Ruby 1.9.0 Released

Matz announced the release of Ruby 1.9.0, a development release.

You can fetch it from:




Net::HTTPS Vulnerability

A vulnerability on the net/https library was reported.

Detailed information should be found at the original advisory: <URL:>

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Euruko 2007: The European Ruby Conference

Planning is underway for Euruko 2007

Euruko 2007 will be located in Vienna, Austria, on Saturday & Sunday 10th and 11th November, 2007.

There is an informal registration page and a general information site .

RubyConf 2007 Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for RubyConf 2007.

You can see the conference agenda.

Ruby Logo Contest

The Ruby Association open the Ruby Logo Contest. Please submit your logo!

Proposals now being accepted for RubyConf 2007 presentations

David A. Black announced on ruby-talk that presentation proposals for RubyConf 2007 are now being accepted.

The form is at . You need to sign up for a password, even if you had one last year. (It just involves connecting to a confirmation link.)

The deadline for proposals is August 20, 5:00 PM EDT.

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Ruby 1.8.6 released!

Ruby 1.8.6 has been released (see the announcement on Ruby-Talk). The source is available in three formats:

ruby-1.8.6.tar.bz2 (3.8 MB)
md5: e558a0e00ae318d43bf6ff9af452bad2
sha256: 0fc6ad0b31d8ec3997db2a56a2ac1c235283a3607abb876300fc711b3f8e3dd7
ruby-1.8.6.tar.gz (4.4 MB)
md5: 23d2494aa94e7ae1ecbbb8c5e1507683
sha256: 3ef37fb961d04471a1aef2c8079d6fab09932e3281d79859d5cd5d426bde0868 (5.3 MB)
md5: 5f4b82cec8f437634e05a3ce9bb3ca67
sha256: c4b011d66b3f7e3bddbdf61a7404120d5ac80c6b742ad08e7e75b6d14ee56e76

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CVS services will be permanently unavailable

CVS services (including CVSup and CVSweb) will be permanently unavailable on Fri Mar 16 03:00 UTC 2007. The source code repositry has been moved to SVN.

If you require the CVS repositry, please get it by CVSup till that day.

IP Address Change

The IP address of the server will be changed on Thu Feb 22 03:00:00 UTC 2007, and WWW/FTP/ML and Anonymous CVS services will be stopped in a few minutes.

Sorry for inconvenience.

MountainWest Speaker List Posted

The list of speakers and topics for MountainWest RubyConf has gone up.

There’s also a nice social site for the conference as well.

MountainWest RubyConf 2007 Registration Now Open

Registration for the upcoming MountainWest RubyConf is open.

This regional Ruby conference will be in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, on March 16 and 17, 2007.

$50 gets you a seat and a T-shirt. More details are forthcoming, but, trust me, this will be good.