If pro-Gaddafi forces loose Ras Lanuf in next 24 hours then I would say that roll towards capital has started. Earlier attempt by Gaddafi forces to go towards east waked up a angry nest.
Seems like high ranking officers want to crash train troops more carefully before going into risky offensive mode towards unknown. Rebels could suffer huge losses on open desert if they get pinned down by tanks and other heavy weaponry.it looked as though the provisional authorities back in Benghazi simply wanted to use Friday to prepare for an orderly advance in a day or so. Instead, the more hot-headed of the volunteers seem to be forcing the pace of this conflict