delete a gem

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Amr N Tamimi

12 Mar, 2010 02:15 PM

Please Delete spiktra gem
and delete the yanked versions of whois-ps gem.

Thanks

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 13 Mar, 2010 05:14 PM

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    Hi there,

    Our policy has been not to remove gems permanently unless if there's some sort of malicious or harmful code, or something like a plaintext password that has access to who knows what and was in the gem.

    Otherwise, you're not going to run out of version numbers, and the cost for us to host the gem is barely anything. We built gem yank in such a way that it would appeal to most people who may have botched a release, and having dead gems laying around isn't that big of a deal from the service perspective.

    If there's a stronger reason to remove the gem please let me know.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 14 Mar, 2010 05:15 PM

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    This seems to be a duplicate of http://help.rubygems.org/discussions/problems/85-deleting-my-gems, closing this one.

  3. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 14 Mar, 2010 05:15 PM.

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