[Rubygems-developers] Adoption

Paul Duncan pabs at pablotron.org
Thu Oct 21 22:47:48 EDT 2004


* Gavin Sinclair (gsinclair at soyabean.com.au) wrote:
> On Friday, October 22, 2004, 7:15:21 AM, Paul wrote:
> 
> > Speaking of normalizing things, how about the filenames? Can you
> > downcase! the project name when converting it to the gem file name?
> 
> Shouldn't the file name be the same as the project name, to avoid
> confusion when using require_gem?

I believe the convention is to always have a lowercase path and library,
regardless of the name of the actual library.  

So, SOAP4r becomes
 
  require 'soqp4r'

and Test::Unit becomes

  require 'test/unit'

I've been doing that for my bindings (Imlib2-Ruby => 'imlib2', etc).

> Gavin

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