On Sep 29, 2009, at 12:00 , Michael W. Ryder wrote:

> The first time it installed a bunch of dependencies.  I just ran it  
> again and after saying that it was installing RDoc files for nitpick  
> the following message appeared:
>  lib/nitpick/sexp_extension.rb:3:23: ':' not followed by identified  
> or operator
> Trying to just use nitpick --help results in a bunch of error  
> messages.  Could this be related to the version of Ruby (1.8.4) or  
> that I am running this on Windows XP Pro?

1.8.4?!?

yes. you should update.