[Rubygems-developers] Gemtacular.com

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Tue Jan 9 14:20:55 EST 2007


On 1/9/07, Steven Lumos <steven at lumos.us> wrote:
> "Chad Fowler" <chad at chadfowler.com> writes:
>
> > On 1/8/07, Anthony Eden <anthonyeden at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 1/8/07, Chad Fowler <chad at chadfowler.com> wrote:
> >> > On 1/3/07, Anthony Eden <anthonyeden at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > On 1/3/07, Chad Fowler <chad at chadfowler.com> wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > Right now I have it deployed on my server with mongrel cluster and
> >> > > Apache 2.2. Do we have access to the same setup on rubygems.org or
> >> > > would it be a different deployment environment? Also would I be able
> >> > > to use capistrano to do updates? Also, I suppose I would need to
> >> > > include links to the existing documentation as well since it would be
> >> > > replacing that homepage - what else would have to be included in order
> >> > > to replace the current rubyforge.org homepage?
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> > Sorry for going silent for a few days.
> >> >
> >> > I have the same setup exactly, so things should be easy.
> >>
> >> Good. We can figure out who will handle deployment once the project is
> >> in RubyForge.
> >>
> >> >
> >> > > One option as an alternative to deploying it to the actual
> >> > > rubyforge.org hardware would be to just CNAME a third-level under
> >> > > rubyforge.org until it is ready for final release.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> > Let's do it with a CNAME to get things started.  Wanna start with
> >> > gemtacular.rubygems.org?  I'll set it up to point to your IP if so.
> >>
> >> Sure, go ahead and do that. I've already modified the vhost so it will
> >> respond to gemtacular.rubygems.org.
> >>
> >
> >
> > Done.  http://gemtacular.rubygems.org
>
> Guys.  Since it's not necessary to squeeze between domain squatters
> edgewise in this case, how about a nice boring name like
> list.rubygems.org?
>
> Steve
>

I agree with your sentiment.  My hope would be that when this goes
live for "real", it's just rubygems.org and doesn't have a special
name.  Anthony, how do you feel about that?  in that case, I see the
current DNS name to be more of a project code name than anything else.

Chad


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