[Rubygems-developers] Why does an install command an update of the Gem source index ?

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Fri Jun 3 11:01:45 EDT 2005

On Friday, June 3, 2005, 7:25:48 PM, Hugh wrote:

> Minimized data transfer has been addressed somewhat by compression,
> but I think your first point about "does the client actually need
> the remote index at all?" is a good one.

It's really nice to be able to know about remote gems without having
to query the server all the time.  I guess that's the idea behind it.


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