96732-98391 subjects 97145-98656

^ Redcloth: are nested %span% allowed?
96980 [itsme213 hot] Should this show red / blue / red? i.e. should it handle nesting?

^ Problem with special characters like (german: umlaut)
96984 [dirk.einecke] print '
96986 [decoux moulo] How have you created this file ?
97005 [guslist free] Any documentation for iconv?

^ Re: Problem with special characters like ?ISO-8859-1?Q?_=28german=3A_umlaut=29?=
96987 [dirk.einecke] def writeMyFile(path,content)
96988 [decoux moulo] Well, if you are sure that it's encoded in UTF8
97012 [dirk.einecke] Thank you. Very much better now.

^ Re: Problem with special characters like =?iso-8859-15?Q?=FC=F6=E4?= (german: umlaut)
96990 [usenet andre] Or better: use iconv.
97007 [usenet andre] ruby-iconv is very poorly documented

^ Ruby 1.8.1. RegExp documentation?
97001 [viktor.zacek] Greetings!
97003 [decoux moulo] Change
97004 [viktor.zacek] Great!

^ win32api find display size
97008 [michael hale] ...
+ 97010 [ajm nb.sympa] Try the following code using the system module below
+ 97027 [dooby d10.ka] require 'Win32API'
+ 97048 [nathaniel ta] Your message showed up as all blank for me... which I've found my
  97056 [michael hale] Thanks Nathaniel.  Your code works perfectly, even inside exerb!

^ error catching question:
97013 [greg brondo.] I have some code that checks a pop3 email box for me.  It is wrapped in a
+ 97014 [martin zsdfh] rescue by itself only catches StandardError and derivatives I think..
| 97016 [greg brondo.] Thanks!
+ 97015 [walter mwsew] I believe if you write a rescue clause with no Exception listed, the

^ =?ISO-8859-15?Q?Re=3A_Problem_with_special_characters_?= =?ISO-8859-15?Q?like___=FC=F6=E4_=28german=3A_umlaut=29?=
97017 [dirk.einecke] That's not working in my example and I don't know how. Well - unpack and

^ Escaped characters
97018 [rubytuzdayz ] I'd like to add record to mysql db but it has quote('), double-quote("), and
97021 [jim weirichh] Are you using DBI?  If so, then form your SQL queries with "?"
97052 [bob.news gmx] "Jim Weirich" <jim@weirichhouse.org> schrieb im Newsbeitrag

^ global variable and dynamic binding: question
97019 [itsme213 hot] I am working on some code for dynamic binding in Ruby.
97051 [bob.news gmx] "Its Me" <itsme213@hotmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
97053 [vjoel PATH.B] Would it help to hack together an object that has attrs corresponding to
97068 [itsme213 hot] This would require all references to those global vars to change (to

^ test / unit question:  facility to mark some tests as "missing" or "incomplete"
97020 [itsme213 hot] I often find myself with some unit tests that run, and several more test
97022 [jim weirichh] Sometimes when I wish to disable a test for a bit, I will change the name
+ 97038 [neoneye adsl] I also uses 'x' prefix to identify disabled testcases ;-)
+ 97193 [Bil.Kleb NAS] Small world: That is /exactly/ the same method we use.
  97239 [timsuth ihug] Me too :)
  97252 [neoneye adsl] There is also times where tests cannot be complete for some reason.

^ Ruby / Irb / Emacs
97024 [mlipper US-A] Hey everybody,
97026 [g_ogata optu] Seen this?
97028 [mlipper US-A] Yes, I have and I see that some of these customizations can be used.

^ Two different results for Module.nesting
97029 [marick testi] module M1
+ 97037 [neoneye adsl] Quoted form RI
+ 97044 [ruby-talk wh] It's returning the proper nesting.  But as you haven't opened each of
  97047 [chad chadfow] This strikes me as being a bit unintuitive, though I don't ever really
  + 97049 [dblack wobbl] irb(main):001:0> module A; X=1; module B; p X; end; end
  + 97058 [marick testi] It seems unintuitive to me as well. I thought it would tell me about
    97066 [vjoel PATH.B] I guess the value returned by #nesting has to be lexically determined
    97074 [chr_mail gmx] Here is another scriptlet demonstrating your point
    97121 [george.marro] Thanks for the very clear demonstration Christoph!

^ FXRuby: overload FXSlider
97030 [martinankerl] I want to create a custom control which changes the background color
+ 97045 [daniels pron] In regards to connect() and multiple handlers, have a look at some
| 97046 [daniels pron] You may also be able to overwrite the onUpdateCmd method - that's
+ 97057 [lyle knology] By "whenever an update happens", I assume you mean "whenever the
  97076 [elmartinos e] using connect(), or is there another way?
  97097 [lyle knology] No, you'd need to use the FXMAPFUNC() method to intercept those messages
  97111 [elmartinos e] Thanks!

