windows XP Pro machine to try it out. After that,
+ 75087 [please_spam_] Oh, yeah... after a reboot, .rb files started running from the command line,
+ 75090 [joegw hal-pc] "Philo Del Middleston" <please_spam_me@37500hits4u.com>
  75100 [james_b neur] Well, there may be more concerning various flavors of Mac OS.

^ Evangelism & List Culture [was Re: OT: It's that time of year again ...]
75092 [aredridel nb] I agree!  That's one thing that was very useful for me as a teenager: I
+ 75111 [bob.news gmx] "Aredridel" <aredridel@nbtsc.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 75115 [batsman.geo ] This is consistent with [ruby-talk:75075].
| + 75169 [denshimeiru-] If not, at least forget the phrases RTFM and RTFFAQ as well as anything else
+ 75158 [volker_grabs] That's easy: Write a ruby script to handle these questions ;-)
+ 75935 [gsinclair so] I must say, I don't notice many FAQs being asked on the list anymore.

^ RERSS 0.1 released
75093 [samuel alien] I've just finished RERSS 0.1.  What is RERSS, you ask?  It is [yet

^ [WIN] Ruby9i compiled using MSVC++ 6.0
75101 [sdate everes] I have managed to compile ruby9i extensions using VC++ 6.0 on Windows 2000.
75319 [list jimcain] I would be interested in testing it, but I should wait a few days. I
75340 [sdate everes] Great ! Yes, if you are planning to release another version I can compile it

^ [ANN] Raggle 0.1.3
75102 [pabs pablotr] Last night I released Raggle version 0.1.3.  Raggle is a console RSS

^ rb_gc_mark(): unknown data type...non object
75104 [list jimcain] I figure I'm getting this because I've got a VALUE that's not a Ruby
75108 [matz ruby-la] I use gdb.  If you're not using your own extension, show us the
75109 [list jimcain] Thanks; it's my Ruby9i extension. I've wasted two days on this and
75110 [matz ruby-la] Each object has its "type".  "type" is not a class.  It describes the

^ UDP Broadcast Packet (offtopic)
75114 [martin.farni] I've problem to send UDP Packet with broadcast address from ruby (in Linux).
+ 75120 [decoux moulo] You must call #setsockopt to specify the option Socket::SO_BROADCAST,
+ 75131 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!
  75135 [decoux moulo] Well, if you want an example

^ [OT] Re: Using & for arrays of objects
75116 [batsman.geo ] I guess the statement "it is normal for somebody your age to be curious
+ 75138 [bob.news gmx] LLLL         OOOOO   LLLL
+ 75166 [hal9000 hype] That is why, when you mention the C language in front

^ get money now
75117 [c.carver_qd ] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

^ Ruby, Threads and Processes
75118 [ gm navel.gr] %x{ convert -scale '100x100>' -antialias #{src} #{dst} }
75125 [decoux moulo] When you use %x{}, ruby use a pipe you can see it
75218 [ gm navel.gr] thanks for your time, but i do not understand the answer. Let me
+ 75220 [decoux moulo] %x{} use `(backquote)
| 75251 [ gm navel.gr] thank you!
+ 75238 [aredridel nb] Definately a new process.
  + 75240 [surrender_it] slightly related..
  + 75263 [B.Candler po] Not exactly. system doesn't redirect stdout; %x{} captures stdout using a

^ purpose of replace method
75119 [ian caliban.] I was just wondering what the methods Array#replace, Hash#replace and
75122 [kentda stud.] For String#replace, this means that you can change a text you have
75124 [ian caliban.] irb(main):001:0> foo = bar = "string"
75127 [spam deck.dk] for this purpose it would be nice to have in Object. Why isn't there a
75130 [sdate everes] Array, Hash and String are containers. Object is not necessarily a
75133 [batsman.geo ] I believe he wants #become.
75139 [spam deck.dk] yep, but that's not in Object either.
75152 [ruby-talk wh] See [ruby-core:1164].  I guess `become' was added, then disappeared.
75153 [decoux moulo] A method *with the name* #become was added, then renamed in

