[Rubygems-developers] Understanding new RubyGem 0.9 output

Jim Weirich jim.weirich at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 16:03:45 EDT 2006

On 7/3/06, Wes Gamble <weyus at att.net> wrote:
> > I'm thinking of something along the lines of:
> >
> >    Synchronizing repository: xxx items out of date
> >
> > That avoids the word "gem" so there won't be any confusion there.  It
> > also make it clear this action is related to the repository.
> I have to be a pest, but I would suggest that the message be tweaked so
> that it's clear that the xxx items out of date are not necessarily the
> user's currently installed gems.

Don't worry about being a pest.  This is good feedback.  I've been immersed
in this so much, it is difficult for me to tell what is not clear to new

   Synchronizing xxx index entries from http://gems.rubyforge.com

-- Jim Weirich    jim at weirichhouse.org     http://onestepback.org
"Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct,
not tried it." -- Donald Knuth (in a memo to Peter van Emde Boas)
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