[Rubygems-developers] gem update: Message [lacks] a verb :-)

Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Tue Oct 26 11:36:35 EDT 2004

When I do gem update I get:

brains# gem update
Upgrading installed gems...
All gems up to date

I think this SHOULD be 'All gems are up to date' -- it is correct
colloquial English, of course, but for people trying to translate
this the lack of a verb could be problematic.  Using babelfish twice:

all gems up to date -> <japanese> -> The up-to-date all jewels

all gems are up to date -> <japanese> -> jewel everything is up-to-date

Which seems much clearer to my mind.

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