75121 [maryjames ku] Dear friend,

^ windows installer - scite
75126 [kgergely mla] It uses a rather old scite, and there's no ruby autoindent, and folding

^ RAA Modules and Ruby 1.8
75128 [stefan.arent] I just switched from Ruby 1.6 to 1.8 and I see a lot of warnings in
75129 [decoux moulo] Well, the best to do is to re-load a new version of the module from RAA
75136 [james_b neur] Is 1.8 now the official latest stable release?  If it's not, then
+ 75141 [decoux moulo] Well, it depend how you see it :-))
+ 75154 [B.Candler po] Clearly not - 1.8 has additional features over 1.6.8, so if you make use of

^ How to create Shell Links on Windows?
75137 [me christlti] Is there an easy way to create or modify shell links (.lnk) with ruby on
+ 75140 [spam deck.dk] sorry I cannot help you ou there... also I cannot figure out your sig...
| 75174 [me christlti] p is a predicate and thus itself a function. f takes the predicate and a
+ 75345 [chrismo clab] The following depends on the Windows Scripting Host to be installed, but
  + 75348 [hal9000 hype] I can't answer your question -- my eventual goal is
  | 75399 [me christlti] Me too. That's why I'm using ruby. Porting ruby scripts will be much
  | + 75454 [emiel il.fon] Just thought I'd point out native Unix utils for win32. Windows
  | + 75477 [jj5412 earth] I assume you're porting to Linux? I assume you know about Kylix?
  |   + 75518 [hal9000 hype] The above is a mistaken attribution. I was replying to
  |   + 75532 [me christlti] No, I'm not porting to Linux. Windows users may use scripts to make life
  + 75401 [me christlti] I do not intend to surrender to the evil Windows Scripting Host, thus
    75424 [chrismo clab] Then I guess your other option is to check out WIN32API and call the same

^ Stuck with Telnet still
75142 [KHendric tho] This is a multipart message in MIME format.
+ 75145 [decoux moulo] Try something like this
| 75146 [kingsley ice] Hmm that doesnt work, I have to keep my finger on the return key to see
| 75148 [decoux moulo] svg% cat b.rb
| 75149 [kingsley ice] wow - that just doesnt work for me !
| 75151 [decoux moulo] You have found : I don't work on windows.
+ 75156 [B.Candler po] Fairly understandable, since you're only accepting one line from the
  75181 [kingsley ice] require 'socket'
  75187 [B.Candler po] That code works perfectly for me under FreeBSD (see below).
  75191 [surrender_it] I suppose I/O still blocks the whole interpreter in windows.

^ [ANN] VAOR 0.70, support for transactions
75144 [oliver gol.c] I'm happy to announce the release of VAPOR 0.70. This release adds

^ exerb - how does it work?
75150 [KHendric tho] This is a multipart message in MIME format.
+ 75157 [B.Candler po] ruby -r is just the same as 'require'. In irb, try
+ 75212 [dooby d10.ka] Not directly related, but you can find your IP address with ...

^ seeking feedback on my first Ruby program
75160 [code joechen] I just took my first stab at writing a useful Ruby program.  My programming
75161 [decoux moulo] Well, perhaps it's best if you use some module from the standard
75162 [code joechen] Excellent, thank you... I didn't even know all those modules were hanging
+ 75163 [decoux moulo] You have some documentation in the pickaxe
+ 75164 [samuel alien] documentation for most of the standard modules.
+ 75165 [mike ratdog.] You might look at http://www.rubycentral.com/book/index.html (but a

^ Using ruby-pam in a CGI
75167 [samuel alien] I'm looking at writing some simple control panel software for my
75175 [B.Candler po] You won't be able to authenticate users using PAM unless you are running as
+ 75178 [samuel alien] I was actually planning on using sudo in order to run things as the
+ 75179 [samuel alien] I suppose some clarification is in order.
  + 75183 [B.Candler po] Why not?
  + 75184 [aredridel nb] You can if you use a persistent authenticator process, that handles
    75188 [samuel alien] Yeah, that's what I did in my perl script.  Could never figure it
    75197 [samuel alien] enough, if I run it as me, I can authenticate but I can't chauthtok.

