Since there were a number of requests around for a more detailed
explanation of 1.8.0 changes, I figured I'd start into my favorites and
cover as many as I can.

My 1.8.0 summary is up at:

  http://whytheluckystiff.net/articles/2003/08/04/rubyOneEightOh

I'm about halfway done.  I'll post a link again when I feel like I'm
finished.

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