[Rubygems-developers] Specifying equivalent modules?
drbrain at segment7.net
Fri Apr 20 12:21:05 EDT 2007
On Apr 19, 2007, at 20:49, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:
> Jim Weirich wrote:
>> Zed would not have to be "responsible" for releasing a java platform
>> mongrel gem. Someone else could do all the work and even handle the
>> release. The only coordination that would be required is that for a
>> given version number, the C platform and the Java platform gems have
>> compatible APIs.
> So is the right answer that if we made mongrel gems for the Java
> and just handed them over to Zed to publish through RubyForge, that
> would be the right way to go forward? That probably works well enough,
> but perhaps there's issues of who to come to with problems on the Java
> version (people will go to the project they got it from) and similar
> questions. Maybe that's not a big deal.
You don't even need to wait for Zed. If you're on the project you
can do the release all by yourself. Both Jim and I have released
Rubygems on Rubyforge. The only interaction necessary by Zed is to
add the Java maintainer to the project.
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