[Rubygems-developers] RubyGems Dependency Type

Chad Woolley thewoolleyman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 20:26:56 EST 2008


On Feb 1, 2008 8:17 AM, Susan Potter <me at susanpotter.net> wrote:
> Internally we were trying to be Maven-esque since most internal
> Java-gone-Ruby developers at the client used Maven previously (and
> apparently loved it), but that is a very small number of real Ruby
> developers in the "wild":)

Hehe.  I'm one of that very small number - The dependency and version
management philosophy of Maven is what inspired GemInstaller.

Unfortunately, many Ruby developers, even very prominent ones,
*underestimate* the "power of versions" ;)

-- Chad


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