[Rubygems-developers] Suggestions regarding new CLI

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Fri Jun 25 13:12:30 EDT 2004

On 25/6/2004, at 4:40 AM, Gavin Sinclair wrote:

> Jim Weirich wrote:
>> A very productive evening.  [.....]
> Wow, that's a lot of work.  Thanks Jim.
>> Oh, and "gem2" is gone.  I promoted it to be the standard "gem" script
>> now.  Let me know if anyone has problems.
> I don't doubt that the new 'gem' is nearly ready to go, but renaming it
> now means that it will be in the next release.  I thought it would be 
> more
> sensible to have another 0.6 release with bugfixes and stuff, then 
> release
> 0.7 with the new interface.  The new interface shouldn't be released 
> until
> it's well documented, but that shouldn't hold back the release of
> bugfixes.

I say we axe "gem2" now (as Jim has done).  Let's just do what we can 
to make things ready for a full release with the new "gem" command.  
Things have come so far it doesn't make sense to release the old gem 
code again, IMO.


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