Hi all,

I released Ruby 1.9.1-preview 1. You can download it from the following
locations.

This is a preview release of Ruby 1.9.1, which will be the first stable
version of Ruby 1.9 series. Try it early and have a experience of
modern, faster, with clearer syntax, multilingualized and much improved
Ruby world.

If you encounter a bug or a problem, please let us know it via the
official issue tracking system (http://redmine.ruby-lang.org ).

== Location
You can download the release from;
* ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.9/ruby-1.9.1-preview1.tar.bz2
   SIZE: 6169022 bytes
   MD5: 0d51dc949bb6b438ad4ebfabbb5f6754
   SHA256: dc39000537d7c7528ef26af8e1c3a6215b30b6c579c615eaec7013513410456a

* ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.9/ruby-1.9.1-preview1.tar.gz
   SIZE: 7409682 bytes
   MD5: 738f701532452fd5d36f5c155f3ba692
   SHA256: 99443bdae9f94ba7b08de187881f8cbee172379edf9c5fa85fc04c869150ff6d

* ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.9/ruby-1.9.1-preview1.zip
   SIZE: 8569116 bytes
   MD5: 5f68246246c4cd29d8a3b6b34b29b6ac
   SHA256: a6c3a7bf7ea83b595024764926353e08596a78e40c57ac58c568662e5e88df95

== New release schedule
The release schedule of Ruby 1.9.1 changed. The new schedule is,

 * 28 Oct, 2008: Ruby 1.9.1-preview1
    * Basically, the language features are frozen.
    * But most of standard libraries need more changes for
multilingualization.

 * 25 Nov, 2008: Ruby 1.9.1-preview2
    * shows improvements since the previous preview.

 * 25 Dec, 2008: Ruby 1.9.1 release candidate

     cool down phase ....

 * 25 Jan, 2009: Ruby 1.9.1

== Known error
"./configure && make && ./ruby -e 1" will fail and you need to "make
install" before running ruby at first.

This problem will be fixed by the preview 2.


Thanks
-- 
Yugui (Yuki Sonoda) <yugui / yugui.jp>
http://yugui.jp