On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 10:54 AM, NAKAMURA, Hiroshi <nakahiro / gmail.com> wrote:
> All the failed tests are for StringIO, right?

Yes.

> Then we are free to fix
> StringIO behavior as well as 1.9 which is consistent with generic IO.

Yeah, fixing the specs is not a problem. But we need the clear
statement from ruby-core, is the current MRI 1.8.* behavior for
StringIO considered a bug and needs to be fixed, or is it considered a
feature (albeit a bit inconsistent with the standard IO behavior).

Thanks,
  --Vladimir