Rake seems to be used widely and extensively. Rails uses it pretty
extensively, as do quite a few of the tools I'm currently reviewing
for the purposes of another thread [1].

So what about Rant [2]? It's certainly not dead: latest release was on
November 17, 2006. And it is claimed to be more featureful than Rake
[3].

Where is Rant being used (if at all)?  Why does Rake seem to be the
overwhelming choice?

-Chris
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[1] http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Mail/Message/ruby-talk/3321852
[2] http://rant.rubyforge.org/
[3] http://rant.rubyforge.org/files/doc/rant_vs_rake_rdoc.html