On Nov 23, 2010, at 13:25 , Chuck Remes wrote:

> I use 1.9.2p0 daily and find it to be extremely stable and fast. I =
would say the biggest reason to use it is to get a performance boost. =
Most of your code from 1.8 will "just work."  My code sees a 2-5x =
speedup on 1.9.2 versus 1.8.7.

That's really variable and depends on what you're doing.

All of my text processing code needed reworking, and text processing is =
(was?) noticeably slower in ruby 1.9 than it is in 1.8.