^ ANN: SVG::Graph 0.3.0
97034 [ser germane-] This is to announce a new project, SVG::Graph.  SVG::Graph is a
97039 [flgr ccan.de] Moin!

^ ANN: SVG::Graph 0.3.1
97041 [ser germane-] I usually don't post minor release announcements, but although the

^ keys and openssl
97050 [jgb3 email.b] I may be barking up the wrong tree altogether, but I'm trying to

^ openssl ciphers
97060 [jgb3 email.b] This is just an update on my last message. I managed to figure out how
97107 [nahi keynaut] There seems nothing wrong with your sample.
97209 [heron jpl.na] I'm a relatively new user, trying to build an app that
+ 97233 [decoux moulo] Well, probably I've not understood but you don't want this ?
| 97283 [heron jpl.na] Thank you for the quick response.
+ 97276 [sroberts cer] If its an extra block long, is it possible the APIs you use accept

^ embedded code construct a la perl
97062 [vince.forget] Is it possible to use embedded-code constructs in ruby regexp?
97112 [bob.news gmx] "Vince Forgetta" <vince.forgetta@staff.mcgill.ca> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
97132 [vince.forget] I want to find all nested pattern matches in a string, and execute some
97136 [bob.news gmx] "Vince Forgetta" <vince.forgetta@staff.mcgill.ca> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
97137 [vince.forget] Thank you.

^ ANN: Alexandria 0.1.1
97069 [lrz gnome.or] Alexandria is a GNOME application to help you manage your book
+ 97071 [hal9000 hype] Wow, that is so cool. That saves me from having to write my own
| + 97073 [lrz gnome.or] Thank you, I'm glad you like it.
| + 97081 [rasputnik he] "Human Interface Guidelines" -
+ 97130 [swedberg211 ] I got the following crash (below).  I don't have time right now, but
| 97140 [mutoh highwa] Your Ruby-GNOME2 seems old(Is it Ruby-GNOME2 0.6.0?).
+ 97202 [ian caliban.] A very nice program.
  97275 [lrz gnome.or] Thank you :)

^ ruby-devel
97070 [nospam4.me o] I am trying to install FXRuby-1.0.28 which tells me it can't find Ruby's
+ 97075 [surrender_it] does not "urpme ruby" work for you?
| + 97080 [surrender_it] err... obviously meant 'urpmi ruby'
| + 97084 [nospam4.me o] installing ruby-devel-1.8.0-7mdk.i586.rpm
+ 97289 [nospam4.me o] Perhaps I should have addressed this issue on a Mandrake forum.  I

^ ANN: SVG::Graph 0.4.0
97072 [ser germane-] Yo,

^ [ANN] Instiki 0.5.0: Getting Serious
97077 [david loudth] What's new in Instiki 0.5.0?
+ 97078 [rt alum.wpi.] Excellent...but...
| + 97079 [rt alum.wpi.] Nevermind, I read the posting more carefully, and noticed that I had
| + 97182 [dejaspam bat] Is there any other way to make Wiki links aside from using CamelType?
|   97216 [assaph avaya] Edit the regexp in the Page#wiki_words method in
+ 97104 [jim freeze.o] I have installed insticki.0.3.1 on Sun in our office and run
| 97156 [ptkwt aracne] Because you're using Windows? -ba-dum-bum- ;-)
+ 97124 [jbshaldane h] plemented on this machine (NotImplementedError)
  97128 [curt hibbs.c] I was just about to install 0.5.0, but I'm I would run into the same

^ FAQ suggestion (Was: win32api find display size)
97082 [ jupp gmx.de] Don't write subject-only mails. Ask your question in the mail body.

^ New Ruby questions...
97083 [jma NOSPAM.m] I've just started Ruby a couple days ago (man this is cool). Coming from
+ 97085 [john.platte ] The @ prefix marks an instance variable, which is global to the
| 97087 [jma NOSPAM.m] Thanks! Feel better already ;)
+ 97086 [vjoel PATH.B] Is this what you want to do?
+ 97088 [armin xss.de] register =~ /(r\d{2,})/
| 97113 [bob.news gmx] "Armin Roehrl" <armin@xss.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 97089 [neoneye adsl] sounds interesting... BTW: are you to follow test-first paradigm?
| 97161 [jma NOSPAM.m] Hehe, of course.
| 97172 [discord mac.] x is just a plain local variable; it is inaccessible outside the
+ 97091 [ahoward fatt] welcome aboard.
+ 97092 [billk cts.co] 26952 DUP 255 AND EMIT 256 / EMIT     ( :-)
+ 97093 [discord mac.] welcome! :)
+ 97094 [cyclists nc.] Try this regexp instead: /r\d+/
+ 97096 [ptkwt aracne] Welcome.  So how did you find out about Ruby?
  97098 [daniels pron] That doesn't work if the register is at the EOF (is that important?).
  97106 [discord mac.] oops :) nice catch; \D will consume the character it matches, \b is

