Josef 'Jupp' SCHUGT wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> * Hal Fulton; 2003-10-19, 19:32 UTC:
> 
>>  http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/download.html
>>
>>It claims that 1.6.8 is stable.
> 
> 
> 1.8 may be a newer stable version but the claim is right.

The claim is not that 1.6.8 is *a* stable version, but *the* stable 
version, and that 1.8.0 is only in preview.

The link for 1.8 goes to ruby-1.8.0-preview1.tar.gz, not 
ruby-1.8.0.tar.gz.  You have to follow the mirror links to see that 
there is a later version of 1.8.0


James