On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Dave Thomas wrote:

# >
# >   * need
# >   * maturity
# >   * maintainer
# >
# 
# I'd like to propose two more criteria.
# 
# 1. Nothing new gets added without complete documentation
# 2. For every library that gets added, another existing library should 
# be removed (using deprecation initially, but actually removed 
# eventually).
# 
# If we have a problem with Ruby right now, it's that we're bulking up 
# with code that no one knows exists/how to use.


Very much agreed.  I would add "decent set of unit tests" to the list.

Chad