>>> Quick question:  What package/gem installs the CodeStatistics object 
>>> used in the default Rails Rakefile?  Is this part of Rake?  Rails?  
>>> Something else?
>>
>> It resides in Railties. Here's a direct link:
>> http://dev.rubyonrails.com/file/trunk/railties/lib/code_statistics.rb
>
> Thanks much.

If you dig into it, I'd love to see it as a generic Rake task. Just 
like I would love to see Florian Gross' Rubyforge uploader as a Rake 
task :).
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