^ [ANN] Madeleine 0.4
75172 [ndrsbngtssn ] What is Madeleine?

^ The best way to catch errors
75180 [n.gilbert so] My ruby program processes web pages, which it collects using the
+ 75186 [B.Candler po] begin
+ 75192 [surrender_it] ^C aka SIGINT does not raise an exception.
| 75200 [bystr mac.co] begin
+ 75202 [dooby d10.ka] #------------------------------------------

^ Business Partners.
75189 [nelumba1 net] Good Day,

^ [How do I:] get what's in $stderr as a string?
75190 [mwilson13 co] How do I get access to what's in $stderr in the form of a string?
75278 [mwilson13 co] I tried Brian's solution and it worked perfectly. I should have tried
75279 [B.Candler po] It forks off a subprocess, passes a pipe to the child's stdout and stderr,
+ 75281 [B.Candler po] Typo, I meant
+ 75293 [mwilson13 co] Thank you. This is excellent stuff.

^ Ruby Code Snippet: Array.count
75193 [stefan.arent] Maybe this functionality is already somewhere in Ruby, but I could not
+ 75194 [ian caliban.] a = (1..10).to_a
| 75195 [stefan.arent] Yes but this is very inefficient if you have large collections. My version
+ 75199 [dave pragpro] I'm starting to like using 'inject' for this kind of thing, but it isn't
  + 75205 [0bz63fz3m1qt] Simon Strandgaard
  | + 75206 [batsman.geo ] class Array
  | | + 75209 [0bz63fz3m1qt] Ok.. I have now added both :-)
  | | + 75231 [dave pragpro] Agreed (in fact I believe I said the original version was more
  | + 75230 [dave pragpro] My code was written in response to the OP's. However, if you're going to
  + 75213 [volker_grabs] Injects are *never* clear to read, are they?
    75235 [mike ratdog.] Once you assimilate the idiom they aren't too bad.  Readability only

^ I need some help..
75222 [tb_moralesgt] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

^ File.stat.blksize returns nil and not 0 on win2k
75223 [ oct zoy.org] on the 1.8.0 ruby version of the pragprog installer, File.stat(file).blksize
75225 [matz ruby-la] Yes.  Undefined field values are nil now.
75226 [ oct zoy.org] Thanks for the quick reply !

^ Unit Testing HTTP cookie handling
75227 [samuel alien] I'm writing some cookie-handling code, and I want to write the unit
75228 [chadfowler c] One thing you can do is to setup the code which you're unit testing to
75229 [samuel alien] I was thinking about doing that.  What I've settled on, though, is
75258 [samuel alien] Well, WebUnit would look pretty nice.  For some reason I can't get it

^ Artima Ruby Buzz
75232 [chadfowler c] In case you haven't seen it, Artima.com has created a new "Buzz"
75247 [james_b neur] And what's somewhat disappointing is that Artima only allows one blog
75269 [aredridel nb] Simple workaround: One RSS file listing entries from two blogs.

