Hi,

At Fri, 10 Sep 2010 09:49:35 +0900,
Jeremy Evans wrote in [ruby-core:32269]:
> Is it required to use the same marshalling format, or just to recognize
> the existing one?

The former.  We had already had made severe mistake about
marshal-incompatibilities of Complex, Rational and Date, and
don't want to increase them anymore.  At least, the format must
not change in 1.9 series.

> I believe that either will mean requiring rational, but I'm willing to
> do that if it is necessary for acceptance.

Rational is built-in 1.9.

> > And we need tests in test-unit format, not in rspec.
> 
> If that is necessary for acceptance, I will rewrite the existing test
> suite in test-unit.  And Luis Lavena is correct that the current specs
> use mspec, since they are based on the rubyspecs.

Necessary.  MSpec is not bundled.

-- 
Nobu Nakada