^ ruby pty/expect help
97095 [Ara.T.Howard] i've been up for a really long time, so perhaps i'm missing something silly,
97117 [decoux moulo] You must read its output
97152 [ahoward fatt] thanks guy - what exactly do you mean?  there's only one thing to read, and
+ 97153 [decoux moulo] Without the read it don't give an error and don't generate the id_rsa
| 97158 [ahoward fatt] guy-
+ 97206 [nobu.nokada ] Because the watchdog thread created by PTY.spawn signals the
  97212 [ahoward fatt] perhaps a handle on an object which can be 'closed' could be returned instead
  97220 [nobu.nokada ] Yes, I've thought about same strategy for open3.
  97223 [ahoward fatt] have you seen my session-2.1.6 package which wraps open3 in this way?  it is

^ Interesting Scoping Rules
97101 [cc1 cec.wust] val = "fem"
+ 97103 [dblack wobbl] My explanation is kind of circular, I guess: those variables are out
+ 97122 [rasputnik he] Take this with a pinch of salt, I am on my first cup of caffeine
  97146 [cc1 cec.wust] It's not so much that it hasn't gone out of scope here, so much as it is
  97149 [dblack wobbl] I think it's generally true that local variable scope changes every
  97160 [cc1 cec.wust] class A
  + 97162 [decoux moulo] try this :-)
  | 97181 [cc1 cec.wust] Right but the whole reasoning for doing something like that would be to
  + 97183 [djd15 po.cwr] This example, at least, makes sense to me.
    97196 [rasputnik he] Can I just throw in a link to http://www.visibleworkings.com/little-ruby/

^ ANN: SVG::Graph 0.5.1
97102 [ser germane-] Whelp, that's it.
97105 [harryo qiqso] When I install from the .tgz (on Windows 2000, running 1.8.1) and try an example from the documentation, I get ...
+ 97114 [surrender_it] I believe that file existed in older versions,  but sean is becoming a
+ 97456 [ser germane-] That example is from the Graph class, and is an example of how you

^ locale/tk/ruby and indian deadlines [slightly OT]
97108 [Ara.T.Howard] rtk'rs-

^ New Local Variable Scope rule
97109 [sdate everes] In one of Matz's slides at RubyConf ,
97115 [bob.news gmx] "Shashank Date" <sdate@everestkc.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
97119 [dblack wobbl] OK, OK...  def ary; [1,2,3]; end  :-)
97120 [decoux moulo] What you have written is similar to
+ 97125 [dblack wobbl] OK... but what will the decision be, for 'c'?  Why would it be any
| + 97126 [decoux moulo] Well, write your example like this
| + 97129 [bob.news gmx] "David Alan Black" <dblack@wobblini.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   + 97131 [decoux moulo] Well, it will just give
|   | 97135 [bob.news gmx] "ts" <decoux@moulon.inra.fr> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
|   + 97229 [dblack wobbl] Right -- see my wording above ("c is created at compile time in the
|     97251 [gsinclair so] I wish someone would summarize them.  The inevitable difficulty of
|     97287 [discord mac.] I agree... I can't help but think that these things could be simplified
+ 97228 [dblack wobbl] I'm really answering two of your posts, sort of -- this one, and the
  97230 [decoux moulo] You want to say that this will give an error
  97237 [dblack wobbl] Yes, that's my interpretation.  The other possibility, I think, is
  97238 [decoux moulo] Well, this is what I've trying to say
  97242 [dblack wobbl] I guess I've been trying to have it be something else because I
  + 97243 [decoux moulo] Well, if I've well understtod you still have the possibility to write
  | 97249 [dblack wobbl] I admit I'm confused by this.  Is 'local' being introduced?  And if
  | 97250 [decoux moulo] [ruby-talk:63199]
  | 97415 [dblack wobbl] Every code block will work (I assume!) like every other code block.
  | 97425 [decoux moulo] Well, actually this is at compile time that ruby make the difference
  | 97450 [dblack wobbl] That's my understanding too (see above).  I'm just not entirely
  | + 97468 [cc1 cec.wust] Feels awk-ish to me, the way you have to declare local variables by
  | + 97497 [decoux moulo] or like this
  |   97504 [dblack wobbl] Is a 'local' keyword being introduced in 2.0?  I can't find mention of
  |   + 97506 [decoux moulo] [ruby-talk:97250] which give reference to [ruby-talk:63199] :-)
  |   + 97522 [jim weirichh] All local would be is ...
  |     97528 [dagbrown LAR] Hrmm.  Not QUITE.  It complained at me when I tried that.
  |     97539 [batsman.geo ] [ruby-talk:64791]
  + 97254 [bob.news gmx] "David Alan Black" <dblack@wobblini.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    97255 [decoux moulo] because ruby don't need to execute a block to see local variables :-)
    97267 [shanko_date ] Yes, that is one thing I think I had understood. So I

