sorry, wrong thread.

On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 3:52 AM, Ryan Davis <ryand-ruby / zenspider.com> wrote:
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> On Sep 9, 2010, at 17:15 , NARUSE, Yui wrote:
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>> 2010/9/10 James Cox <james / imaj.es>:
>>> As an alternate approach:
>>>
>>> what would the problem be to start shipping a minimal version of ruby,
>>> from the next release, with everything except stdlib, which is
>>> replaced with a gem distribution? Then we can promote it (with an
>>> appropriate fallback to support the fully bundled version for
>>> environments which need it).
>>>
>>> We have the wonderful rake, so I can't imagine it would be much more
>>> difficult to extend our build system to handle the minimal version.
>>>
>>> At least this might allow us to break the deadlock and see if people
>>> would be willing to switch to a simpler, clean version of ruby which
>>> ships without monkey-patches and hacks to make libraries work -
>>> allowing us to have a nice clean base to start adding libraries to?
>>
>> This breaks compatibility; it's why REXML is needed.
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> How?
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