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91727-92815 subjects 92361-92701

^ Re: flip flop operator proposal (from condition to condition do )
92269 [intc_ctor ya] languages) so that could also be confusing.  ~~ might be better.
+ 91465 [vjoel PATH.B] irb(main):001:0> until(1) {}
| + 91501 [intc_ctor ya] Couldn't you just use the returned FlipFlop object for those purposes?
| + 91902 [intc_ctor ya] Couldn't you just use the returned FlipFlop object for those purposes?
| + 92092 [intc_ctor ya] Couldn't you just use the returned FlipFlop object for those purposes?
| + 92282 [intc_ctor ya] Couldn't you just use the returned FlipFlop object for those purposes?
+ 91508 [jgb3 email.b] What if we just use the keyword 'in' to introduce a flipflop, and retain
  + 91513 [nobu.nokada ] Agreed, and it seems easy to implement.
  | 91521 [jgb3 email.b] As evidenced by your patch.  Thanks!
  | 91522 [nobu.nokada ] Will set_state turn the state true, or false?  Seeing the next
  | 91574 [jgb3 email.b] FlipFlip#get_state: return the current truth value of the flip flop.
  + 91520 [ptkwt aracne] I use the flip-flop pretty commonly when I'm parsing files.  For my usage,
  + 91908 [ptkwt aracne] I use the flip-flop pretty commonly when I'm parsing files.  For my usage,
  + 92098 [ptkwt aracne] I use the flip-flop pretty commonly when I'm parsing files.  For my usage,
  + 92288 [ptkwt aracne] I use the flip-flop pretty commonly when I'm parsing files.  For my usage,

^ Where to install data files?
92274 [childNOSPAM ] connected with .rb files, so they should stay in the same directory, but
+ 91485 [jim weirichh] You might consider creating a RubyGem.  Each gems installs in its own
| + 91502 [childNOSPAM ] Actually I just looked at RubyGems before asking the question, but now
| + 91901 [childNOSPAM ] Actually I just looked at RubyGems before asking the question, but now
| + 92091 [childNOSPAM ] Actually I just looked at RubyGems before asking the question, but now
| + 92281 [childNOSPAM ] Actually I just looked at RubyGems before asking the question, but now
+ 91492 [kapheine hyp] The nice thing about putting it in something like /usr/share is rbconfig

^ Documentation for C extension
92276 [childNOSPAM ] (http://subversion.tigris.org). How should I document it to create
91484 [dave pragpro] Sure you can: RDoc handle C extensions just fine :)

^ Newbie question
92277 [ sjt 5jt.com] We are two grey-haired programmers studying Ruby and have a question so
+ 91486 [nathaniel ta] class Money
+ 91489 [wjl icecaver] charset="utf-8"
+ 91493 [jim weirichh] Perhaps another grey-haired programmer can answer :-)
+ 91494 [gsinclair so] class Money
| 91495 [gsinclair so] ^^^^^^^^^ er, Money#initialize...
+ 92448 [billk cts.co] Is Method.new a typo for Money.new?

^ eistein's riddle
92278 [Ara.T.Howard] this will keep you busy
+ 91516 [avi beta4.co] Hardly efficient (in fact I haven't yet run it through to completion),
+ 91526 [niklas kagi.] [... riddle snipped]
+ 91906 [avi beta4.co] Hardly efficient (in fact I haven't yet run it through to completion),
+ 91910 [niklas kagi.] [... riddle snipped]
+ 92096 [avi beta4.co] Hardly efficient (in fact I haven't yet run it through to completion),
+ 92100 [niklas kagi.] [... riddle snipped]
+ 92286 [avi beta4.co] Hardly efficient (in fact I haven't yet run it through to completion),
| + 91566 [guslist free] Excuse my ignorance, but what is amb?
| | 91577 [guslist free] Sorry to respond to myself. You posted earlier a description and
| | 91592 [emeza saisam] Very interesting code... but  hangup forever...
| + 92591 [guslist free] I ran it and it crashed on me after 4 days of hard computation (on a
|   92592 [dcarrera mat] Wouldn't it be faster to do it with a pencil and paper?  It took me less
|   92599 [guslist free] Agreed. On that particular example I was more interested by the amb
+ 92290 [niklas kagi.] [... riddle snipped]

^ ARGV
92295 [merke jupite] how do I recognize if a ruby file prg.rb was called as a separate program
+ 91535 [ian caliban.] if $0 == __FILE__
+ 91536 [dblack wobbl] See Ian's answer -- but also, just for future reference if needed,

^ New Computer, version, confusion
92301 [ronjeffries ] I just got a new computer and need to get stuff moved over to it.