^ Can I make multiline list item in FXList?
97110 [robo mars.co] In FXRuby, is it possible to make a list, and each list item being more than
97133 [lyle knology] No, the list items can't be multiple lines long (although you might

^ include? needs parentheses?
97116 [gsinclair so] I find this kind of odd.
97118 [bob.news gmx] "Gavin Sinclair" <gsinclair@soyabean.com.au> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
97123 [nobu.nokada ] You're correct, and Gavin may be also.
97164 [matz ruby-la] The basic rule was "when you use return values from method calls, use
+ 97176 [itsme213 hot] Is the "no space before parenthesis" warning something that might be
| 97184 [djd15 po.cwr] ...
+ 97207 [nobu.nokada ] Understood.  Then, the messages shouldn't be so?
  + 97245 [emmanuel.tou] yes, that'd help the messages to be much less "try and fix" if people
  + 97868 [matz ruby-la] What would be a suitable message?  Or is omitting parentheses better

^ NEW trial (RC?) version of Ruby/Tk
97127 [nagai ai.kyu] I release the new trial (RC?) version.
97143 [nagai ai.kyu] I'm very sorry. It's cannot be compiled with Tcl/Tk8.0.

^ [ANN] BlueCloth: a Markdown implementation for Ruby
97134 [ged FaerieMU] I just wanted to announce the initial (alpha) release of a Ruby
+ 97138 [web jimmoy.c] Nice, I'd just run upon Markdown a few days ago and immediately wondered
| + 97148 [ged FaerieMU] Yes. I'm actually doing so for a local Instiki I've been playing around
| | + 97167 [curt hibbs.c] Please do!
| | + 97205 [chad chadfow] It works very nicely with RubLog too!  Nice simple stuff!
| | + 97232 [david loudth] Oh, please do. Florian Gloss contributed proper getopts support, which
| |   97241 [flgr ccan.de] Should be quite easy to do: The only line referencing RedCloth is in
| |   97263 [david loudth] Yearh, definitely. I think it could be pretty cool to have RDoc syntax
| + 97155 [aredridel nb] You, too, eh?
+ 97150 [surrender_it] lovely, thanks for this. I just noticed this project on rubyforge and
| 97154 [ruby-talk wh] agreed.  hilarious, m.g.!
+ 97199 [ng johnwlong] Wow! I was working on my own translation. And I had wanted to make it work
  97203 [ged FaerieMU] It's already complete implementation-wise, as far as I know, but it

^ Sort Excel spreadsheet with Ruby?
97139 [MoranCM nava] Has anyone successfully used Ruby to sort an Excel spreadsheet?  It has been
+ 97141 [news stud.nt] Is Sort expecting a Hash argument?
+ 97163 [shanko_date ] No ... and for a reason I will soon  come to ;-)
+ 97171 [aero6dof yah] rng = sheet.Cells.Range("A:B") # or some other range
+ 97204 [jamesvtoomey] xlAscending, xlNo, xlTopToBottom
| 97244 [MoranCM nava] Thanks to shanko, alan, and james for responding with enough insight to get
+ 97434 [sdate everes] One ugly work around would be to define a Macro (say SortMacro) in the

^ New HTML Toolkit Idea
97142 [dejaspam bat] I was thinking today about how much I hate writing scripts to generate
+ 97144 [bob.news gmx] "Bill Atkins" <dejaspam@batkins.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
+ 97151 [surrender_it] this is *much* like CGI.rb.
+ 97168 [eule space.c] HTML generation in Borges (http://borges.rubyforge.org) works much that
+ 97339 [roberto REMO] I know these methods of wrapping HTML tags into classes/objects is "en
  97343 [eule space.c] I find that these separations add invariably a lot of complexity to the
  97348 [roberto REMO] I'd the minimum is to separate HTML from the code and going through
  97350 [eule space.c] Using the term minimum like that, you have to define what for. If I
  97362 [itsme213 hot] Would that be typo3?
  + 97371 [drbrain segm] me
  + 97443 [eule space.c] No, its not. The thing I am talking about is called 'obtree', is not