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VRuby-question: yellow rectangle; lines around elements
92446 [armin@xs .d ] I certainly miss the obvious.

Re: [RFC] 'via' proposal
92451 [assaph@av ya] #!/usr/bin/ruby
92533 [elathan@ph s] That was very close to what I wanted, thanx. :-)

Re: Im too dumb to program
92452 [wjl@ic ca er] charset="utf-8"

VRuby; set color and background of a text label (VRStatic)
92453 [armin@xs .d ] how do I set the color and the background of a
92496 [dooby@d1 .k ] This uses vrctlcolor.rb which you should have in your vr/contrib folder.
92514 [armin@xs .d ] daz, thanks a lot!

pty.so: [BUG] Segmentation fault - still
92455 [bobgus@rc .c] As suggested in an earlier email, I blew away /usr/local/lib/ruby - which
92471 [decoux@mo lo] This is the problem
92486 [bobgus@rc .c] Hmm, perhaps I am working with a collection of old cats and dogs - gcc
92487 [decoux@mo lo] Well, you have an old compiler, but the problem is here
92506 [bobgus@rc .c] Hmm, lots of stuff
92542 [decoux@mo lo] Like I've said previously this is the problem
92563 [djberg96@ho ] I've noticed that in general, upgrading to gcc 3.3.2 on Solaris has
92613 [phasis@bc in] I will intruduce myself.
92677 [romerun@ro e] After the release of the "superior API"/additional packages,
92710 [djberg96@ho ] Well, first let me say that this post was made accidentally by Park to

running a class from the base class
92457 [tim.wade@na ] I have examined the test object from the test unit stuff and i cannot
+ 92456 [sdate@ev re ] If you always want to do this _at the end_ of your program,
| 92596 [tim.wade@na ] thanks -- yes after more spelunking through the test stuff we now have
+ 92489 [shasckaw@sk ] It is hard to understand what you really want, but I'll try to help.

(2004-02-09) Mailing list problems?
92458 [gsinclair@so] I'm getting hundreds of old (but recent) ML/NG messages.  I don't think
+ 92462 [botp@de mo t] [])
+ 92463 [andrew@wa ro] Uggh! 457 new ruby talk messages this morning.
| 92464 [surrender_it] I checked the newsgroup yesterday, and I got near 80 msgs this
| 92467 [andrew@wa ro] We are talking about the mailing list, rather than the newsgroup. I read all
| 92472 [oelkers@zr .] Your Assumption is right. I checked the logs, and it seems that the News -> Mail Job
| 92483 [angus@qu va ] In the meantime, people using mutt can delete the duplicates with
| 92619 [oelkers@zr .] Ok, the problem now seems to be permanently fixed after I found the error.
| 92620 [robertm@sp l] Great news, thanks for looking after it now BTW
+ 92529 [nahi@ke na t] eban stopped the torrent.  Thank you very very much.

Swig: Extra objects being created
92460 [ptkwt@ar cn ] I'm finding that accessor methods on a wrapped C++ class end up creating
92481 [lyle@kn lo y] No, you are correct that every time the accessor (or any other method
92606 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Lyle,

Euruko 04? European Ruby conference?
92475 [armin@xs .d ] Stefan Schmiedl, Michael Neumann and I are
+ 92480 [Stephan.Kaem] Yes! I am interested!
| 92484 [mailinglists] I second this.
| 92500 [armin@xs .d ] I am pretty unbiased where it is.
| + 92527 [mailinglists] I doubt this. But Berlin has one of the cheapest accomodation in germany,
| | 92544 [armin@xs .d ] Lothar, can you check out whether we would
| | 92551 [mailinglists] If there isn't someone else who is a regular student there i can try
| | 92569 [armin@xs .d ] let's aim for the last weekend of June for now.
| + 92630 [d.borodaenko] Certainly!
|   92633 [mailinglists] I there any mailing still available from the last year discussing this
+ 92485 [chad@ch df w] # Hi all,
+ 92488 [guido.de-mel] o course :-)

Phil Tomson's article on SWIG, Ruby and C
92476 [robertm@sp l] Is there an online location where I can read the article, I haven't

Spanish Comunity.
92477 [pbaldanta@ya] I'm triying to contact with all spanish ruby user to relaunch the

Translation to Spanish: Programming Ruby - The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide
92478 [pbaldanta@ya] I'm working on translation of that book to spanish. Could be

Re: PHP 625 times as popular as Ruby !?
92479 [lists@za a. ] But Perl is dead. Go PHP! :-)
92482 [rove.monteux] Quoting,

