why the lucky stiff wrote:
> Hello all you mangy listdwellers.  A new Syck is out.  Thanks to
> everyone who ran the unit tests and sent feedback on the last
release.
> Things are moving!
>
> ** FOR THE ADVENTUROUS -- FOR TESTING ODYSSEYS ONLY **
>
> Syck is the codename for the YAML processor which comes with Ruby.
> Coded in C with preliminary extensions in Python and PHP.
>
> Get Syck: http://whytheluckystiff/syck/
>
> ---
>
> Of interest, Tim Parkin (the current maintainer of PyYaml) has been
> investing time into a better Python extension for Syck, coded with
the
> help of Pyrex.  He's seeing great results!  I'm working to get this
> extension out in Syck 0.52!
>
> Should development continue at this speed, expect the complete new
YAML
> module to be checked into Ruby CVS in the first week of March.
Faster
> YAML, easier to use and to customize, devoid of buffering problems
that
> plagues the current YAML module.
>
> _why

Are we supposed to build our own configure script now?  Release 0.50
came with one.  Release 0.51 does not.

May I also suggest a toplevel MANIFEST file?

Regards,

Dan