On May 21, 2009, at 03:21 , Brian Candler wrote:

> New experimental project:
>
> Snailgun accelerates the startup of Ruby applications which require
> large numbers of libraries. It's especially beneficial for TDD with
> Rails apps, since the overhead of loading all the Rails libraries is
> essentially eliminated.
>
> Works only on Linux/BSD systems.
>
> For more info see:
> http://github.com/candlerb/snailgun

this looks great and could save my team a lot of time collectively.  
when will it become a real gem?