[Rubygems-developers] Specifying equivalent modules?

Eric Hodel 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  
> version
> 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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