Abstraction Creep timelessrepo.com
Abstraction creep: When you try to save yourself from a shaky abstraction by introducing another abstraction, instead of just fixing that abstraction.
Ruby 1.9 is a new series of Ruby. It is modern, faster, with clearer syntax, multilingualized and much improved version of Ruby. Ruby 1.8 series has been used since 2003 and many great products were born on it. Today Ruby 1.9 series starts its history as 1.8 series did. Notice that Ruby 1.8 still remains. 1.8.8 will be released this year.