[Rubygems-developers] Design notes for RubyGems 2
gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Mon Jun 7 18:08:58 EDT 2004
On Tuesday, June 8, 2004, 5:41:48 AM, Curt wrote:
> Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Attached are my notes about the idea of a repository for RubyGems and
>> much else. I hope you find it enjoyable reading :)
> This is excellent!
> Looks like my delay in being able to work on the RubyGems Browser may work
> to my advantage. :-)
That's good. An application developer is exactly the market that
needs to be pleased.
> I only have one minor comment -- its seems like gross overkill to have to
> download the entire gem just to get at the readme. This might not be a big
> deal for many gems, but some of the gems I'm likely to be creating could
> easily run 2 to 10mb.
Thanks for undermining my casual assumption :)
> How about updating the gem spec to allow a copy of the readme be there, then
> the gem spec would have everything you need.
It seems a bit weird duplicating a whole file in the spec, but
otherwise a good enough solution. Let's see what the others think.
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