[Rubygems-developers] "Copeland" gem

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Mon Sep 20 18:07:44 EDT 2004


On Sep 20, 2004, at 5:35 PM, Mauricio Fernández wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 02:16:59PM -0600, Jamis Buck wrote:
>> I was just looking at the gem repository at
>> http://gems.rubyforge.org/gems and I noticed that the "copeland-0.1.0"
>> gem is still there.
>>
>> I had thought that it was deleted at one point (it was the first 
>> release
>> of Copland, and misnamed). Is there any way to get rid of that one
>> again? It is identical to copland-0.1.0 in all respects but the name, 
>> so
>> there would be no loss to the community if it got nuked.
>>
>> To clarify: "copland" is the good gem, "copeland" (with an 'e') is the
>> bad gem.  :)
>
> I think you have to remove it from your Releases area and then have it
> removed manually from the Gem Archive. It might be somewhat complex 
> because
> some attempt to remove Labyrinth was performed a few months ago and 
> it's still
> available as http://gems.rubyforge.org/gems/Labyrinth-0.2.0.gem :-)
>

This isn't indicative of process complexity as you imply.  David Naseby 
still has the Labyrinth gem in his file release area.  So, it got 
redeployed after I deleted it.   I'll email him now to ask him to 
remove it.

I'll also delete copeland.

Chad




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