Well done, top work, congratulations.

> One Question which David brought up: I could re-feed the postings which
> got lost because of the header-bug to the rubygate so they would
> (at least I hope so!) finally appear on the newgroup, is there a general
> need for that?

I would vote yes on this. Google does index ruby-talk at
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/ruby/ruby-talk/, but, as has been mentioned,
there are advantages to the newsgroup mode.

Cheers,
Dave