^ two questions
92305 [il_piccione ] question that i cannot find answers for.
+ 91580 [discord mac.] Interpolating is done the same way, it doesn't matter whether you are
| 91587 [gsinclair so] class Time
+ 91582 [surrender_it] ciao :)
+ 91601 [sera fhwang.] Basically, you can treat the regex source like a normal string. Like
+ 91925 [surrender_it] ciao :)
+ 91931 [sera fhwang.] Basically, you can treat the regex source like a normal string. Like
+ 92115 [surrender_it] ciao :)
+ 92122 [sera fhwang.] Basically, you can treat the regex source like a normal string. Like
+ 92304 [surrender_it] ciao :)
+ 92312 [sera fhwang.] Basically, you can treat the regex source like a normal string. Like
+ 92454 [zdennis mkte] Use the #{var} syntax.

^ Creating mixed content elements in REXML
92306 [sera fhwang.] Say I have a string that represents an XML element that I want to
+ 91597 [kapheine hyp] I'm no expert, but after looking at the REXML source, I don't think this
+ 91622 [austin halos] xhtml_elt << REXML::Document.new(xhtml_string).elements[1]
+ 91673 [sera fhwang.] Oh, for Pete's sake. All I had to do was use REXML::Document#root.
+ 91960 [sera fhwang.] Oh, for Pete's sake. All I had to do was use REXML::Document#root.
+ 92150 [sera fhwang.] Oh, for Pete's sake. All I had to do was use REXML::Document#root.
+ 92366 [sera fhwang.] Oh, for Pete's sake. All I had to do was use REXML::Document#root.

^ Trouble using Exerb
92313 [gedb rushcod] I'm having trouble using Exerb.

^ Irb Ri integration (Was: An assimilators guide to Python?)
92321 [cc1 cec.wust] Now that we have alot of the standard docs in ri format available in
+ 91611 [surrender_it] ?)
| 91613 [Gavri_F info] it's a pending RCR
| 91614 [nobu.nokada ] A quick hack.
| 91617 [matz ruby-la] Interesting.  Can you commit?
| 91655 [nobu.nokada ] What about 1.8?
| 91662 [matz ruby-la] Let us see a while before backporting.
+ 91625 [rodrigo.berm] My wish ...
+ 91639 [vjoel PATH.B] ==== .irbrc ====
| 91645 [ppi amug.org] I tried this and it works great!
+ 91939 [surrender_it] ?)
+ 92129 [surrender_it] ?)
+ 92322 [surrender_it] ?)

^ Re: Method Reflection / Keyword Arguments
92332 [itsme213 hot] When Ruby supports keyword arguments, will the names of keyword method

^ io/nonblock
92335 [Ara.T.Howard] i love this module.  what is it's status?  any plans to remove/modify in
91656 [nobu.nokada ] I have carelessly added it under ext/io/wait, but it doesn't
+ 91658 [ahoward fatt] why not have it in the core io methods?
+ 91959 [ahoward fatt] why not have it in the core io methods?
+ 92149 [ahoward fatt] why not have it in the core io methods?
+ 92362 [ahoward fatt] why not have it in the core io methods?
  91661 [nobu.nokada ] Well, IIRC, because it is not portable enough, for io/wait at
  + 91705 [ahoward fatt] i don't really know - i was just saying that is it such a useful method it
  + 91971 [ahoward fatt] i don't really know - i was just saying that is it such a useful method it
  + 92161 [ahoward fatt] i don't really know - i was just saying that is it such a useful method it
  + 92389 [ahoward fatt] i don't really know - i was just saying that is it such a useful method it

