[Rubyinstaller-devel] Heads up for preview2

Roger Pack rogerdpack at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 11:41:53 EDT 2009


> Perhaps the CHM's can go in the main installer and the ri's in another?
> Or maybe I could work on an ri generator gem, i.e.
> $ gem install ri_generator
> $ ri_generate_core # downloads core, runs rdoc against it, installs
> the ri for you locally
>
> Then we would never have to worry about installing ri--the end user
> can easily recreate the RI on the fly :)
>
> Thoughts?

Another option would be to somehow make an ri that can link into a
remote ri, so you don't have to install things locally [ex: link in to
webri.tigerops.org].  I might blend that into my method describer
gem[1] soon.

[1] http://github.com/rogerdpack/method_describer/tree/master

-r


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