On 2010/09/03 16:27, NARUSE, Yui wrote:

> We may have to do more explanation, it is Big Ruby-ism vs. Small Ruby-ism.
> Big Ruby-ism thinks that Ruby package should be all-in-one package for
> common use.
> Small Ruby-ism thinks that Ruby package should be as small as it can
> (bundle libs depended by RubyGems).

As far as I understand, to some extent the purpose of integrating 
rubygems into Ruby itself (which made Ruby considerably bigger) was 
actually to make it easier to have less bundled libraries (i.e. small Ruby).

Regards,   Martin.

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