^ YAPV (Yet Another Pickaxe Version)
92337 [gavin refine] As promised in another thread, I am working on a new web version of the
+ 91634 [gavin refine] (1) I said I'm 'done' with most of the sections; that's not quite true.
+ 91640 [mreed theree] Why HTML 4 rather than XHTML 1.1?
+ 91663 [kapheine hyp] =20
+ 91757 [cc1 cec.wust] Looks really nice, unfortuneatly I can only get it to render in IE,
| 91759 [michael_s_ca] of
+ 91769 [maillist bes] sooo slllooowwww.
| 92583 [gavin refine] Glad you like it :)
| 92636 [pbrannan atd] I'm using Mozilla and the loading of the TOC frame does take about 10
| 92748 [gavin refine] Thanks. Fixed.
+ 91947 [gavin refine] (1) I said I'm 'done' with most of the sections; that's not quite true.
+ 91950 [mreed theree] Why HTML 4 rather than XHTML 1.1?
+ 91985 [cc1 cec.wust] Looks really nice, unfortuneatly I can only get it to render in IE,
+ 92137 [gavin refine] (1) I said I'm 'done' with most of the sections; that's not quite true.
+ 92140 [mreed theree] Why HTML 4 rather than XHTML 1.1?
+ 92182 [cc1 cec.wust] Looks really nice, unfortuneatly I can only get it to render in IE,
+ 92334 [gavin refine] (1) I said I'm 'done' with most of the sections; that's not quite true.
+ 92343 [mreed theree] Why HTML 4 rather than XHTML 1.1?
| + 91642 [gavin refine] For various reasons. The two main ones are that
| + 91951 [gavin refine] For various reasons. The two main ones are that
| + 92141 [gavin refine] For various reasons. The two main ones are that
| + 92346 [gavin refine] For various reasons. The two main ones are that
+ 92408 [cc1 cec.wust] Looks really nice, unfortuneatly I can only get it to render in IE,
| 92582 [gavin refine] It may have been at the time. It now should be rendering perfectly in
| + 92607 [cc1 cec.wust] I'm running mozilla firebird .7, and it still has trouble.  I shoudln't
| + 92610 [harpo nexs.f] It also renders well in Opera.
|   92617 [dennis.ranke] IE shows the same behaviour when the frame doesn't have enough horizontal
+ 92567 [me christlti] Works well with Moz 1.6, but the left frame seems to load very slowly.
  92584 [gavin refine] See my previous post in response to Paul William.

^ Newbie:  1.8.1, ri, and Windows
92340 [stevec890 ya] Sorry for being dense, but I can't seem to get ri to work either with
93539 [rubytuezdayz] Steve, this is what I did to install Ruby 1.8.1 mswin32 manually.

^ How do I bounce?
92348 [adavies optu] I use pop.rb to download emails on a whitelist
+ 91676 [austin halos] Yes, you can, but you shouldn't.
+ 91688 [news stud.nt] No idea how you'd do this, but I'd like to suggest that you don't.
+ 91966 [news stud.nt] No idea how you'd do this, but I'd like to suggest that you don't.
+ 92156 [news stud.nt] No idea how you'd do this, but I'd like to suggest that you don't.
+ 92378 [news stud.nt] No idea how you'd do this, but I'd like to suggest that you don't.
  91732 [aredridel nb] For a project that aims to stop some of this, check out SPF,
  91758 [thelenm cs.u] Just a typo, I think you meant http://spf.pobox.com/

^ test::unit caller stack feature request
92349 [neoneye adsl] A typical call stack of mine look like the following.
91285 [nathaniel ta] Note that there is only a three line stack here. The noise below is
+ 91298 [neoneye adsl] Ok. I just never have noticed these lines until now.  Earlier I have
+ 91837 [neoneye adsl] Ok. I just never have noticed these lines until now.  Earlier I have
+ 92027 [neoneye adsl] Ok. I just never have noticed these lines until now.  Earlier I have
+ 92217 [neoneye adsl] Ok. I just never have noticed these lines until now.  Earlier I have
+ 92367 [neoneye adsl] Ok. I just never have noticed these lines until now.  Earlier I have
  + 91300 [neoneye adsl] I have made my own 'assert_regex' method, which checks several things.
  + 91838 [neoneye adsl] I have made my own 'assert_regex' method, which checks several things.
  + 92030 [neoneye adsl] I have made my own 'assert_regex' method, which checks several things.
  + 92219 [neoneye adsl] I have made my own 'assert_regex' method, which checks several things.
  + 92372 [neoneye adsl] I have made my own 'assert_regex' method, which checks several things.
    + 91301 [neoneye adsl] Ok I found my problem.
    + 91840 [neoneye adsl] Ok I found my problem.
    + 92029 [neoneye adsl] Ok I found my problem.
    + 92220 [neoneye adsl] Ok I found my problem.
    + 92373 [neoneye adsl] Ok I found my problem.
      91305 [nathaniel ta] We all have those days... :-)

