#*Well*, that's not exactly true. Note that the rails.tar.gz contains
#the complete dependecies, i.e. Active* etc. The rails gem
#the helper scripts and depends othe the other libraries.
yep, i gem one at a time If there's an update on active record eg, i just update that gem.
#If they didn't want you to use it, they wouldn't publish them.
#For you, I just hope the rails howto doesn't tell to jump out of the
maybe? lol :-)) I'm just trying to make it a habit to use gem (or any ruby pckgr for that matter) for ruby's interest (think advocacy). The more we use rubygem, the more we can support it.
ps: do not worry, i download the gz/zips too