[Rubygems-developers] Packaging gems that are not your own

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Tue Sep 21 19:57:09 EDT 2004

On Tuesday, September 21, 2004, 8:36:37 PM, Eivind wrote:

> I prefer using a standard e-mail address.  That would be either with
> standard RFC2822 name syntax:

>     spec.packager = "Gavin Sinclair <gsinclair at ...>"

> or with standard RFC2822 comment syntax:

>     spec.packager = "gsinclair at ... (Gavin Sinclair)"

> I think the former is better, but both are better than splitting
> name/email or making up our own syntax.

Yeah, agreed on all points.  Good to follow a standard.  It's only an
information field, so not much point rigidly enforcing it.  When
building a gem, a warning could be emitted if it doesn't look good.
But there's none of that at the moment anyway.


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