It's been a pretty quiet week. There were some minor releases, and only one truly notable release.
Rack is a middleware program that sits between web applications or frameworks and web servers. It allows frameworks to target Rack, and not have to know the specifics of all the web servers Rack supports. It's become a vital piece of the Ruby web landscape. This 1.0 milestone fixes a number of bugs and adds some minor features.
Rspec 1.2.6 was released just hours after 1.2.5 on account of a small error with the SPEC file. 1.2.5 was primarily a bugfix release. Also, since Rspec has been upgraded, so have the related packages such as rspec-rails.
The win32 team provides quality Ruby abstractions for Windows-related tasks. The win32-clipboard library allows you to read and place data into the Windows clipboard from your Ruby scripts.