Long time no minor version-up…
Here is an initial official release of a stable version ruby 1.8.
The download site will lead you to the source code ruby-1.8.0.tar.gz. Its MD5SUM is:
Binaries are going to be there.
Some features are changed from previous stable version ruby 1.6.x; See ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/changes.1.8.0.
Thank you matz, and all committers, for all your trouble!
Posted by sughimsi on 4 Aug 2003