^ Mailing Lists  -  Fax Directory  -  Company Databases
75241 [cororan ndir] This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

^ Tracking down a seg fault
75243 [n.gilbert so] I am getting
75249 [batsman.geo ] ObjectPoolingAndThreading :-)
75257 [n.gilbert so] Well, thank you for your information on this!  It will certainly

^ Is this a bug?
75244 [aryeh m-net.] Is this a bug in ruby?
+ 75245 [aryeh m-net.] OOPS either leave ack off or do foo.ack {....} instead of foo.each ...
+ 75250 [batsman.geo ] => [1, 2, 3]

^ Re (repost): Is this a bug?
75246 [aryeh m-net.] I forgot to actually use ack vs. each below but either way I get the
75248 [surrender_it] foo.each { |aFoo|
75252 [aryeh m-net.] This is what I get for posting "simplified" code in the real code

^ rubynet-announce Digest, Vol 5, Issue 2
75253 [rubynet-anno] Send rubynet-announce mailing list submissions to

^ [ANN] unclose 0.1 alpha
75254 [koen.vervloe] charset=US-ASCII;
75255 [vjoel PATH.B] KDE has "kfmclient exec", which is very powerful. It's a shell interface
75259 [surrender_it] btw, windows has the dos prompt or run or whatever, just type in and
75284 [damphyr free] Yeap, but you cannot do 'cmd http://some.or.other/file.pdf' and have the
+ 75285 [surrender_it] well, you have the acrobat OLE in IE..
+ 75288 [michael_s_ca] I just ran (from windows 98: command /c start http://my.yahoo.com, from Win XP
| 75329 [koen.vervloe] Thanks for all responses. I now know the open commands for Windows and
+ 75292 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!

^ Приглашаем сочи, Ruby-talk      BwChgLZYJd

^ CGI::Session with MySQL?
75260 [samuel alien] I would like to implement a session database for my web application
75261 [chadfowler c] I don't know if one exists for MySQL, but there's definitely one for
75262 [samuel alien] Yeah, that was my plan.  I just wanted to see if I needed to even do

^ options for CGI::Session database_manager objects?
75270 [samuel alien] I'm looking at the source for pgsession at the moment, and it appears
75315 [samuel alien] It's (sort of) undocumented, but it appears that CGI::Session passes

^ confirmation
75271 [TristanWW Sm] Confirmation for ruby-talk@ruby-lang.org
75272 [dcarrera mat] What the heck!!
75280 [B.Candler po] I shouldn't think so. Spammers get addresses from webcrawlers. No attempt is
75523 [emschwar pob] Spammers don't use confirmation emails, though; they just spam.  This
75568 [B.Candler po] I can only imagine that you don't get a lot of spam then :-)
+ 75581 [emschwar pob] Only a couple hundred a day; I might actually see one or two of them
+ 75653 [ jupp gmx.de] Saluton!

^ Array#filter is Array#collect, yes?
75273 [samuel alien] I was looking at some code and came across somebody using
75276 [matz ruby-la] Yes, "filter" is replaced by "collect!" (and "map!").

^ Re: How to 'return' from a Proc?
75287 [kentda stud.] Break works for me.
75320 [martindemell] def x

^ [ANN] Ruby-GNOME-0.34
75291 [mutoh highwa] Ruby-GNOME-0.34 is now available.

^ Freezing an arbitary object
75295 [aryeh m-net.] test=UnitTest::new
+ 75296 [jweirich one] This last line can be rewritten ...
+ 75297 [sdate everes] "Aryeh M. Frierdman" <aryeh@m-net.arbornet.org>
+ 75298 [B.Candler po] Local variables are not objects, and you can't freeze them. They contain a
+ 75299 [aryeh m-net.] Thanks for the answers so far but "none" of them actually do what I want.
  + 75300 [B.Candler po] Well, you should know what you mean by "whatever"
  | 75303 [vjoel PATH.B] I wonder why this doesn't work? I didn't expect it to, but I'm curious.
  | 75304 [aryeh m-net.] Being new to ruby I would not know the exact reasons but I susbect that
  | 75313 [aredridel nb] Doesn't a constant do what's needed here?
  + 75327 [bob.news gmx] "Aryeh M. Frierdman" <aryeh@m-net.arbornet.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    75346 [guslist free] is there anyway to make the warning an error?