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Episode #139 - January 7, 2011

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Tenacity, Timeago, Decent Exposure 1.0, better STI and even God all get some love today, plus some delightful repartee about hashrockets and gem versioning.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • Decent Exposure
  • Versioning gems
  • Ruby 1.9 and God
  • => :(
  • Revisiting STI
  • Tenacity
  • Timeago
  • Ruby5

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