Nokogiri 1.5.0 ("Y U NO RELEASE?" Edition) has been released!

ZOMG GUYS AND GIRLS! It's been over a year since we announced
1.5.0.beta.1 and the sweet, sweet pure-Java code that replaces LibXML
on JRuby.

We've received a lot of feedback from the JRuby community since then,
and although it's likely that this version is not absolutely perfect,
it's close enough for rock and roll.


## NON-JRUBY PLATFORMS

On non-JRuby platforms, this code is functionally identical to 1.4.7,
so you should be able to upgrade with impunity, with the following
caveats:

* Support for Ruby 1.8.6 has ended.
  This release will only install on Ruby >=1.8.7.
* Support for LibXML 2.6.16 and earlier has ended.
  This release will only install with later versions.
* Support for FFI has ended.


## JRUBY

I'd like to make sure that I'm being totally, absolutely clear about
this:

*  On JRuby, Nokogiri 1.5.0 does not use LibXML.
*  On JRuby, Nokogiri 1.5.0 will always use the new pure-Java backend.

So you should probably do some thorough testing of your application
before deploying with this release.


## CREDIT

The pure-java backend was built largely through the epic efforts of a
very few developers:

* Yoko Harada (@yokolet)
* Charles Nutter (@headius)
* Sergio Arbeo (@serabe)
* Pat Mahoney (@pmahoney)

Special thanks to Yoko, who has taken on the majority of the
maintenance burden. Arigato gosaimasu, Yoko!


# NOKOGIRI

* <http://nokogiri.org>
* <http://github.com/tenderlove/nokogiri/wikis>
* <http://github.com/tenderlove/nokogiri/tree/master>
* <http://groups.google.com/group/nokogiri-talk>
* <http://github.com/tenderlove/nokogiri/issues>

Nokogiri () is an HTML, XML, SAX, and Reader parser.  Among
Nokogiri's many features is the ability to search documents via XPath
or CSS3 selectors.

XML is like violence - if it doesnt solve your problems, you are not
using enough of it.


## CHANGES in 1.5.0

* Notes

  * JRuby support is provided by a new pure-java backend.

* Features

  * extracted sets of Node::SaveOptions into
    Node::SaveOptions::DEFAULT_{X,H,XH}TML (refactor)

* Bugfixes

  * default output of XML on JRuby is no longer formatted due to
    inconsistent whitespace handling. #415
  * (JRuby) making empty NodeSets with null `nodes` member safe to
    operate on. #443
  * Fix a bug in advanced encoding detection that leads to partially
    duplicated document when parsing an HTML file with unknown
    encoding.
  * Add support for <meta charset="...">.
  * Node#inner_text no longer returns nil. (JRuby) #264

* Deprecations

  * Ruby 1.8.6 is deprecated.
  * LibXML 2.6.16 and earlier are deprecated. Nokogiri will refuse to
install.
  * FFI support is removed.