[Rubygems-developers] 0.4.0 bugfix release
chad at chadfowler.com
Mon May 31 08:41:09 EDT 2004
On 30/5/2004, at 9:13 PM, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>> FYI, Since we haven't seen a ton of activity recently on new features,
>> I'm going to release 0.4.0 quietly this evening just to get the
>> least-buggy code out for people to test/comment on.
> Cool, thanks Chad.
> Last night, a friend and I brainstromed the look and feel of a
> object. I'll collect my notes and post a summary when I get a chance.
> One thing, though. I would like to support the mirroring of gems (i.e.
> downloading them to a machine without installing them). Those gems
> then be available for local install, or for serving to other machines.
> there support for this idea?
Definitely. I want to use it to mirror the gems across multiple
sources for gem --remote availability.
> # It's not something your everyday user would use, but it would
> # bring advantages to power users, and it would facilitate the creation
> # of mirrors, obviously.
> As a joke, I thought the holding place for such gems could be called
> "cellar" - i.e. putting them away for later consumption. Then I
> I couldn't think of anything better. What do you think?
Perhaps, "cache" starts to make more sense in this context to you? ;)
Seriously, though, maybe we put these things into the 'cache' but in an
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