[Rubygems-developers] Format backward compatability

Mauricio Fernández batsman.geo at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 13 15:40:58 EDT 2004

On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 03:36:38PM -0400, Richard Kilmer wrote:
> You cannot install a prior formatted gem, can you?

Surely not; I was referring to existent functionality while staying
with the new format, not to cross-format safety.  Actually, I was a bit
surprised to see this committed so quickly, before deciding what you
wanted to do regarding backwards compatibility...

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