Newbiest ? ever
92490 [orion2480@ho] (ruby 1.8.0 Linux)
+ 92491 [happy@us r. ] Because, matrix = Array.new( 3, Array.new( 4, 0 ) )
+ 92499 [surrender_it] irb(main):001:0> a=Array.new(3,'yo')

evaluate and print an expression
92492 [p_bossi_AGAI] I hope that what I'm asking doesn't sound too weird, but I'm trying to
+ 92494 [rodrigo.berm] def evaluate(code)
| 92534 [p_bossi_AGAI] Ok, I understand that I haven't explained myself clearly.
| + 92546 [jesse@in er ] Nope, you can't. I've read a rationale for this somewhere, but I don't
| | 92554 [p_bossi_AGAI] Ok, this is what I thought.
| + 92639 [rodrigo.berm] take a look at irb/xmp - print exemple.
|   92703 [p_bossi_AGAI] Neat!
|   92712 [bob.news@gm ] "Piergiuliano Bossi" <p_bossi_AGAINST_SPAM@tiscali.it> schrieb im
+ 92538 [bob.news@gm ] "Piergiuliano Bossi" <p_bossi_AGAINST_SPAM@tiscali.it> schrieb im
  92555 [p_bossi_AGAI] Thanks Robert, I understand what you mean: it looks like code, but it's

Cobol is 626 billions times as popular as Ruby ( Re: PHP 625 times as popular as Ruby !?
92498 [harpo@ne s. ] It's a matter of evidence.

simple lexing/parsing task
92503 [martindemell] Any nice way to parse a block of ruby code, and return a list of all the
92512 [surrender_it] did you looked at ripper? it's on rubyforge
92535 [cc1@ce .w st] Umm the project hasn't released any files and doesn't have a web page...
92558 [surrender_it] well, ripper.rb has been out for a while, but moved to rubyforge
92577 [martindemell] Thanks - will take a look that that.

ruby advocacy
92505 [Ara.T.Howard] one of the groups in our lab is looking into languages for a new project.
+ 92526 [johnm68@ms .] The best form of convincing is accomplished by applying each candidate
+ 92531 [lists@za a. ] IIRC, one of the things that made Python hit the newstands big time was

Opinion: Ruby + OpenOffice.org
92507 [dcarrera@ma ] I've been thinking about the idea of Ruby bindings for OpenOffice.org.  I
+ 92510 [surrender_it] do you mean something related to UNO ?
| 92519 [dcarrera@ma ] Yes, that is exactly what I'm talking about.  UNO.
| 92525 [shasckaw@sk ] I actually use OOo and ruby, but it is as they belonged to two different
+ 92511 [bobgus@rc .c] ...
| 92513 [tom@in oe he] Yours,
| + 92515 [yura@op r. o] "The project was born from Daniel Carrera's (OP)
| | 92516 [harryo@qi so] Which issue is this in? I just looked on their website, but couldn't see mention of it in the contents of the Jan or Feb 2004 issues.
| + 92518 [dcarrera@ma ] Yes, I know James.  I've talked to him several times.  In fact, if you
|   92557 [news-1076422] Not only would this be useful, I'd even be willing to help! I spent
|   92574 [dcarrera@ma ] Yay!
|   + 92588 [intc_ctor@ya] Why couldn't you just swig their C++ libraries?
|   | 92589 [dcarrera@ma ] I would have no idea of how to do this.
|   | 92608 [neoneye@ad l] If you go the other route (writing the extension/embedding yourself), you
|   + 92789 [news-1076681] Essentially an application w/o a GUI (like the old days!). For example, my
|     94877 [domingo@da -] As another possibility I read in some place that it's possible to
|     94920 [news-1079291] I can guarantee that it's not easy, although I would also be happy
+ 92528 [shasckaw@sk ] I agree.
+ 92532 [ptkwt@ar cn ] Seems like a great idea.  The only way you're going to find out if it's

timeout w/o timeout.rb
92508 [Ara.T.Howard] i'm writing some unit tests which do alot of io/select/etc - bad things to mix
+ 92509 [pit@ca it in] Doesn't work on windows (this is a problem with me, not with your code :-) )
+ 92517 [jgb3@em il b] Doesn't Ruby use SIGALRM internally?  I could be wrong, but if it does,
  92520 [ahoward@fa t] ah - good point - and SIGUSR1 would work just as well

Problem building mod_ruby 1.1.2 on Mac OS X 10.3
92521 [roman@ap le ] I'm trying to set up my Mac so I can write .rhtml files in Ruby.
92594 [bob@pe rc -f] My guess is you need to include some directory or library that contains
92605 [mailinglists] This is off-topic here. Please use the mod_ruby mailing list.

spawning processes from Ruby/TK
92523 [assaph@av ya] I need to launch an external process from a Tk app. I have a list-box of
+ 92524 [assaph@av ya] exec("#{cmd % [file]}") if fork == nil
+ 92625 [nagai@ai ky ] Which version of Ruby do you use?
+ 92634 [vkonovalov@a] "unable to remap" is probably cygwin's problem which has solution on its own
  92640 [assaph@av ya] I'm using Ruby 1.8.1, both win32 and cygwin versions ('ruby 1.8.1
  92663 [eban@os ri .] % rebase -d -b 0x70000000 -o 0x10000 /bin/{tcl,tk}84.dll
  92668 [assaph@av ya] Thanks for the help!

