[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    Synchronizing repository: xxx items out of date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 that it's clear that the xxx items out of date are not necessarily the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
users.

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

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