94282-96840 subjects 94718-99146

^ [ANN] Ruby-GNOME2-0.9.0
94493 [mutoh highwa] Ruby-GNOME2-0.9.0 is out. Enjoy!
94547 [markusjais y] very cool. thanks !

^ Calling a Windows .bat file from Ruby program
94495 [colotechpro ] I want to call a Windows .bat file from inside my Ruby program and I
+ 94497 [usenet andre] `batchfile.bat` should work.
+ 94551 [wsdng online] Cheers
| 94627 [colotechpro ] Thanks for the help. I got it to work.
+ 94720 [jussij zeuse] To run a batch file just run the command processor and passing the
  94737 [vjoel PATH.B] I'm not near a windows box to test right now, but wouldn't
  + 94739 [MoranCM nava] system("cmd /c C:\\path\\to\\batchfile\\batchfile.bat")
  + 94753 [nobu.nokada ] We expect so, and unless you want to detach the batch process,

^ proposal:  class<<obj to invoke extend_object
94517 [neoneye adsl] 'obj.extend'  and  'class<<obj' are close cousins..
94520 [matz ruby-la] 'obj.extend' add a module to the inheritance graph (per object base),
94525 [neoneye adsl] I don't get this.. (thanks+sorry matz).
94527 [dblack wobbl] (Testing a new way of posting to Usenet.... hoping it works....)
94528 [happy user.c] To be precise, class << obj; self end.ancestors changes :-)
94529 [neoneye adsl] Thanks David and Kent,  now I understand. it seems logical that the
+ 94531 [dblack wobbl] I don't think there needs to be such a thing.  (If there is, it
+ 94534 [matz ruby-la] Describe yourself deeper.  What exactly is your proposal?  And why do
| 94535 [neoneye adsl] When 'class<<obj' is seen by Ruby, then an init method should be invoked.
| + 94537 [happy user.c] 'class << obj' by itself simple changes the current scope to the
| + 94538 [matz ruby-la] You didn't explain why you need "extended" for singleton class
|   94552 [neoneye adsl] I don't have a serious need for 'class<<obj'.
|   94556 [dblack wobbl] Here's another way to look at all of this.
+ 94536 [neoneye adsl] Sorry.. this doesn't work in the following example.
  94565 [angus quovad] [Simon Strandgaard <neoneye@adslhome.dk>, 2004-03-08 04.24 CET]
  94567 [neoneye adsl] I tried poking around with 'singleton'.. but no luck.
  + 94572 [dblack wobbl] Here's something which might suggest some possibilities for the kind
  + 94573 [angus quovad] [Simon Strandgaard <neoneye@adslhome.dk>, 2004-03-08 16.19 CET]
    + 94574 [dblack wobbl] class Class
    | 94576 [angus quovad] ["David A. Black" <dblack@wobblini.net>, 2004-03-08 17.53 CET]
    + 94575 [happy user.c] I don't understand this. What should singleton method/attribute return?
      94577 [angus quovad] ["Kent S." <happy@user.com>, 2004-03-08 17.54 CET]

^ Publications Receptive to Ruby Articles?
94522 [jamesUNDERBA] I have some ideas for articles about, or using, Ruby, and while I know
94550 [surrender_it] I'm not much in the internals of this, but I remember reading ruby

^ Atlanta Ruby User Group: First Meeting 03/30/2004
94544 [joey joeygib] To anyone in or about the Atlanta, GA area, the inaugural meeting of the

^ cgi.header works too
94546 [me privacy.n] require "cgi"

^ PDF of "Test first by Intention"
94548 [Stephan.Kaem] Does anyone know where to get the PDF of this translation (from
94652 [surrender_it] translations of that paper ?

^ unsubscribe
94557 [blackdav shu] unsubscribe
+ 94558 [dblack wobbl] Whoops, sorry :-)  Still messing with combinations of email/
+ 94561 [gsinclair so] At least that message got through :)
| 94566 [bob.news gmx] "Gavin Sinclair" <gsinclair@soyabean.com.au> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 94563 [surrender_it] argh, even people on the list since years still get unsubscribe wrong

^ How to remove an instance variable ?
94580 [itsme213 hot] So "@a" refers to (and creates if needed) an instance variable.
94581 [angus quovad] [Its Me <itsme213@hotmail.com>, 2004-03-08 19.54 CET]

^ RubyCocoa and Net::HTTP
94586 [ben blahr.co] I'm having a bit of a problem getting RubyCocoa to work with Net::HTTP.