92530 [Ara.T.Howard] ===============================================================================

Ruby Article in Bengali
92536 [sabymus@re i] ...

Re: ruby advocacy (we need to write more articles)
92537 [ptkwt@ar cn ] I think at this point the magazine articles are ours for the writing.

Usability of Ruby/SerialPort on Win32
92540 [Stephan.Kaem] As it seems the package is unfortunately loosing bytes now and then.

capture stderr
92545 [neoneye@ad l] I want to temporarily capture stderr output.
+ 92547 [neoneye@ad l] Forgot to do thread.join ... Now it works.
+ 92549 [tietew-ml-ru] [capture stderr]
| 92550 [neoneye@ad l] Nice.. this indeed does the same job.  Thanks.
+ 92559 [ahoward@fa t] a pipe should work - but it's pretty tricky...
  92564 [neoneye@ad l] Yes I got the pipe working.. didn't you see my second mail?  ;-)

new german ruby book
92548 [markusjais@y] maybe is is already know but maybe not.

What Ruby versions are still active?
92552 [cyclists@nc ] I'm preparing the next release of RMagick. Are enough people still
+ 92553 [paul@vu ma k] Rootr.net, my isp is using 1.6x. I think there are a few of us there
+ 92568 [discord@ma .] My webhost is running 1.6.x, and Apple still hasn't updated to 1.8.x
+ 92611 [cc1@ce .w st] I don't know if it's possible, but a really useful function which would

How to create babel-17
92556 [jfc@se on t.] ...
92708 [sroberts@un ] Cool! I thought I was the only one who'd read Babel-17!

RDoc in 1-click-installer experiences...
92560 [Stephan.Kaem] I just observed the following when running RDoc on my sources on a Win98

Using ole_free for Excel on W2K (Ruby 1.8.0-10)
92561 [MoranCM@na a] This is my first post.  My apologies if I do something wrong.  I am using
92575 [rocioestrada] shk!!
92576 [MoranCM@na a] Thank you!  excel.Quit works instead of excel.Application.Quit.  Silly

[ANN] win32-service 0.4.0
92562 [djberg96@ho ] I'm happy to annunce the release of win32-service 0.4.0!

ruby fixnums
92565 [elathan@ph s] As I have understood Ruby fixnums are passed by value and
92566 [lyle@us rs s] Well, you have to understand that the internal representation for Fixnum
92571 [elathan@ph s] Thanks for the detailed reply.

manipulating a symbol in C
92570 [elathan@ph s] def foo(meth)
92572 [elathan@ph s] Braindamage. It works. Lots of coding today, less coffee than

Re: I?m too dumb to program
92573 [mikkel-remov] "Rob Bryant" <rb229@yahoo.com> skrev i en meddelelse

Vruby - passing arguments?
92578 [armin@xs .d ] suppose I have my own class MyOwnderDrawButton to draw
92830 [armin@xs .d ] I got that most useful answer below from Steve Tuckner.

mod_ruby, fcgi, etc ...
92580 [usenets_remo] Looking for mswin32 version for mod_ruby, eruby, fcgi, etc for the latest

92581 [usenets_remo] Need step by step instruction(and what other windows dlls to get) on how to
+ 92598 [rocioestrada] #in the /apache2/conf/httpd.conf
+ 92628 [fiatgirl@pa ] I just installed apache/php this weekend with Windows XP and got great

access raw CGI post data
92585 [jhw1701@ya o] What's the best way to access the raw HTTP POST data in a ruby script
92587 [emschwar@po ] Why?  Just use CGI.rb, and it'll parse all that stuff out for you.

YAPV done!
92586 [gavin@re in ] is 'done' [1].
+ 92593 [rodrigo.berm] Great !!
+ 92609 [andrew@wa ro] Great work - thanks!
+ 92616 [jimhill@sw p] That sound you hear is me (new to Ruby) banging my head against the wall
| 92622 [robertm@sp l] I am having problems with IE
+ 92730 [gavin@re in ] FYI, I've added an index to the site now. (Click on 'INDEX >' at the top

Simple parsing of sloppy HTML - LittleLexer
92597 [john.carter@] There have been a couple of threads on parsing HTML.
+ 92604 [surrender_it] I wonder if you're going to add some more documentation. It seem that
+ 92645 [cjh-nospam@n] Cute, but it's not a parser, it's a composite lexer.

