[Rubygems-developers] gem format

Lyle Johnson lyle.johnson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 17:50:38 EDT 2004

On Wed, 7 Jul 2004 16:32:16 -0400 (EDT), Chad Fowler
<chad at chadfowler.com> wrote:

> There are obvious advantages to using tar/gzip, including the fact that
> many tools already support it.  I think it would be especially nice for
> browsing the contents of a gem before installing it.

I'd personally like _some_ solution that involves compressing the
data, since the binary and source gems for FXRuby are so large when

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