Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

>Merry Christmas,
>
>We finally announce the release of final stable 1.8.1 at
>
>  ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/ruby-1.8.1.tar.gz
>  
>
Just downloaded and built it on my Redhat 9 system.  Works like a charm.

Merry Christmas from a not so white Christmas here in Sydney ... it's 
currently 37C.

Harry O.