92600 [tjk@an ap li] Does anybody know where I can get the expect.rb ?
+ 92601 [tjk@an ap li] I found some example expect code for Ruby now I just need to find the
+ 92603 [ahoward@fa t] what kind of process are you trying to 'expect' ?

Re: expect.rb -- self solved
92602 [tjk@an ap li] If there is a better module let me know.

how can I obtain ruby binaries for FreeBSD?
92612 [vkonovalov@p] subj.
+ 92614 [pienjo@c6 .o] ruby is available in the FreeBSD ports collection (In fact, it's used in
+ 92615 [pienjo@c6 .o] ruby is available in the FreeBSD ports collection (In fact, it's used in
+ 92629 [mrchameleon@] I have recently built ruby 1.6.x and 1.8.x from the ports collection.

[repost after cancel, ignore previous message]Re: YAPV (Yet Another Pickaxe Version)
92618 [harpo@ne s. ] Well ... I spoke too quick, It does not render so well.

[OT] Re: YAPV done!
92621 [batsman.geo@] That might well have been more expensive than buying the real book and
92623 [jimhill@sw p] Paper's cheap, time isn't.  You're right that the printed/bound book
+ 92632 [mike@st k. o] Places like Amazon have Programming Ruby "Used & new from $16.50" if a
+ 92635 [Tim.Hunter@s] Let me take this opportunity to gently remind everybody that the best
  92642 [jimhill@sw p] <blush>
  93060 [austin@ha os] I think they want to, but the publisher may be a bit gun-shy at this point.
  93063 [dave@pr gp o] Watch this space... :)

qurl.net functional again and Re: new german ruby book
92627 [ jupp@gm .d ] Looks promising. Above URL is awful. qurl.net is alive again. Short

ruby-dev summary: 22688-22826
92631 [maki@ru yc l] This is a summry of ruby-dev ML in these days.
+ 92637 [pbrannan@at ] For the record, I really like both of these ideas; they would completely
| + 92638 [harpo@ne s. ] I don't know, but you should take care of this kind of things.
| + 92646 [matz@ru y- a] Any name suggestion?
|   + 92655 [ahoward@fa t] * link
|   | 92672 [akr@m1 n. rg] I can't imagine a situation that needs relative path and $: in single
|   | 92702 [ahoward@fa t] the situation is the one where you include a module, say strinio or yaml, with
|   | 92705 [matz@ru y- a] The point is the word "relative" itself is not specifically related to
|   | 92715 [ahoward@fa t] at least it's better than cousin or uncle!  ;-)
|   + 92686 [sroberts@un ] #require_relative()
|   + 92691 [pbrannan@at ] Well obviously I've been using "requirelocal" to mean "require a file
|   + 92769 [maki@ru yc l] Oops, sorry.  I always thank for (a lot of) your patience.
+ 92662 [nahi@ke na t] My thanks go as well to ruby-dev summary team.
+ 92675 [timsuth@ih g] Great. This would save the headaches some win32 users have been having with
+ 92684 [lyle@kn lo y] ...
| 92725 [surrender_it] I hope it is. This lib is really clean and easy to use, but I wonder
| 92782 [kou@co mi ng] I have used this with no problem recently and received no
| 92849 [surrender_it] is considered valid from feedvalidator.org, but I don't know how to
+ 93066 [austin@ha os] No offense to Sutou intended, but I do not see a reason why an RSS library

XML/HTML display code for Ruby
92641 [cc1@ce .w st] Alright so I know that RDoc does syntax highlighting on ruby code if you
92644 [neoneye@ad l] IIRC enscript cannot (yet) color Ruby code.. thats what rubyforge is using
+ 92685 [neoneye@ad l] If you have VIM you can convert your ruby file to html.
| 92688 [pbrannan@at ] Paul
| 92694 [jim@we ri hh] source2html is also an option ...
| 92756 [cyclists@nc ] ...
+ 92717 [aero6dof@ya ] It isn't a syntax hiliter for display but... Emacs has the mmm-mode
+ 92736 [cc1@ce .w st] I'm not exactly familiar with the syntax for highlighting in a2ps, but I
  92753 [rodrigo.berm] What I do is to convert my ruby(or any) scripts into html using vim,

testunit: comparison of Fixnum with true failed (ArgumentError)
92643 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] I am trying to get the advection code that I released in a NASA tech brief
92880 [Bil.Kleb@NA ] Found it: the second argument for TestRunner changed from a boolean to an

Emacs ruby-mode hanging
92647 [guslist@fr e] There must be an endless loop in ruby mode on Emacs. I enter the
92648 [matz@ru y- a] Hmm, Emacs 21.3.1 with ruby-mode.el from CVS HEAD works fine for me.
92738 [guslist@fr e] I just installed Emacs 21.3.1 and ruby-mode.el from CVS HEAD, it still
92751 [matz@ru y- a] can you try this patch?
92755 [guslist@fr e] You are the man! It works!