^ bizare yaml values
94587 [Ara.T.Howard] i have tk gui which owns a config object - derived from hash.  i have an
94589 [vjoel PATH.B] irb(main):008:0> x = []
94599 [ahoward fatt] ah - should have guessed - but i'm still worried!  ;-)
94610 [angus quovad] ["Ara.T.Howard" <ahoward@fattire.ngdc.noaa.gov>, 2004-03-09 15.34 CET]
94624 [ahoward fatt] yes - i see both but never the data.  i've gotten around it by taking a #dup,

^ How do I enforce variable declarations in Ruby?
94594 [dejaspam bat] Is there any way to require that all variables and class attributes be
+ 94595 [bob.news gmx] "Bill Atkins" <dejaspam@batkins.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 94601 [ahoward fatt] method one - use ruby's ability to declare accessors
+ 94626 [Bil.Kleb NAS] require 'test/unit'

^ [ruby-gnome2] Problem with combos in 0.9 version
94596 [davinciSINSP] I have a very strange problem with last version of ruby-gnome2. When
94597 [mutoh highwa] Sorry, it's a bug.
94598 [davinciSINSP] El martes 09 de marzo, Masao Mutoh escribióº

^ Borges app registration
94600 [ jimm io.com] I'm playing with Borges, and I'm trying to understand the application
+ 94605 [chrismo clab] Aren't you running a Borges server (.rb script from the cmd line) prior
+ 94682 [drbrain segm] The application registration process is complicated :)

^ when a required module redefine another module => problem
94602 [shasckaw sky] module SomeModule
+ 94604 [surrender_it] this is a problem that I have'nt faced yet, but people talk about it
+ 94608 [bob.news gmx] "shasckaw" <shasckaw@skynet.be> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  94638 [shasckaw sky] Well, I must tell I wasn't aware of this until recently. But that's
  94642 [bob.news gmx] "shasckaw" <shasckaw@skynet.be> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ Re: How to remove an instance variable ? - remove a variable
94603 [kgergely mcl] And can I somehow remove a variable?
94609 [bob.news gmx] "Gergely Kontra" <kgergely@mcl.hu> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ using postgres.bundle from JRuby
94606 [yvon.thorava] I'd like using postgres.bundle from JRuby

^ RubyInstaller (Windows) and SQLite
94607 [greg brondo.] Anyone know what I need to to do to have the DBI/DBD working for SQLite

^ Borges app registration: mystery solved
94611 [ jimm io.com] I think I understand what's happening with the out-of-the-box Borges examples.
94685 [drbrain segm] ples.

^ [ANN] RedCloth 2.0.2 -- A Textile Humane Web Text Generator
94612 [ruby-talk wh] RedCloth 2.0.2.  To upgrade: raa-install -i redcloth

^ Self-extracting archives.
94613 [dcarrera mat] This is a question for people who distribute Ruby programs to folks
+ 94614 [cribbsj oakw] Go to the RAA and grab rubyscript2exe.  It is great!  If you compress
| + 94615 [aredridel nb] Try NullSoft installer.
| | + 94619 [jamesUNDERBA] Really quite a nice tool.  The HM NIS editor helps a lot, too.
| | + 94620 [rc vaccapern] Or Inno installer.
| + 94617 [kgergely mcl] Can I do the same with ruby-gtk? (The answer is no, I'm afraid :(
|   94623 [cribbsj oakw] You are right, it's not as easy with ruby-gtk.  You can get fairly close
+ 94616 [chrismo clab] see http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?DistributeARubyAppInASingleExecutable

^ Non-funny jokes :-< (Re: unsubscribe)
94622 [ jupp gmx.de] Delivering false message delivery problem reports on a mailing list
94630 [bob.news gmx] "Josef 'Jupp' SCHUGT" <jupp@gmx.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ eRuby installation on Windows server
94625 [tmswayze jun] I'm quite new in the Ruby field and I'm trying to configure our server

^ Re: I know I am beginning to sound whiney...  but I need help  :/
94628 [candiazoo co] YaHOOOOOO!  The dir_config did it.  Thank you all!

^ Compiling Ruby source to binary via JRuby and gcj - anyone tried it?
94629 [im_not_givin] Just wondering (before I try it:)
+ 94633 [im_not_givin] Oh sorry: I misunderstood the purpose of JRuby: I thought it compiled
| 94640 [ndrsbngtssn ] Yeah, but the difference isn't really that big. Most of the code in
+ 94636 [ndrsbngtssn ] I think you'll be a little disappointed to find that JRuby doesn't

^ Why there is no Continuation.new ?
94631 [surrender_it] I'm trying to get a grip on continuations.
+ 94639 [angus quovad] [gabriele renzi <surrender_it@rc1.vip.ukl.yahoo.com>, 2004-03-10 09.14 CET]
| 94641 [surrender_it] I understand hat callcc calls the block passing the continuation to
| 94644 [angus quovad] [gabriele renzi <surrender_it@rc1.vip.ukl.yahoo.com>, 2004-03-10 13.34 CET]
+ 94643 [matz ruby-la] There's no consensus that where the continuation should point when
+ 94654 [bg-rubytalk ] I wanted a Continuation.new and a Continuation.run.  It made sense to me
+ 94671 [avi beta4.co] For what it's worth, in Smalltalk I use the equivalent of
+ 94681 [flgr ccan.de] Moin!

