On Sep 19, 2008, at 18:32 PM, James Gray wrote:
> 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?

That's the plan.