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backus (John Backus)

  • Registered on: 12/16/2015
  • Last connection: 04/13/2017

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03/27/2017

05:49 AM Ruby trunk Bug #13369 (Closed): TracePoint gives incorrect `return_value` after rescuing error when using `r...
In the following example
```ruby
class Foo
MyError = Class.new(StandardError)
def example1
norf
r...

12/15/2016

10:05 PM Ruby trunk Feature #6647: Exceptions raised in threads should be logged
Shyouhei Urabe wrote:
> We looked at this issue at developer meeting today and John's proposal sounded reasonable. ...

09/22/2016

07:24 AM Ruby trunk Bug #10290: segfault when calling a lambda recursively after rescuing SystemStackError
Nobuyoshi Nakada wrote:
> It causes `SystemStackError` as expected, with ruby 2.3.
No it definitely segfaults for...

09/19/2016

07:48 AM Ruby trunk Bug #10290: segfault when calling a lambda recursively after rescuing SystemStackError
Any update on this issue? I ran into this bug yesterday and spent hours investigating the source of the segfault. Her...

07/22/2016

08:22 PM Ruby trunk Bug #12285: Date.iso8601 does not properly handle partial date strings
Victor Shepelev wrote:
> > Date is not maintained now. We can not answer your concern.
>
> What does this mean? D...

07/21/2016

12:06 AM Ruby trunk Bug #12285: Date.iso8601 does not properly handle partial date strings
Could anyone tell me who to talk to find out if this issue is a WONTFIX? I have only reported a few things on this bu...

07/19/2016

01:16 AM Ruby trunk Feature #12596 (Closed): Add Pathname#empty? to be consistent with Dir.empty? and File.empty?
#9969 and #10121 introduced `Dir.empty?` and `File.empty?`. It would be very useful if `Pathname` had an instance met...

07/18/2016

06:27 AM Ruby trunk Feature #6647: Exceptions raised in threads should be logged
Akira Tanaka wrote:
> It seems true-by-default and report-on-GC needs more discussion.
I'm not sure how helpful m...
04:01 AM Ruby trunk Feature #10121: Dir.empty?
I commented this on #9969 as well. Given that `Dir.empty?` is being introduced I think it would be helpful to also in...
03:56 AM Ruby trunk Feature #9969: Add File.empty? as alias to File.zero?
For the sake of consistency could you also add `Pathname#empty?`. Alternatively maybe add both `Pathname#empty_file?`...

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