> You can get the (hopefully) final preview to 1.8.1.
> 
>   ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.1-preview4.tar.gz
> 
> Enjoy and report problems if you find any.
> 
> I will going to release 1.8.1 on 24th or 25th, unless any showstopper
> prevents me.  Merry Christmas.

Mirrored here:

http://rubyforge.org/project/showfiles.php?group_id=30

Merry Christmas to all!

Yours,

Tom