[Rubygems-developers] Specifying equivalent modules?

Charles Oliver Nutter charles.nutter at sun.com
Fri Apr 20 19:29:58 EDT 2007

Eric Hodel wrote:
> 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.

So for every such case, we should join the project?

- Charlie

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