On Sep 19, 2008, at 6:38 PM, Tony Strauss wrote:

> RDoc 2.2.0 now is available!

> * 5 Major Enhancements
>  * More extensive unit tests (special thanks to Chris Lowis for
> contributing
>    a test).
>  * Made ri twice as fast for the most common use case of displaying
>    information for a class or a fully-qualified method
>    (i.e., ri Array#flatten, after ri has created a cache the first  
> time
> that
>    it runs).
>  * Made ri many times faster when searching for an unqualified method
> (i.e.,
>    ri read, again after the first such search has populated ri's  
> cache)
>  * Changed ri to do regular expression searches for unqualified
> methods;
>    now, a regular expression for a method can be passed to ri on the
>    command-line.
>  * Added an interactive mode to ri (patch by Daniel Choi).  Now, when
> ri
>    is given a -i argument, it will allow the user to disambiguate
>    unqualified methods if more than one is present and also will allow
> a
>    user to get information for a class' method.

Wow, this sounds really great.  Thanks!

Will this be merged with 1.9 before the feature freeze?

James Edward Gray II