[Rubygems-developers] Specifying a platform

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Sat Apr 17 11:10:55 EDT 2004


On 17/4/2004, at 9:51 AM, Jim Weirich wrote:

> Chad Fowler wrote:
>> I guess it's a subjective difference, but the parentheses *really* 
>> bother me.
>> So, do we agree that we don't need -ruby- in the name of a gem?
>
> I wouldn't think so.  But is there a need to syntactically indicate 
> the platform portion of a gem file name?
>
>

I don't think the gem file name is important, since we have the yaml 
metadata.  If it is, we should fix it.

Chad



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