^ Dir::glob with a block
94632 [ian caliban.] Dir.glob( string, [flags] ) => array
94657 [ahoward fatt] running on a directory with 100,000 files - which we do alot.  the
94668 [ian caliban.] Good point. It seems, then, that this behaviour should be selectable.
94696 [botp delmont] but what is Dir#each ?

^ Re: raa-install problem (Was: [ANN] RedCloth 2.0.2 -- A Textile Humane Web Text Generator)
94634 [nomail here.] raa-install threw up the following for me. don't think it has got
94759 [ruby-talk wh] yes, this is an incompatibility between 1.8 and raa-install.  try the
94776 [nomail here.] It works without a hitch now. Will check out the cloth in detail, thank

^ bug in fileutils.rb
94635 [chris chello] it seems that i found a bug in fileutils with symbolic.links
94645 [aamine lover] Thank you very much.

^ Re: :glob with a block
94637 [botp delmont] Well I've never used that form before (nuby here) but thank you for the info

^ require is excluding too much
94646 [neoneye adsl] Is this a bug?
94647 [shasckaw sky] When requiring a module twice, it is probable that ruby just use its
94648 [neoneye adsl] It seems so.
+ 94649 [oelkers zrz.] The alternative is to use 'load' instead of 'require' which forces the interpreter to reload
| 94651 [neoneye adsl] I am also aware of 'load'.. my intension with the piece of code I posted,
+ 94658 [bob.news gmx] "Simon Strandgaard" <neoneye@adslhome.dk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
  94716 [neoneye adsl] rescue OutofwordsError => e

^ ruby-dev summary 23108-23174
94650 [ko1 namikila] This is "ruby-dev summary" of last week: 23108-23174.

^ ruby power tools
94653 [shasckaw sky] Has anybody already thought about a project like "Perl Power Tools" but
+ 94655 [surrender_it] from time to time people suggest it, togheter with a rubyshell.
| 94656 [neoneye adsl] A rubyshell would be nice to have.
| 94659 [bob.news gmx] "Simon Strandgaard" <neoneye@adslhome.dk> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| 94661 [happy user.c] and do
+ 94693 [djberg96 hot] Not standalone tools, mind you, but I did implement a few "power tool"

^ ORE v0.1 codename "Man titties" released!
94660 [bighead user] Hey all
94667 [surrender_it] my hard drive is dying, so this may be my issue. but is it possible
94669 [bighead user] Hey

^ Re: ORE v0.1 codename ...
94662 [michael_s_ca] 11:30am EST
94665 [jamesUNDERBA] Besides, I think the technical term is "moobs."
94666 [michael_s_ca] offended
94670 [bighead user] Hmm

^ using Oniguruma with Ruby 1.8.1
94663 [intc_ctor ya] We're planning to use Ruby in a commercial setting where licensing

^ Rite - class variables still shared?
94664 [childNOSPAM ] Does anyone know whether in Rite class variables will still be
94692 [matz ruby-la] No, you don't have to.  Ruby2 class variables will be private to the
+ 94712 [surrender_it] so we won't see the uber-ugly @_vars ?
| 94713 [matz ruby-la] It's different story.  I'm only saying the scope of @@variable will be
+ 94715 [childNOSPAM ] Thanks, Matz - glad to hear that. Don't allow anyone to change your

^ saving array
94672 [mopthisandth] After I do bunch of computations and create a huge array with bunch of
+ 94673 [hal9000 hype] There are numerous ways. You might use Marshal, for instance.
+ 94674 [vjoel PATH.B] array = ...
| 94675 [vjoel PATH.B] ^^^ should be "rb" (it matters on windows)
+ 94676 [surrender_it] $irb
| 94721 [bob.news gmx] "gabriele renzi" <surrender_it@remove.yahoo.it> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 94754 [mopthisandth] Thank you for the responses. But I forgot to mention one thing. My
| + 94755 [bighead user] Hmm is narray.rb part of ruby-1.8.x? or a separate package? I'm guessing
| | 94804 [mopthisandth] Sorry. NArray is not a standard package. I got it from
| + 94756 [gavin refine] Er, how about you please provide US with what you are doing, what
| | 94757 [vjoel PATH.B] IIRC there is a similar problem with rbtree.
| + 94768 [nahi keynaut] When the object not a sparse array,
+ 94762 [dhtapp cox.n] An instance of PStore, maybe?
  94833 [mopthisandth] I tried, but it did not seem to work either...
  94838 [ruby-talk wh] Here's one way to do it in YAML.  Hopefully we can make this simpler in