^ FAQ: File object vs OS file
92350 [martindemell] Should "Where are File#copy, File#move, File#delete etc?" be added to
91664 [gsinclair so] Good point.  I'll attend to it when the FAQ web page gives me a more

^ impersonating ruby
92353 [anon nospam.] can I somehow change a ruby interpreters uid from 0 to something and
+ 91654 [surrender_it] Process.uid= newuid
+ 91659 [ahoward fatt] it's tricky.  you need a setuid binary (cannot be a script).  to accomplish
+ 91681 [discord mac.] I may be wrong, but I think you can't do this in pure ruby. You'll need
+ 91726 [anon nospam.] With Process.uid a script can change and read it's uid as it likes to.
+ 91956 [surrender_it] Process.uid= newuid
+ 91958 [ahoward fatt] it's tricky.  you need a setuid binary (cannot be a script).  to accomplish
+ 91976 [anon nospam.] With Process.uid a script can change and read it's uid as it likes to.
+ 92146 [surrender_it] Process.uid= newuid
+ 92148 [ahoward fatt] it's tricky.  you need a setuid binary (cannot be a script).  to accomplish
+ 92166 [anon nospam.] With Process.uid a script can change and read it's uid as it likes to.
+ 92355 [surrender_it] Process.uid= newuid
+ 92359 [ahoward fatt] it's tricky.  you need a setuid binary (cannot be a script).  to accomplish
+ 92394 [anon nospam.] With Process.uid a script can change and read it's uid as it likes to.

^ Silly question
92354 [BCoish Dymax] This may be mentioned somewhere, but I have yet to see an explanation
+ 91278 [djd15 po.cwr] Based on your two methods there, I'd say that the person writing means
| + 91281 [dblack wobbl] It is :-)
| + 91282 [BCoish Dymax] Thanks for the response!  Now that I know, everytime I look something
| + 91833 [BCoish Dymax] Thanks for the response!  Now that I know, everytime I look something
| + 92020 [BCoish Dymax] Thanks for the response!  Now that I know, everytime I look something
| + 92206 [BCoish Dymax] Thanks for the response!  Now that I know, everytime I look something
| + 92356 [BCoish Dymax] Thanks for the response!  Now that I know, everytime I look something
+ 91280 [gsinclair so] Class#instance_method         (Array#size)
| + 91284 [BCoish Dymax] Hey thanks for the reply!  I kind of figured that the use of '#' between
| + 91832 [BCoish Dymax] Hey thanks for the reply!  I kind of figured that the use of '#' between
| + 92022 [BCoish Dymax] Hey thanks for the reply!  I kind of figured that the use of '#' between
| + 92209 [BCoish Dymax] Hey thanks for the reply!  I kind of figured that the use of '#' between
| + 92360 [BCoish Dymax] Hey thanks for the reply!  I kind of figured that the use of '#' between
|   91289 [dave pragpro] charset=US-ASCII;
|   + 91293 [BCoish Dymax] Thank you for your response, it's appreciated.
|   + 91835 [BCoish Dymax] Thank you for your response, it's appreciated.
|   + 92025 [BCoish Dymax] Thank you for your response, it's appreciated.
|   + 92214 [BCoish Dymax] Thank you for your response, it's appreciated.
|   + 92364 [BCoish Dymax] Thank you for your response, it's appreciated.
+ 91288 [dave pragpro] It's a way of distinguishing between an instance method and a class
  + 91329 [ jimm io.com] MyClass >> instanceMethod
  + 91850 [ jimm io.com] MyClass >> instanceMethod
  + 92040 [ jimm io.com] MyClass >> instanceMethod
  + 92230 [ jimm io.com] MyClass >> instanceMethod
  + 92400 [ jimm io.com] MyClass >> instanceMethod
    91340 [vjoel PATH.B] irb(main):001:0> class Class; alias >> instance_method; end

^ [newbie question] Variable visibility
92357 [harpo nexs.f] [I do apologize for my bad english]
91701 [angus quovad] I'm not design expert, but I would call a method on the application object
+ 91739 [harpo nexs.f] The problem was the number of parameters, with a too long parameter list
+ 91978 [harpo nexs.f] The problem was the number of parameters, with a too long parameter list
+ 92169 [harpo nexs.f] The problem was the number of parameters, with a too long parameter list
+ 92397 [harpo nexs.f] The problem was the number of parameters, with a too long parameter list
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