On Jan 13, 2011, at 07:24 , Tanaka Akira wrote:

> Apart from that, I'm afraid startup cost.

Not being able to upgrade is a far bigger problem than startup cost.

We can address any remaining startup costs in rubygems directly. But if =
users can't upgrade, none of this matters. The current rubygems in trunk =
is broken. The biggest part of that is gem_prelude. I'm addressing =
breakage before I address fear.