^ Novice question, tranlate awk code to ruby code
94677 [hcaste fceia] I'm a novice ruby user, but ancient user in Linux world. We assume
+ 94683 [neoneye adsl] Of cause this could be simplified a lot.. but here is a
+ 94684 [gsinclair so] # times.rb
+ 94687 [shanko_date ] This may not match the terseness of the awk script and
+ 94697 [chad chadfow] cat foo.dat |ruby -ane 'puts $F[0].to_i * $F[1].to_i'
| + 94699 [botp delmont] cool tip. thank you very much.
| + 94724 [bob.news gmx] "Chad Fowler" <chad@chadfowler.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
| + 94727 [hcaste fceia] Thanks, that is I looked for
|   94730 [michael_s_ca] assume
+ 94749 [ jupp gmx.de] First some remark on the above command line: It is unnecessarily

^ Manual on line
94678 [hcaste fceia] Excuse me if my question is very trivial, but, where are there
+ 94679 [gsinclair so] Cheers,
+ 94680 [surrender_it] look at ruby-doc.org, rubycentral.com, and the wiki at

^ Possibility of 2nd edition of _The Ruby Way_
94686 [hal9000 hype] There is some discussion about a second edition of _The Ruby Way_.
+ 94689 [rasputnik he] A YAML section would be good too.
| 94690 [ahoward fatt] i second that
| + 94691 [rt alum.wpi.] - ruby/dl ?
| | 94694 [ian caliban.] That's a great list. 1.8 has so many literally obscure modules, because
| + 94698 [jamesUNDERBA] Yes.  A section on preparing your code for distribution would be very
|   94700 [jason jvoege] An expanded version of this would make a great Wiki entry.  Would you (or
|   + 94701 [botp delmont] trw stopped on introducing 1.8; why not discussed it (and 1.9) fully now so
|   + 94709 [rasputnik he] RubyBaby mentioned a tutorials site - is it worth making a new category
+ 94705 [lists zara.6] As many have said: YAML. This is one of Ruby's strength since of all the
| 94706 [cc1 cec.wust] I don't think potential updates is something that makes sense in a
+ 94707 [curt hibbs.c] How about something on mkmf and how to write extconf.rb files.
| 94708 [ruby hitmedi] I *loved* The Ruby Way book, and am excited for an update.
| 94711 [vjoel PATH.B] ...
+ 94714 [frido q-soft] More about Windows automation would be helpful IMHO. I know real
+ 94723 [Stephan.Kaem] That would be really good news.
+ 94799 [roberto REMO] [courtesy cc of this posting sent to cited author via email]

^ Failed to allocate memory error
94695 [batkins57 my] failed to allocate memory

^ Ruby Grammar
94702 [jharley sc.r] How does one obtain the official Ruby grammar?
94703 [cc1 cec.wust] parse.y from the source is the official grammar.  Someone should prolly
94731 [jharley sc.r] I was afraid of that.  You know, there did have to be a ruby.g file at
94732 [surrender_it] take a look in the samples/ ruby directory. then take exyacc.rb and
94781 [jharley sc.r] Thank you.  I guess you figured I hadn't looked in the samples directory...
95191 [spam deck.dk] While you are looking into ruby grammar, could you (or anyone else) be

^ A few questions about Ruby/DL
94704 [rt alum.wpi.] I've had quite good luck using Ruby/DL to wrap a shared library, but
94738 [happy user.c] You don't have to free memory yourself. With Ruby/DL you are dealing
94740 [rt alum.wpi.] Okay, but it looks like by default PtrData#free is nil, right?  Do I
94741 [happy user.c] Yes, you're right. I should have used DL.malloc instead of
94742 [ksibilev bel] Oops, I meant
94746 [rt alum.wpi.] Ah, excellent.  Thanks for the help!

^ RSS and Rublog, XML parsing error
94710 [rob_m_mckinn] Another Rublog/Apache problem, extra characters are leaking into my
94745 [chad chadfow] # Another Rublog/Apache problem, extra characters are leaking into my
94752 [dave pragpro] No - it was causing problems with some browser or other. I can add it

^ Regular Expression for D(elimiter) Separated Values  File
94717 [npoly_iki ya] I thought I could parse a dsv file with say a ';' delimiter
+ 94719 [surrender_it] didn't read with attention, but why not just using csv.rb from the
+ 94722 [bob.news gmx] "Iki" <npoly_iki@yahoo.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 94758 [wkb airmail.] Iki,
  94770 [gavin refine] To be pedantic - not in /Ruby's current implementation of/ regular