Suggestion: If an announcement like this contained
a sentence or two telling me what nitro is, I'd
have some idea whether I wanted to google it or
traverse the rubyforge link in hopes of finding some
documentation.

gabriele renzi wrote:
> (forwarding from nitro's list)
> 
> 
> Nitro version 0.31 is a maintenance release, mostly aimed at fixing 
> small things in 0.30 release.
> 
> The release is mostly due to the great work of Bryan Soto at integrating 
> patches from the community and to the nicety of darcs :)
> 
> 
> ** Changes
> 
> = Og ==
> 
> * Increased size of ogtype field in single table inheritance tables to 
> 50 from 30.
> 
> * Made Og (Mysql) respect the port option when creating and dropping 
> databases.
> 
> * Added thread_safe to Og.setup options.
> 
> * Added #to_xml and #to_rexml method to Og managed objects.
> 
> == Nitro ==
> 
> * Mongrel adapter updated to work with latest versions of Mongrel.
> 
> * Fixed a long-standing bug where the template root wasn't determined
> correctly (would result in blank pages).
> 
> * Added sendfile support.
> 
> * helper/pager.rb: add option to set nav link titles
> 
> * Fixed strip_path support. When this setting is set to a path, it
> will be stripped from urls. Given,
> 
>   Router.strip_path = '/nitro-apps'
> 
> when the dispatcher gets a url like /nitro-apps/blog it will strip out
> /nitro-apps and resolve to the controller for /blog.
> 
> * Wee helper is removed.
> 
> * Updated Nitro start page with links to the examples.
> 
> == Glue ==
> 
> Bugfixes. Refactored taggable.rb and removed attribute in favor of
> Facets's cattr which was then replaced with settings.
> 
> ** Contributors
> Andrew Thompson
> Bill Kelly
> Fabian Buch
> Fang Sun
> Felix Wittmann
> Gabriele Renzi
> Guillaume Pierronnet
> James Britt
> Jan A. Lambert
> Matt Moriarity
> Michael Fellinger
> 
> ** Get it by running
> 
> # gem update -y nitro
> 
> or
> 
> # gem install -y nitro
> 
> Archives for manual installations and example apps (examples, spark
> and flare) are also available for download from
> 
> http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=418
>