Taking over `test` gem

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trans

24 Jul, 2011 04:08 PM

Hi--

I'm not 100% sure yet, but I'm considering the use the gem name test for a universal test runner I've developed. But it seems the name has been taken:

https://rubygems.org/gems/test

By this guy:

https://rubygems.org/profiles/wooki

But, as you can see, there is no contact information, no description, and the gem itself has nothing in it except one method:

def jim
  puts "JIM TEST GEM"
end

So I think its safe to conclude that "wooki" was just doing a test of gem development/gem pushing and this is not a real gem.

I would contact wooki to make sure of this, but like I said, there's no contact information to be found.

So I am wondering would I be able to get control of the gem?

Then again, maybe you guys would like to keep it as a sort of dev/null gem to test with?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Eric Hodel on 25 Jul, 2011 02:33 AM

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    Jim, are you interested in continuing to own the 'test' gem name?

  2. 2 Posted by James Rowe on 25 Jul, 2011 11:04 AM

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    Hi, sorry I created that by mistake and couldn;t work out how to put it back.

    So no, I'm not.

    Jim

  3. 3 Posted by trans on 25 Jul, 2011 06:06 PM

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    $ gem yank test -v 0.3.0
    
  4. 4 Posted by trans on 29 Jul, 2011 06:02 PM

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    I'll use it if someone will remove it.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 29 Jul, 2011 06:34 PM

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    Yanked it, you can go ahead trans.

  6. 6 Posted by trans on 29 Jul, 2011 06:53 PM

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    You sure? Still looks like it is there.

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 29 Jul, 2011 07:37 PM

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    Yanked the wrong version...there was a 0.3.0 and 0.1, oops. You should be all set to push a new one up as long as it doesn't match those two numbers.

  8. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 29 Jul, 2011 07:37 PM.

  9. trans re-opened this discussion on 11 Aug, 2011 12:03 AM

  10. 8 Posted by trans on 11 Aug, 2011 12:03 AM

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    Still a problem. It seems it still thinks wooki owns the gem. Even though I was able to push it the first time, I can't push it now.

  11. trans closed this discussion on 11 Aug, 2011 08:41 PM.

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