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04/08/2014

05:20 AM Ruby master Bug #9714 (Rejected): Ruby configured to call OpenSSL engine API when it shouldn't
### (This issue is NOT related to the Heartbleed vulnerability.)
There is an issue compiling under OSX where syste...
steakknife (Barry Allard)

04/08/2013

07:00 AM Ruby master Feature #8232: Rudiments of abstract algebra in Ruby
MRI built-in numeric types are implemented in C, which means they are difficult to modify at runtime. Subclassing wo... steakknife (Barry Allard)
05:33 AM Ruby master Feature #8181: New flag for strftime that supports adding ordinal suffixes to numbers
+1 for ActiveSupport
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/165170/in-ruby-on-rails-how-do-i-format-a-date-with-the-th...
steakknife (Barry Allard)
05:22 AM Ruby master Bug #8067: Checking a network connection in a loop never succeeds even if the connection is available.
Modified a bit for interactive looping:
#!/usr/bin/env ruby
require 'net/http'
loop do
sleep 1
begin
...
steakknife (Barry Allard)

04/07/2013

08:27 PM Ruby master Feature #4270: Resolv does not handle UTF8 domain names.
For now, I've rolled up some code into a gem: resolv-idn
steakknife (Barry Allard)
05:39 PM Ruby master Feature #4270: Resolv does not handle UTF8 domain names.
That was a rough suggestion that works right now, it's definitely not perfect. It makes sense for someone to create ... steakknife (Barry Allard)
11:33 AM Ruby master Feature #4270: Resolv does not handle UTF8 domain names.
We've been using a monkey patch based on gnu libidn's functions for rfcs 3490, 3491 & 3492.
Here's an extract of the...
steakknife (Barry Allard)

03/06/2012

12:09 AM Ruby master Bug #6067: Conditional assignment of a nested constant raises a SyntaxError
One would think it would evaluate similar to:
(A::X = 1 if ! defined? A::X or A::X.nil? ; A::X)
For compariso...
steakknife (Barry Allard)

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