Reading:
  http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2006/10/26/rubyconf-2006-recap/

If Ruby 1.9+ won't be released for over a year, can we backport a few
features? Most noteabley #instance_exec and the ability of a block to
take a &block argument --the lack of these exact a heavy toll on good
clean metacode.

Also, is it true RCRchive is to be no more?

Thanks,
T.