>>   rm -rf /complete/path/to/my/rails/app
>
> quite honestly i think this shouldnt be there. why delete the
> directory? in the rare cases where its cool with the user to delete it,
> its better to let the user do that by hand.. no?

It's because it's just using the same Rake command as I were using 
myself to generate the "old" Rails distributions. Definitely in need of 
improvement. Will do. Soon. Yes.
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