Delete chromewatir gem

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zeljko.filipin

26 Apr, 2010 01:10 PM

Hi,

Could you please delete chromewatir gem?

It is already deleted everywhere else:

http://rubyforge.org/projects/wtr/
http://watir.com/platforms/
http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/ChromeWatir
http://jira.openqa.org/browse/cw

I have read http://help.rubygems.org/faqs/gemcutter/removing-a-published-rubygem

The reason why I would like the gem removed is because it is broken. Recent changes in Chrome completely broke it. I have contacted the author of the gem and he does not plan to fix it. He is already deleted the source from GitHub and I have deleted all Watir pages that talk about the gem. There is another Chrome driver that is functional (watir-webdriver), so this one is not needed.

We get a question here and there about the gem and I have to explain to people that it is broken.

Regards,

Željko Filipin

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 03 May, 2010 01:13 AM

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    Hi there, sorry about the delay in the response here.

    I think yanking the gem would be a good first step, it will then stop showing up in search and in the case that someone actually does need it, they can get it. Does that sound acceptable?

  2. 2 Posted by zeljko.filipin on 13 May, 2010 08:59 AM

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    Hi Nick,

    Thanks for the reply, I have yanked the gem.

  3. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 17 May, 2010 02:19 AM.

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